Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts

Description

About Us

Shorelight Education is reinventing the international education experience for both students and universities. In partnership with leading U.S. institutions, we build innovative degree programs—whether on campus or cloud-based, in the United States or students’ home countries—that help students thrive and create a new generation of successful, globally minded alumni.


Job Overview

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer validates solutions within our applications. This position serves an integral role throughout the development lifecycle, the core functions being requirements and solution analysis, testing of new and modified functionality using different techniques like Automation and Manual Testing.

Essential Functions

  • Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • The primary application you’ll be testing is Salesforce.com and applications developed on the force.com platform.
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan, create and execute testing activities
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly, and track bugs
  • Work with the development team and business partners to define or refine business rules and processes as needed.
  • Collaborate with the development team and business partners throughout the development lifecycle
  • Create and Maintain Automated Test Suite.
  • Support user acceptance testing
  • Identify and track defects when test failures occur, narrowing the root cause to enable efficient investigation
  • Comply with Shorelight Written Information Security Policy, and all other Shorelight Information Security Policies and Procedures
  • Take responsibility for any Shorelight assets assigned to you
  • Promptly report any security events, incidents or weaknesses to Shorelight Security

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, or a related subject
  • Strong knowledge of manual and automated QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Excellent communication and creative-thinking skills, with an ability to use data to inform all decisions
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum/Lean methologies.
  • Experience creating/working with Web/ Mobile App Automation.
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus.
  • Experience working with Robotframework is a plus.
  • Experience working with Salesforce application is desired.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders from local, national, and international constituencies
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and passion for emerging technologies
  • Eligibility to work in, and travel freely to and from, the United States without sponsorship

Security Compliance

  • Comply with Shorelight Written Information Security Policy, and all other Shorelight Information Security Policies and Procedures
  • Take responsibility for any Shorelight assets assigned to you
  • Promptly report any security events, incidents or weaknesses to Shorelight Security

Application Process

To apply for this position, please visit the Shorelight Careers page to submit an application with a resume and cover letter.

Background Check Required – Identity, Education, Criminal

Shorelight Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.