IHS Markit - Project Ultra Violet

IHS Markit - Project Ultra Violet

Englewood, CO

Sr. SQA Automation Engineer

Job Description

IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, Senior Software Quality Engineer based in Denver, CO who will report to the Assistant Director of Software Development for our currently unreleased digital transformation solution. This role will be responsible for managing and delivering automated testing as well as operational support in cooperation with the rest of the scrum team. The Senior Software Quality Engineer is engaged with developers, IT and project owners to develop and implement software testing strategies that integrates with our CI/CD pipeline. The candidate should be able to demonstrate working knowledge with test automation in several of the following technologies: .NET Framework, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, WCF, .NET Core, AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/Bootstrap, REST Services, Docker, Kubernetes. The candidate should have a passion for learning new tools, technology, and test automation patterns as needed as we grow our architecture and technology stack.

At IHS Markit, we are building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that were previously impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine the best course of action in the present. We are disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team explore and push the boundaries of digital transformation technologies.

Our development team architect and design high-availability, scalable, and fault tolerant systems that are decoupled and easy-to-maintain. A core part of our development philosophy revolves around Microservices and the DevOps model. All our new products are developed using a microservice architecture, are containerized, and are then deployed on container management systems such as Kubernetes. The members on our teams subscribe to a DevOps model where time-to-market functions as a vital measure of our performance, productivity, and success. We are committed to stay ahead of the curve and we are always looking at new technologies that can enhance our product offerings.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Guides the planning, creation and execution of tests both manual and automated tests using test automation tools. Understands the concepts behind and when to do automation

  • Experience defining and executing test plans & test cases and reporting results

  • Ability to write clear and concise bug tickets using defect/ticket tracking systems Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel

  • Has demonstrated test engineer capabilities works well with other departments – Dev/PM/Product Owner

  • Demonstrates a sense of ownership and are proactive in terms of advancing our automation capabilities and process

Technical 

  • Expertise testing web applications (.NET, Java, AngularJS, Node.js)

  • Experience writing automation scripts using Protractor for AngularJS apps or modern Single-Page-Applications. Or Selenium. This position is for someone who can write/execute both automation and manual Test Scripts/Cases

  • Experience in working with an Agile software development team

  • Experience with IDE (IntelliJ, WebStorm, Eclipse, Visual Studio)??

  • Experience with bug tracking system (Azure Devops)

  • Experience with Performance and load testing (CloudTest, Cloud Testing using ADOPS)

Desirable

  • Highly collaborative – an affinity for solving complex problems through dialog with team members

  • Innovation – the courage to challenge prevailing assumptions and suggest better ways of doing things to achieve business value

  • Experience with other programming languages and frameworks would be advantageous

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a globally distributed software development team

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience

  • Professional certification as warranted

  • 4+ years of relevant working experience in Software Quality Testing