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Quality Assurance Engineer (Automation)
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Media Intelligence


Quality Assurance & Test


Mid level

Location: Raleigh +1 more

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Hiring Manager
michael caggiano

Job Description

We're looking for someone to join our QA team to contribute in the following ways:

  • Developing testing scripts for general use, positive/negative testing, and user flow
  • Performing adhoc testing to identify likely areas of concern
  • Writing detailed bug reports including reproduction steps and rates
  • Working with the web team to identify issues before they happen
  • This testing is roughly 60% new development and 40% code fixes
  • Experience developing automated test cases using Selenium with Java
  • 50% manual 50% Automated workload
Skills & Requirements
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Comfort with tasking bugs and retest tracking
  • High attention to detail and nuances of software usage
  • Comprehensive understanding of software paths and user workflow
  • Understanding of writing or executing test scripts
  • Ability to establish a system, procedures and direct a group for full testing
  • Comfortable working under pressure and staying on task
  • Familiarity with bug tracking tools, such as JIRA
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum software development
  • Should be highly detail oriented
  • Thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • 1-2 years of experience testing or developing software

Desired Skills:

  • Passion for software and technology
  • Interest software development
  • Interest in business and technology solutions
  • Test automation experience (Robot, Selenium w/Java, JMeter, Postman, Cucumber)
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, PHP, Python, GIT, Bitbucket, Maven
  • Experience with load and unit testing
  • Selenium experience, or familiarity with other web testing platforms
About the company

About Meltwater

Founded in Oslo in 2001 before moving our headquarters to San Francisco in 2006, Meltwater is the global leader in media intelligence, with over 1,350 employees globally and 25,000 clients. Our innovative products help businesses extract insights from billions of online conversations and articles – we call it Outside Insight.

Unique Culture

For over fifteen years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture, based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Like many entrepreneurially focused companies, Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit. Whether you meet an employee from San Diego or Hong Kong, you will likely discover many similarities in terms of their achievements, focus and superior communication skills.

Our office spaces are collaborative, open working environments in which team work, learning and fun are the day-to-day norms. Each office consists of a number of small teams, ensuring that all of our employees have easy and frequent exposure to their managers and can quickly learn from those around them.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://bit.ly/2KBm9Ei

And “EEO is the Law Supplement” poster is available at: http://bit.ly/2Kmxnxd

On-Line Accessibility Directive: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at hr.americas@meltwater.com for assistance.

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