QA/Software Engineer
Yellow Pages - Los Angeles, CA

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Come shape the strategic vision at YP Holdings ("YP") is one of the largest local search, media and advertising companies in North America. generated approximately $3.3B in revenue in 2011, and there is a controlling interest in YP by an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.

We currently have an opportunity for a Software Engineer, Quality in our Glendale, CA, office. Join our dedicated and talented team of individuals all focused on creating the best products in the marketplace.

Job Summary:

o We currently have an opportunity for a Software Engineer in QA within the Application Services team. This person would be responsible in testing, code reviewing and releasing a variety of applications with high quality on time. The person would work alongside with the development team and will continuously contribute to the test suites for multiple applications and should be capable of context switching and working in an agile paced environment. The person in this capacity is also expected to work across cross-functional teams within the stack across different projects.

Job Details:

o Get Comfortable in doing a deep dive code review for a variety of API's that support high-traffic websites, mobile devices and other consumer-facing delivery networks.
o Become familiar with the code base and write automation tests.
o Should be able to multi-task, triage issues, react well to changes and work independently in a fast paced environment.
o Collaborate with down stream clients (web, mobile) and other engineering teams for release sign-offs, environment management and feature changes.
o Defect tracking and issue status reporting.
o Experience working with remote developers and teams is a plus.
o Keep abreast of latest technologies and trends.

Candidate Requirements:

: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
o Familiarity with ruby programming language and ability to write code, experience in university level projects will be considered. - Required.
o Responsible for functional, integration testing and automation - Required.
o Comfortable with source control management tools such as git, svn - Required.
o 2 or more years of testing experience, preferably using ruby, python or java - Preferred.
o Strong knowledge of Unix shell commands, SQL and database concepts - Preferred.
o Experience with XML, JSON, YAML, back end API and web services testing. - Preferred.
o Strong knowledge of QA methodology / tools - Preferred.
o Proficiency with network protocols such as http, ssl and ssh is a plus. - Preferred.

: Competency Profile
o Ability to work in a team environment with aggressive deadlines and multiple priorities. - Required.
o Maintains focus on the priorities and important issues and meets deadlines - Required.
o Strong organizational and problem solving skills with attention to details - Required.
o Excellent oral and written communication skills - Preferred.
o Versed in usability and consumer experience concepts. - Preferred.

: Background Experiences
o Experience with large scale and distributed software architectures.
o Bachelor degree in computer science or related field.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits including a 401(k), bonuses, a casual yet high-energy work environment, and the chance to work along-side incredibly accomplished peers. Jobs are located in Glendale, CA near downtown Los Angeles. Send us your resume today.
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Yellow Pages Group is a leading digital company in Canada. The Company serves over 300,000 local businesses through its nationwide sales...