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Software Engineer in Test

Community: Technology
Location: United States
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description


Software Engineer in Test  

Remote – US



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 



In this role, you will be testing features for our teaching and learning products that deliver best in class solutions to clients. You will join a motivated, creative, and energetic team that works in a flexible and agile fashion to deliver world-class products to the education market. By joining this team, you will become a core contributing member to Blackboard’s EdTech Platform initiative. Our solutions will seamlessly and uniquely deliver a revolutionized learning experience through innovation, continuous delivery, and architectural integration. 



As a Software Engineer in Test, you will work in a SAFe Agile environment to test and deliver the next generation EdTech technology.  You will lead the creation and maintenance of the automation framework to create testing tools for QA team, as well as automated test cases that ensure comprehensive testing according to system specifications and design documents or wireframes.  You will develop the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of unit tests, integration/API tests, and UI tests.  You will maintain communication with other team members as well as Development and Support teams and will document, troubleshoot, and isolate problems encountered during testing.


The Software Engineer in Test will perform all aspects of verification, including functional, regression, load and system testing as well as documentation review and will design, implement, and maintain complex testing. 



The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area of study, or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in QA automation 
  • Work experience with software quality and testing methodologies 
  • Work experience writing code in one or more scripting languages like Python, Ruby, or Groovy 
  • Understanding of QA automation and ability to develop test scripts for web applications 
  • Work experience with test automation tools such as pytest, Webdriver, Postman, and JMeter 
  • Work experience with a source code management System like GIT, Stash or similar 
  • Work experience with Web Services (REST API) 
  • Technical understanding of database configuration and ability to write simple SQL scripts 
  • Ability to work with JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as React/Vue, CSS3, HTML5 



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.



This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA


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Req ID: 339

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