Mobile QA Engineer
Blackboard Mobile - San Francisco, CA

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  • Not eligible for Visa candidates As part of our great QA team, you will be largely responsible for testing, evaluating, and proposing improvements to features and processes of our Mobile platform. You will test our Blackboard Mobile client applications currently across iPhone/iPad, Android, and MobileWeb, and also our web APIs. Your tasks will include, but not be limited to, the following: • Develop processes and create tests cases for routinely checking the quality and accuracy of our live mobile applications. • Creation and execution of test scripts and test harnesses for mobile platforms.
  • Work with our development team to implement QA processes within the development lifecycle. • Assist in the resolution of diagnosed issues and ensure their timely completion. • Interact with Mobile Developers and Web Application Engineers to communicate issues, needs, and deliverables. • Ensure that new product enhancements do not impact existing processes or features already in place with Mobile applications.
  • Maintain the integrity of multiple products before production releases. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: • 3+ years professional experience with hands-on software testing, in a quality assurance testing role or software development capacity • At least 1 year experience testing or developing on various mobile platforms, testing native apps on iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch), Android, BlackBerry, WebOS, etc. • Must be detail oriented. Experience creating well-written test cases with test execution plans.
  • Experience documenting test cases, bug reporting, test execution, and reporting test status. • Ability to analyze and diagnose software issues with mobile applications, particularly on the iPhone. • Proven experience working in small, cross-functional teams. • Strong English communication (written and verbal) skills to gather requirements and communicate with Developers and other QA engineers.
  • Understanding of how web-based applications work, including WebServices, XML, HTML. • Automation experience (e.g. Selenium) or proficiency in PHP, Python, or Ruby is a big plus. PREFERENCES: • B.S.
in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related area of study. Who We Are Blackboard Mobile is a division of Blackboard Inc., a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improves the experience of millions of students and faculty for each of our client institutions around the world, every day. We pride ourselves on creating well-designed mobile solutions for two important education products: Blackboard Mobile Learn is a product that allows students and faculty to access teaching and learning wherever and whenever they want through a variety of mobile devices - developed in natively for the iPad, iPhone, Android, and Blackberry. Blackboard Mobile Central enables delivery of a rich set of campus life services and content in mobile apps uniquely branded for each institution.

With an iOS device, Android, or other device with a mobile web browser, users across the globe can navigate course catalogs and campus maps, get real-time updates on their course schedules, campus events, news, and sports teams, and access many more features! Some of our Great Benefits! • San Francisco office in the heart of Jackson Square – surrounded by North Beach " the FiDi. • Competitive salary.

  • Full benefits, 401K matching. • Flexible work schedule - we want you to create amazing products, not punch a ticket. • Use of top of the line mobile phones and iMac with Cinema Display. • Subsidized public transportation hellip;.or bike to work!
  • Fully stocked snacks " drinks, espresso, bagel-bar Fridays, and a flowing keg. • We are a pet friendly environment, so there are occasional office dogs roaming around! • Perks such as ping-pong, pool table, office yoga, happy hours, patio grilling, nerf darts, and endless choices of surround-sound music. We like to have fun, too!
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