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Quality Assurance Specialist

Community: Technology
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2021
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Quality Assurance Specialist

Bogota, Colombia

 

*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*

 

 

The Opportunity: 

We’re looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist 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 Collaborate platform. You’ll help provide schools and companies with a simple, convenient, and reliable online collaborative solution. From virtual meetings to hybrid and online learning, our Collaborate platform delivers a level of engagement that makes participants feel like they’re together in the same room.   

 

 

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 Quality Assurance Specialist, you will become a core contributor on an agile team.

 

 

Specific responsibilities will include: 

  • Staying on top of the latest technologies, tools, and techniques 
  • Designing tests as part of our full stack development teams for a complex distributed system that supports scheduling, real-time collaboration, video, and audio 
  • Cooperating with our remote teams spanning four time zones 
  • Running the tests and recording results 
  • Using our product during daily work; we run all our online meetings using our own software 

 

 

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of experience with testing 
  • Analytical skills to be able to create test scenarios for supported products 
  • Experience with bug tracking systems (JIRA) and test case management tools 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related area of study or equivalent work experience 

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience testing single-page JavaScript web applications, REST and SOAP APIs 
  • Experience with a continuous integration system and continuous delivery practices 
  • Familiarity with behavior- and test-driven development using Cucumber, JUnit, or TestNG 
  • Experience with relational database systems like PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with Agile development with rapid release cycles 
  • Ability to understand and edit basic script 
  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS 
  • Orientation in Windows, Linux, and MacOS environments 

 

 

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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