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Associate Software Engineer in Test

Community: Technology
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date Posted: May 27, 2021
Remote:
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Associate Software Engineer in Test

Bogota, Colombia

 

*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*

 

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a Associate Software Engineer in Test to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.   

 

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com
 

This role focuses on our Ultra Platform, which provides students with a simple and intuitive learning experience that they can access anytime and anywhere. It’s a solution that’s continuously evolving to meet users’ needs, and we’re looking for someone to join the team and get deeply involved in the existing product code base, improving the quality and enhancing the functionality of the product.
 

As Associate Software Engineer in Test, you will focus on providing support for test development and execution against Blackboard’s new feature and legacy system releases. You’ll become an active member of an agile team of developers participating in daily stand ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos.

 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and maintaining automation frameworks and testing tools
  • Developing the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of unit tests, integration/API tests, and UI tests
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining complex testing environments, performing all aspects of verification including functional, regression, load, and system testing as well as documentation
  • Working in a Scrum team focused on building functionality for Blackboard’s mobile applications 

 
The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above
  • Any experience in QA automation
  • Any experience developing test automation scripts for web applications
  • Any experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as Webdriver and TestNG
  • Exposure to Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • A basic technical understanding of database configuration and ability to write complex SQL queries
  • Any experience with one or more scripting languages like shell or bash
  • Any experience with REST APIs, JavaScript, XML, JSON
  • Exposure to build environments like Jenkins, Docker and Mesos

 
 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).



The Office:

Blackboard has an office located in Bogota, Colombia as a hub for the LAC market.   

  • Located in Capital Towers center in the financial district
  • Excellent and secure area to eat lunch, have a walk, or dine after office hours 
  • Benefits in prepaid medicine
  • Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100
  • Free bike parking for employees and paid bike parking for visitors 
  • Multiple private spaces for virtual and face-to-face meetings
  • Regular events like bring your dog to work day and ping-pong, foosball, and Mario Kart tournaments 
  • Sodexo card provided for employees
  • Learn more about the Bogota office culture by checking out our Facebook page

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.  

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 

 

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