Pearson Software Quality Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Software Quality Engineer


Software Quality Engineer sought by NCS Pearson, Inc., in Boston, MA. 40 hrs./wk. Duties: Responsible for analyzing, testing, and resolving technical issues to ensure that developed products meet the design specifications and are within defined standards. Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows: Guides the planning, creation and execution of tests both manual and automated tests using test automation tools including, but not limited to, Selenium, JUnit, and Java based home grown test frameworks. Understands the concepts behind and when to do automation. Has demonstrated test engineer capabilities: works well with other departments – Dev/PM/PdM, etc. Has demonstrated planning and resource scheduling skills. Facilitates troubleshooting and solves problems. Understands and implements, at a team level, practices developed by the Core Platforms Practice Areas. Understands when to execute a SQL trace to capture stored procedure execution/duration and read/writes. Ensures highly complex testing on projects utilizing Practice Area guidelines. Such as, understanding API/Web Services testing and understanding when to write test harnesses using web services technologies and is able to disseminate this information to team members. Plans, schedules and implements testing for projects, defines test objectives, writes scripts (manual and automated). Formulates test plans including systems analysis, risk analysis, dependency analysis, writing and plotting test strategies, and determines how to report defects (pre/post- production). Investigates and reports project issues by communicating and working with various departments including: Development, Product, Project Management, Systems and Application support groups, Network Engineering, etc., as well as other project teams. Analyzes and ensures requirements/User Story acceptance criteria are acceptable for test case creation. Executes manual and automated test cases, as well as performs back end data validation. Tracks test progress and results in test management tools like Jira, Stash, Jenkins and QMetry / ALM.


Min. Requirements: Requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field, or foreign equivalent; and 5 years of experience in software analysis and testing. SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Experience with Selenium with Java; Service (API) testing and automation (Soap UI, Parasoft, Postman, DHC), SQL/No SQL database.

Reply with resume to: Joseph Ciccia, NCS Pearson, Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken,

NJ, 07030.

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 4, 2018

Job Unposting: Dec 13, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1815977

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.