Sr QA Automation Engineer

Northwest Evaluation Association   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Education


Less than 5 years

Posted 46 days ago

Sr QA Engineer – Product Engineering

About this role…

NWEA is looking for a Sr QA Engineer to join a newly developed scrum team, that will lead the charge in how our tests are administered in the classroom. This team will be made up of 5 people, with the goal of moving to a fully functional CI/CD pipeline in the next 12 months. This individual should have strong leadership/communication skills and be able to succeed in roles where they are asked to problem solve and find solutions when they hit a roadblock.

Candidate must have a strong automation background that’s focused primarily on the client side of the application. Experience with JavaScript, Selenium, and modern frontend frameworks is a must. Experience with AWS in a production environment is a big plus.

Must haves…

  • Experience automating applications using Selenium. Exposure to Nightwatch, or similar UI testing tools is a plus
  • Experience in establishing a CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience in End-to-End testing
  • Experience working in small nimble teams

Traits for Success…

  • Passion for Quality Assurance and believing in the value add it has to the bigger picture.
  • Looks forward to collaborating with co-workers and is confident enough to be the “voice” of the group.
  • Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment.

Education and Experience…

  • 2-5 years of experience in automation testing
  • Experience reviewing requirements for testability and clarity
  • Minimum B.S. degree in computer science or a related field; or equivalent work experience and/or education in lieu of a degree

About the Product Engineering Team….

Comprised of nearly 200 professionals, NWEA’s Product Engineering team offers our employees the ability to work with cutting-edge technologies, on a platform that has one of the highest concurrency applications in the Portland Metro area, that assesses nearly 10 million students annually across the world.

Our Product Engineering group is made up of large-scale teams focused across many tech fields like infrastructure, applications engineering, business analysis, operations, QA, and solutions delivery.

About us….

Founded by educators nearly 40 years ago, NWEA™ is a global not-for-profit educational services organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®).

More than 7,400 partners in U.S. schools, districts, education agencies, and international schools trust us to offer pre-kindergarten through grade 12 assessments that accurately measure student growth and learning needs, professional development that fosters educators’ ability to accelerate student learning, and research that supports assessment validity and data interpretation.

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