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Associate Test Automation Engineer

Job Req: 1225
Company Entity: Xythos Czech
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2022
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Associate Test Automation Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic

 

 

The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.   

  

 

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 Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com. 

 

 

This role focuses on our Ally product, our revolutionary product that makes digital course content more accessible. As the accessibility of digital course content is becoming increasingly important world-wide, institutions must address long-standing and often overbearing challenges. Anthology’s Ally engineering team is responsible for developing industry-leading tools to improve accessibility through inclusivity, sustainability, and automation for all students. You can check some more details in the following video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwDPYsZdUW0

 

 

As a member of our Product Development organization, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. Software engineers work in a team environment, collaborating on the design, implementation and support of Anthology’s products.

 

 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Building, maintaining, and extending the regression suite written in TypeScript
  • Helping developers verify code changes and bug fixes and helping investigate the root cause of issues found by clients
  • Being part of the development teams to understand the business requirements and preparing automation scripts for testing 
  • Cooperating very closely with software and site reliability engineers and helping build, maintain and monitor test environments
  • Working in a scrum team responsible for developing and testing features and fixes for Ally
  • Writing and improving the existing test suites for backend and frontend automation testing
  • Collaborating with teammates and others to design solutions to complex problems
  • Participating in agile planning and execution
  • Contributing to the ongoing support and improvement of Ally
  • Working with a variety of software development technologies, tools, and techniques (e.g. Scala, Typescript, Linux, Agile/Test-Driven Development, etc.)
  • Developing a deep expertise in certain areas of the product to serve the primary point of contact for support and consultation

 

 

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Any relevant experience
  • Interest in quality assurance and test automation
  • Good abstract and critical thinking
  • Basic knowledge of programming in Java/Scala/JavaScript/Typescript
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architectures and RESTful Web Service best practices
  • Familiarity with behavior- and test-driven development using JUnit or TestNG

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience executing manual test cases
  • Hands-on experience with test case automation in Java/Scala/JavaScript/Typescript
  • Command line scripting knowledge in Linux like environment
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2, RDS, Lambda, IAM, SQS)
  • Knowledge of ElasticSearch, Kibana
  • Experience with IntelliJ IDEA (or other IDE, like Eclipse)
  • Experience with a version control system (Git, Perforce)
  • Experience with a bug tracking system (JIRA)
  • Build tools experience (Maven, Gradle)
  • Experience with a continuous integration system and continuous delivery practices

 

 

The Office: 

We have an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.  

·          Great office location in city center near Luzanky  

·          Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office  

·          Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others  

·          Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime  

·          Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons  

·          Countless walkable places to eat

 

 
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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