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Senior QA Engineer
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Beltsville, Maryland, USA Engineering Full-time
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.
The Government Relations Software Engineering team is responsible for the engineering and design of our enterprise-level SaaS application used by Government Relations and PAC professionals. We are passionate about building high quality, performance optimized software that is reliable for our clients and employees.
The successful candidate will offer experience with enterprise level applications and be passionate about being a quality advocate. This role is responsible for the testing, deployment, and support of commercial software, ensuring it meets all business and client requirements.
You will help us by:
Contributes to team efforts to implement quality assurance standards and be involved in all parts of the development process
Write automated tests ranging in scale from specific unit tests to full system regressions
Encourage open, collaborative team dynamic
Work closely with developers, product owners, and other QA members to verify requirements and business rules
Ensure tests verify both ”happy path” base cases and common edge cases, user errors, and security vulnerabilities
Document testing steps and results thoroughly
Integrate tests into continuous integration pipelines and monitoring frameworks
Compose (or automate creation of) bug reports with all info needed for engineers to identify or recreate issues
Execute build scripts and evaluate production readiness of builds
Contribute to internal and cross-team discussions and engineering decisions
Act as a product/customer advocate during planning and design discussions
Participate in Scrum activities ensuring QA and testing are considered as early as possible on all stories
Communicate with team and management about deadlines, roadblocks, and status
Keep up to date on relevant technologies, methodologies, and tools
Ability to prioritize responsibilities and respond to shifting priorities
You will be a great fit if you have the following:
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or similar field
Minimum three years of professional experience developing automated software tests
Able to test at all levels of an application or service, not just user interfaces
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience working with multiple languages and platforms
Experience with continuous integration and build automation
Experience with source control platforms such as Git, Bitbucket
Working knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodology, tools, and techniques
Thrive in a fast-paced environment: learn rapidly and master diverse technologies and techniques
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Knowledge of one or more automated testing frameworks/tools (Selenium, Cucumber, etc.)
Experience with Bamboo or similar build automation system
Familiar with one or more object-oriented language (Java, C#, Python, etc.)
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