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Software Engineer in Test

Community: Technology
Location: Colombia
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Software Engineer in Test
Remote – Colombia


*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*


The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a 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.   


At Blackboard, we believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices, but who we are as a company.


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 a member of our QA team, you’ll focus on providing support for test development and execution against Blackboard’s new feature and legacy system releases. As a Software Engineer in Test, you will create and maintain automation frameworks and testing tools.


Specific responsibilities will include:

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


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, dental plan, and wellness allowance
  • Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100
  • Free parking for employees and paid 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
  • Daily budget to spend on beverage vending machines
  • 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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Req ID: BB-3871
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