Software Engineer in Test
Software Engineer in Test Yodle - New York, NY

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Do you see yourself as a individual who loves to understand a
business and then build technology to support that vision? Do you
regularly think of how you can improve existing tools and technology for
testing? The Test Team at Yodle is responsible for understanding the
vision of the business and then creating test systems and using them to
deliver that vision. This means developing systems that behave like end
users, are thorough like testers, and interface like developers.
Engineers leverage a number of technologies at Yodle, which include
Java, Selenium, Groovy, and the Play Framework.
You will be rewarded by developing your business acumen, your development and design chops, and your leadership skills.
Responsibilities
Dedicate
yourself to understanding the business and services we provide. Learning
is done by getting up and speaking with your users, talking with our
product managers, and doing some research of your own. Yodle employees
wear out the treads on our shoes twice as fast as normal worker because
we believe passive forms of communication (emails, voicemails) are
detrimental to our success.

Deliver
consistent and sound test strategy. At Yodle, we strive to find the
balance between "going with your gut" and "analysis paralysis".
Engineers are responsible for envisioning the work from beginning to end
and then executing on the plan. Work will present challenges in the
areas of web applications, backend services, mobile devices, and many
other areas/fields.

Commit to
working in a tightly integrated engineering team. At Yodle, QA Engineers
work side by side with product developers, product managers, and UI
designers. If you are the type of person who asks to be included in up
front decisions, but then feels overwhelmed, Yodle is not a good fit.
You will be asked to think critically about your own work and about
everyone else's work - regardless of their department. Quality is
everyone's responsibility, but you are its champion - both in practice
and by example.

Contribute to a
growing test system that needs to constantly evolve and expand in order
to allow our products to evolve and expand. Use your knowledge of
software development and testing to create a system that validates our
products while maximizing reliability, specificity, and speed. Use your
experience in concert with development to answer the all important
question of "What do I need to get started?"

Collaborate
with product management and engineering teams, in an agile environment,
to develop a comprehensive set of tests for our web-based application

Assist product and engineering teams to define requirements

Run manual test scripts and maintain automated testing scripts

Analyze failed tests and manage defects using the bug reporting tool

Perform extensive functional, integration, security and UI testing

Collaborate with engineering to validate bugs and get them fixed

Qualifications

Strong coding
and design skills: You should be proficient in at least one programming
language, and have led or contributed to large software projects

Test Strategy
skills: While team members are given flexibility in strategy style, you
must have demonstrated the ability to develop a strategy that
incorporates the business scenarios, technical approach, and risks

Experience using tools for automation – selenium preferred. (Canoo, Watir, or WatiN acceptable)

SQL experience

Strong communications skills, both written and verbal

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related Science/Business field

Software Engineering / QA

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