The Dow Jones Technology engineering team is looking for a Senior QA engineer who fully understands the critical role quality assurance plays in the success of a customer-focused organization. In this position, the Senior QA engineer will be expected to use their deep understanding of and experience with software testing methodologies and technology, as well as strong analytical and communication skills to champion quality throughout the SDLC.
The Dow Jones Technology engineering team builds cutting edge mission-critical software solutions. Our platform supports a dynamic business that provides the world’s most comprehensive collection of news and data to a broad spectrum of enterprise clients. You will need to bring keen analytical skills and a passion for creative problem-solving. We are looking for engineers who are unafraid of learning new technologies. You will report into the Engineering team that is aligned with the Professional Information Business product line within Dow Jones.
Planning and executing tests and communicating results to colleagues in both Engineering, Business and Editorial teams as appropriate.
Developing strategies for improving our automated test coverage including reviewing current test plans, identifying new scenarios, and monitoring test results.
Analyzing existing product functionality, performance, documentation and new requirements to develop test strategies and scenarios.
Providing quality perspective while collaborating with development teams and stakeholders as part of Agile and BDD processes
Documenting, tracking, and reviewing all defects found throughout the development process
Supporting production releases and debugging any post production issues with development team
Understanding best practices for code promotion across the various environments. (builds, approvals, release) - strong SDLC background in Agile/Iterative practices.
Working closely with the QA and Development teams in understanding automation testing needs and priorities, and working with the automation team prioritize and deliver on projects that are defined
Review QA project artifacts including Test Plans, Test Scripts and project strategies
Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
Required Skills & Experience:
Minimum of 3-5 total years experience in QA Engineering
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience.
Deep understanding of software testing methodologies and processes
Advanced problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with Agile Methodologies and Jira
Understanding of BDD and Gherkin
Experience writing and maintaining automated test plans
Self-organized, works well independently and in a geographically diverse team environment in a collaborative fashion.
Desired Skills & Experience (would be a plus):
Experience with test automation frameworks, Cucumber, Test Cafe
Accessibility testing experience
Knowledge related to cloud technologies and observability tools like Elasticsearch, Grafana, Open Telemetry tracing
Private Medical Cover
Paid Time Off
Employee Referral Program
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: Technology Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 27710