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Software Engineer in Test

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

Job Description

Description

Software Engineer in Test

Bogota, 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.  

 

 

In this role, you will be testing data products built on platform services that deliver best in class reporting and data 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. This future state platform will seamlessly and uniquely deliver a revolutionized learning experience through innovation, continuous delivery, and architectural integration. 

 

 

As Software Engineer in Test, you will work in a SAFe Agile environment to test and deliver the next generation EdTech platform fueled by data. You will be testing software that provides the foundation for Blackboard Data and for the reporting core capabilities and features. You will create and maintain automation frameworks and create testing tools for the QA team. The person in this role will create and maintain automated test cases that ensure comprehensive testing according to system specifications and design documents or wireframes. This person will develop the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of unit tests, integration/API tests, and UI tests. They 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 environments.

 

 

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • A few years of experience in QA automation and experience developing test automation scripts for web applications
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as pytest and Webdriver, Postman, or JMeter 
  • Experience with version control and source code management System like GIT, Stash or similar
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as React/Vue, CSS3, HTML5, and experience implementing Web Services (REST API)
  • In-depth knowledge of various software quality and testing methodologies
  • Technical understanding of database configuration and ability to write simple SQL scripts
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages like Python, Ruby, or Groovy
  • Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware configuration problems
  • Ability to capture test requirements, document test cases, and build test plans using automated tools like Cucumber, Appium, and/or Selenium
  • Experience building and testing applications as part of a continuous delivery lifecycle and experience with build environments like Jenkins and Docker
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related area of study
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Experience with Amazon QuickSight and AWS Technologies

 

 

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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