Senior Software Quality Engineer

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IHS Markit
  • 15 Dec 18

Senior Software Quality Engineer

Senior Software Quality Engineer
We are seeking an experienced Software Quality Engineer with a passion for excellence in software engineering with demonstrated skills and expertise to transform that passion into continuous improvement and driving high quality releases.
As a Software Quality Engineer, you join a team of talented quality engineers and are an integral part of an agile development team. Testing of complex geology and geophysics products, loosely coupled heterogeneous environments and driving continuous integration (CI) & deployments are key aspects of this position.
The candidate must possess strong domain knowledge, problem solving, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, agile team environment.

Specific Job Duties Be a leading and collaborative member of an Agile development team.
Assure the appropriate level of quality by the resolution of important defects by working with developers and product owners to ensure the software development process has an appropriate level of testing.
Adhere to the guidance of the IHS SQA Testing Best Practices regarding automated and manual test cases, agile SQA practices and manage and facilitate testing of user stories and defects.
Performs overall product testing by writing and executing test scripts, and running integration tests across the entire product. Conveys information clearly and effectively within bug reports and user stories.
Utilize your geological expertise to design test cases based on customer workflows.

Desirable Qualities Passion for software quality - enthusiasm for quality and new technologies and their potential to make an impact.
Comfortable with ambiguity - can begin to explore and solve complex problems even when the problem and solution are not always well defined.
A bias to action - a willingness to "jump right in" with an emphasis on producing results.
Highly collaborative - an affinity for solving complex problems through dialog with team members.
Curiosity - always seeking the "why's" and "how's" in the interest of continuous learning and the mastery of a craft.
Self-disciplined - determined to take the time to do things the right way.
Innovation - the courage to challenge prevailing assumptions and suggest better ways of doing things.
Leadership - a tendency to inspire others and rally them towards the achievement of shared goals.

Required Experience/Skills Experience in software testing - minimum 3 years
Experience in testing desktop applications from UI to database in a commercial environment.
Experience in working with an Agile software development team.
Knowledge of one or more Automation or Performance Tools (e.g., Test Complete, Selenium, ReadyAPI, eTouch, etc.).
Knowledge of Microsoft technologies and one or more technologies (e.g., Web, .Net, Graphical User Interface, spatial technologies, database).
Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Experience in E&P/Oil and Gas/Energy data is a plus
Experience with relational databases is a plus
Education Bachelors in Geology/Geophysics, related field or equivalent experience.

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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