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Penn Foster Software Test Engineer in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Position Summary:

The Test Engineer will be responsible for Requirements gathering, Quality Process reviews and verification / validation of development efforts within Penn Foster. The candidate will also be responsible for test planning, testing of system enhancements, new functionality, interface testing and ensuring service delivery meets or exceeds the customer expectations.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities include maintaining close working relationships with other team members to ensure quality software is delivered. Experience with test design, creation, execution, and reporting of both manual and automated test cases. Design Reviews in terms of Functionality, Testability, Performance, Scalability and Reliability. Demonstrated ability in Quality Assurance: test planning, automation, performance/load testing and troubleshooting. Provide advice and mentoring to junior members of the Quality team. Provide training on new and existing systems as needed to support operational activities. Troubleshoot end user reported problems or coordinate internal and/or external support if necessary. Develop training manuals, standard operating procedure, document reoccurring issues and communicate resolutions to end users. Administer user accounts for internal and customer facing software systems

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor?s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

  • 5+ years of directly related testing experience

  • Advanced knowledge of Application Lifecycle Management

Experience in the Following:

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies; Has or is currently working in an iterative or agile project environment

  • Test case preparation and execution along with test metrics experience

  • Test Summary reports / Test Planning experience

  • Testing web services

  • .Net/C++/C#/Java/Ruby will be a plus

  • Perform regression testing to verify and validate incorporated fixes to software

  • Test design, creation, execution, and reporting of both manual and automated test cases.

  • Strong working knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL, XML, Unix, Web Services, API?s

  • Front end and backend testing

  • Mobile testing

  • JIRA

  • Microsoft Products

  • Designing and developing custom test automation frameworks a plus

  • Selenium

  • Jmeter

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Backed by Bain Capital Double Impact and together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that?s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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