Ellucian Senior Software Test Engineer in Bangalore, India


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Senior Software Test Engineer


Product Team

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Role Description:

The Ellucian Data Platform team is looking for a Senior Test Engineer. Successful candidates will bring new and creative solutions to the product evolution supporting our XE design principles: extensibility, configuration, usability, openness, and scalability. Exciting opportunity to work with new teams building high quality solutions. Get a first hand look at our vision on our website http://www.ellucian.com/XEVision/ .

Great benefits, open work space and supportive environment with opportunities for advancement. You will be engaged with developing solutions from beginning to end.

As a Senior Test Engineer, you will bring new and creative solutions to the evolution of our product while supporting our XE design principles: extensibility, configuration, usability, openness, and scalability. You will engage in the full development life cycle, from specification review to product adoption. This is an exciting opportunity to work with talented new teams and to build your skills with tools such as Java, Node.JS, AngularJS, Bootstrap, HTML5, and more.

Your specific duties will include:

  • Work with the project team to analyze project/product requirements and testing needs in order to create and execute a comprehensive test strategy including both functional and technical/system-level testing

  • Actively participate in software requirements, design, and code reviews to provide early and continuous quality feedback

  • Identify and develop manual and automated test scripts for various types of testing: Acceptance, Usability, Functional, and Regression

  • Setup and maintain test environments

  • Execute/analyze test cases and communicate results.

  • Help troubleshoot and verify bugs and errors reported

  • Write code to automate regression tests

  • Participate in code reviews

  • Update test scripts based on bugs and changes/upgrades to the application

  • Work with team members to find the cause of defects

  • Work effectively with members of the project team to ensure project success and champion high quality throughout the project

  • Proactively seek ways to incorporate new/creative ideas and methodologies into testing efforts by keeping abreast of current methodologies, technologies and tools

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Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience testing complex multi-tiered web based systems and complex data-driven applications

  • Good understanding of testing methodology and software development lifecycles

  • Experience writing test plans, strategies, and test cases

  • Automating regression tests around the test frameworks and keeping on increasing test coverage

  • 5+ years of in-depth experience and demonstrated proficiency with software testing methodologies, process, and deliverables

  • Building out test frameworks around existing open source tools like Selenium and FrisbyJS

  • Proficient with testing REST APIs, Web & Database testing.

  • Experience using tools such as Selenium, SOAP UI, POSTMAN

  • Proficient with SQL and relational database concepts

  • Highly motivated self-starter with advanced capability to quickly learn, and work with new technologies and complex technical environments, including a variety of databases and operating systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and strong teamwork relationships

  • Ability to work hands-on and also provide leadership in the implementation of complex testing solutions. Display a high-level of initiative and troubleshooting skills

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and keep stakeholders informed of progress toward goals.

Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Good working knowledge of JavaScript and/or Node.Js

  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services products including EC2, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

  • Experience with full-stack architecture and development

  • Agile Development

  • Jira or other issue and project management solutions

Company Information:

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

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We’re inclusive

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Ellucian without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.