Software Quality Assurance Engineer - remote

Illuminate Education - Remote - Full time

Position Overview

We at Illuminate Education are seeking an analytical and experienced QA Engineer who will play a crucial role in ensuring that we are consistently delivering a performant bug and defect-free product. You will participate in planning discussions with business stakeholders and development staff to determine how business problems and opportunities can be resolved with enhancements to existing software and the creation of new software systems. If you have a love for testing, breaking, and fixing products, then we want to work with you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product owners and software engineers to understand technical system requirements, business use cases, and application performance considerations
  • Design, implement, and execute comprehensive and well-structured automated suites for regression and performance testing
  • Analyze the CPU Utilization, Memory Usage, Network Usage, and DB reports to verify the performance of the applications
  • Generate performance graphs, status reports and other related documentation for validation and analysis
  • Analyze testing data to determine areas where a product can be improved or modified to better meet the needs of customers
  • Present report findings, suggestions, and detailed data to stakeholders in an informative manner to help them make better decisions regarding a product’s function and purpose
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Establish metrics, apply industry best practices, and develop new tools and processes to ensure quality

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • 3+ years work experience in software quality assurance
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with different testing techniques such as UI Testing, Automated Testing, and Model Based Testing
  • Experience with JMeter (BeanShell and Groovy, a plus), Python, Selenium, GitHub, Docker, CircleCI
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools with the ability to manually test web applications
  • Experience with agile development processes
  • Highly organized with good time-management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Illuminate Education

Illuminate Education is a market-leading Software as a Service (SaaS) student assessment and reporting platform used by K-12 administrators and educators to measure, analyze, and subsequently improve classroom and school-wide learning.
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