1+ months
2018-05-032018-08-08

Senior Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer

Cengage Learning
Farmington, MI 48332
**.** **Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?** At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee you will pioneer transforming the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion **Are we right for you?** We bring our A game, unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, everything we do, we do for the learner. Senior Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineers are primarily responsible for getting the work done to ensure systems and projects are working as designed (and required), with a high degree of quality. The primary function of the role is to design, develop and implement test strategies for validating features an.) While they have no direct management or leadership responsibilities, they are encouraged to take part in defining directions and setting goals. As SQA increase in skill, they will likely be considered experts in their field(s) of expertise (i.e. their engineering domain). **What You'll Do Here:** + Expert knowledge of SQL (MySQL), Linux/Unix and API, GUI testing and coding + Works independently with minimal direction + Creates test plans from a technical design document and/or requirements document with moderate supervision + Executes manual test cases and regresses bugS + Troubleshoots issues (in QA or on live) as assigned with moderate supervision + Assists in the review of test plans from junior members + Provides reliable and accurate task estimates for assigned work with review from a Senior Engineers + Is competent in concepts of Quality Assurance and software development, Agile and Test Driven Development + Analyzes requirements and designs to assist Development in design process, to look at overall project + Effectively reuses existing test collateral and creates both when needed + Contributes to engineering domain design discussions and to test strategy creation as requested + Assists in mentoring and/or educating junior engineers in best practices, proprietary technology, and in newest technology and methods + Contributes to SQA policy-making discussions as requested + Shows strong initiative in seeking out opportunities to identify and deal with issues in both the systems they own as well as the systems other people own + Works independently with minimal direction + Contributes to engineering domain design discussions and to test strategy creation as requested + Provides knowledge and direction to focus the team(s) on quality engineerinG + Facilitate proactive solutions by collecting and analyzing quality data **Skills You Will Need Here:** + BA/BS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience + Expert at coding in one or more of the following: + Java, PHP, Groovy, C# or Ruby + Expert in using the following tools: + Expert working knowledge of SQL (MySQL), Linux/Unix + Is proficient in concepts of Quality Assurance and software development, Agile,TDD & BDD + Shows good initiative in seeking out opportunities to identify and deal with issues in both the systems they own as well as the systems other people own + Reviews and supervises automation created by other + Strong understanding of Performance Testing & Security Testing (theory and why they-re important),Accessibility & Cross Browser Testing \#LI-GC1 **Requisition ID** _2018-4624_ **Job Function** _Quality Assurance_

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