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QA Automation Engineer - Software

OmniUpdate is seeking an ambitious and highly motivated software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to provide automated and manual testing, bug verification, internal documentation, and other QA assistance to the Development team. The QA Automation Engineer will undergo training on the OmniUpdate product line but will be expected to have working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, REST APIs and web-related technologies. This is a full-time position from the OmniUpdate offices in Camarillo, CA. This is not a telecommuting position.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Create, plan, analyze, update, and execute test strategy for test cases, projects, regressions, or automated testing
  • Design and implement reusable test automation wherever possible
  • Design, develop, and troubleshoot automated and manual test scripts to validate technical and functional integrity including end-to-end, integration, API / service-contract, performance and unit tests
  • Create reusable testing data sets, sites, and infrastructure
  • Continually focus on improving testing processes
  • Update and maintain current test framework and create new feature tests with focus on cross product coverage
  • Fully contribute to product development as part of an Agile Scrum team, including but not limited to participation in agile planning, estimation, and communication
  • Collect, analyze and interpret test metrics. Summarize test data and report findings.
  • Provide detailed information for replication of discovered application issues
  • Communicating with Development team and Customer Support on QA-related issues

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Passion for testing plus 2+ years experience with the development of test automation, framework design and scripting
  • Experience working with multiple test frameworks including Cucumber, Protractor, and Selenium, and have well-informed opinions on their strengths and weaknesses.
  • The drive to continually explore new testing technologies and methodologies
  • Familiarity with Agile testing methodologies
  • Organizational skills necessary to maintain and manage test issues log
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with developers and management on identifying, prioritizing, and retesting fixes
  • Strong debugging / problem resolution skills, and ability to multitask and handle multiple time critical issues / projects simultaneously
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XSLT, PHP, ASP.NET, or other scripting languages
  • Experience configuring and working with web servers, databases, and remote services through SSH or remote desktop
  • Excellent focus on detail and writing clean maintainable code
  • Experience with project management or issue tracking tools like Jira, Phabricator, or Bugzilla
  • Some experience working for technology related to higher education organizations or equivalent
  • Proficient in Windows, macOS or Linux
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Service and teamwork orientation
  • Ability to think logically and communicate clearly and diplomatically
  • Enthusiasm about job and pride in work

What you’ll gain:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Learning opportunities
  • Excellent health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous contributions to insurance for dependent(s)
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid company holidays and paid time off (PTO)
  • Professional development

OmniUpdate® is the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education. The company focuses on providing an exceptional customer experience to its 40,000+ OU Campus™ CMS users who manage more than 700 college and university websites in the U.S. and around the world. OU Campus is secure and scalable, and empowers institutions to effectively manage their web and mobile presence by taking advantage of the latest technologies through its complete feature set, extensible tools, deployment flexibility, and community resources. For more information, visit www.omniupdate.com/careers/

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