Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

Chicago, IL

QA Intern for enterprise consumer facing sites

iCrossing a digital agency owned by Hearts Magazines Division. Our technology team creates world-class data-driven solutions for Omni-channel digital marketing initiatives. We’re engineers, and solutions integrators experienced at all levels of the application development lifecycle with a clear focus on creating engaging, rich and dynamic customer experiences. Keeping up with the proliferation of devices, operating systems and APIs takes some serious technical talent – and our team has lots of it. No matter what their individual role, every team member has two basic responsibilities: Build technologies that power digital transformations and make the impossible, possible.

As an intern working with our QA Leadership, you will have a chance to work on large consumer facing sites to ensure that our technical deliverables are of the highest quality. You will be exposed to a variety of teams that work together to produce world class consumer facing sites.

What you’ll do and learn:

  • You will work with QA and Tech Leads to insure technical work is following the defined processes. You will see how QA functions within agile process for large scale web projects.
  • You will participate in Test Case development according to project specifications. You will learn how to create test cases that will be used by others.
  • You will execute the test cases and automated scripts required for the project. You will have a chance to practice scripting skills
  • Analyze test automation execution results and provide execution summary.
  • You will record results and communicate defects via bug tracking tools and validate defects once they are fixed.
  • You will Provide test execution progress reports and test result reports.
  • You will work with debugging tools as required by the project.

Who you are

  • You have a knowledge and interest in web technologies, web design, internet protocols, operating systems, and relational databases
  • You have an understanding of HTML, CSS, XML, JSON, HTTP/S), social media platforms, and mobile devices.
  • You may have taken a course in Java and/or have basic Java development skills in Java
  • You are detail oriented
  • You are methodical when solving a problem

About Hearst Magazines

How We Work We are defined by small autonomous teams with a strong sense of ownership. We are tenacious problem solvers and don’t just think about solving problems at the surface level. We go beyond that, and are always anticipating how we can make our clients more successful in their day-to-day. We provide the environment and support needed for our team of software designers, engineers, and product managers to deliver the best architectures, and designs from self-organized teams. Our highest priority is to satisfy the end user and continuously deliver valuable software solutions to our clients in 2-3 week sprints. Our agile processes promote sustainable development in an evolving industry with stakeholder touch points throughout the projects lifecycle.  Our Values We are inclusive. We respect each other and strive to build inclusive experiences for our users and team. Everyone has a voice. We communicate and are transparent. We keep our teams informed. We educate other teams about our work and why it is important to the company and how it may affect them. We are accountable. We are committed to our teams, support each other, and follow through on the things we say we’re going to do. We are engaged. We actively participate in team conversations and ask questions. We collaborate. We help our teammates and ask for help when we need it. We have fun. We make time to build relationships with our peers. We are responsive. We celebrate our wins and learn from our failures. We are open to growth. We are always learning by giving and receiving feedback. We are always developing new skills. We put users first. By making intuitive user experience we bring value to our products. We create the highest-quality products that our users love. Our work is valuable and we measure success based on data and what we deliver to our users. We embrace the product design process and embrace change. We value each other's time. We honor each other's time-commitments and constraints. We take time to rest and recharge.