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Software Engineer in Test

Community: Technology
Location: Colombia
Date Posted: Jul 29, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description


Software Engineer in Test
Remote - Colombia



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  


As a member of our Product Development organization, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. As Software Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for building, testing, configuring, and deploying code in complex environments. 


The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • 2-4+ years of relevant experience 
  • Light experience with test automation technologies like Postman, Locust, Gatling, or JMeter, as well as in test driven and behavioral driven development 
  • Knowledgeable in developing and consuming RESTful web services and in domain driven design and service-oriented architecture 
  • Experience capturing test requirements, documenting test cases, building test plans using automated tools like Cucumber, Appium, and/or Selenium, as well as building and testing applications as part of a continuous delivery lifecycle 
  • A working knowledge of scripting languages like Python, Ruby, or Groovy with software development in large-scale, cloud environments  
  • Familiarity with developing single-page JavaScript applications and frameworks such as React, Redux, or Angular 
  • Experience working with configuration management systems 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above 


Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience with deployment automation  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience  
  • Master’s degree  
  • Previous experience in the education industry and with e-learning technologies


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


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.  



Req ID: 154

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