Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Western Governors University    Salt Lake City, UT
Job Description

Senior Software and Quality Assurance Engineer


Western Governors University is seeking an experienced software Quality Assurance Engineer with strong automation experience. Demonstrate competencies while performing a variety of routine or standardized tasks of limited scope. Work plans and schedules are typically pre-defined or established in collaboration with supervisor / manager Scope of work may require cross-functional coordination and/or collaboration.


The QA engineers at WGU work on dedicated product teams directly with developers, scrum masters, product owners and UX designers to give students and student mentors an excellent education experience. Developing test plans, test cases and bug reports is an essential part of that effort. Being able to analyze failures in an objective, open-minded way, and to be collaborative in solving day-to-day challenges is imperative to this role.

Required Skills


  • Automating tests using software operating or application systems
  • 1 to 2 years creating new code in back end language IE: JAVA or Python
  • 3-5 years of quality assurance experience
  • Bachelors Degree in STEM field or demonstrable equivalent experience (5 years)
  • Experience writing test cases
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies i.e. (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming)
  • Possesses proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Testing experience in a multi-tiered based architecture
  • Comfortable working in a team setting
  • Ability to work in a cooperative, collaborative software development work environment
  • Passionate about a career in a meaningful, socially responsible industry
  • Required Experience


  • Familiarity with scripting tools
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and JAVA
  • Familiarity with Selenium or other automation tools
  • Possess AWS foundation and level certificate (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Bamboo, CLI, BASH or PowerShell
  • Familiarity with Banner
  • Familiarity with API testing
  • Familiarity with Salesforce
  • Write Test cases and test plans

  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 07:21:05 GMT

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