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Quality Assurance Engineer

Reston
US

Software AG is seeking a QA Engineer specialized and experienced in test automation to help take our industry-leading webMethods Integration Server to the next level. 

Join our team of experts to build and test our cloud-enabled hybrid integration platform with standards-based and leading-edge capabilities.  Work with your team and teams across the webMethods suite to architect, design and deliver easy-to-use solutions to complex problemsIf you thrive in a challenging, innovative, leading-edge environment, this is the place for you.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:
 

From day one you'll join one of our scrum teams and begin using lean methodologies to steadily deliver customer value.  You'll be responsible for the delivery of high quality well-documented features as well as create and maintain reusable test automation infrastructures. You will also be a participant in a full agile lifecycle, from feature definition, to design and implementation.  You and your team will be challenged to work together to continuously improve our methodologies and accelerate the value stream.

 

ABOUT YOU

 

Academic Degree: BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent

Professional Experience:  2 - 5 years

Special Knowledge:
 

As a quality assurance leader, you may take a rotation as Scrum Master or as liaison between Scrum teams for cross-product features. As a team member, you'll assist our sales engineers and consultants with customer engagements, as well as back up our sustaining engineers to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. As a full-fledged contributor in a team-directed, relaxed and flexible environment, you'll have plenty of opportunity to make a difference, both in your team and across the organization.

IT Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
  • Track record of building high quality, performant, scalable, reliable, supportable, usable and secure solutions and test frameworks
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and willingness to put the customer and product quality first
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Thoroughgoing attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Team player with strong collaboration skills

 Languages:

  • Expert knowledge in Software Quality Assurance Methodologies.
  • Experience with writing automated tests using open source for automation frameworks
  • Familiarity with Build Tools and CI/CD: e.g. Jenkins, Ant, Maven, Groovy, Git
  • Dominant Standards exposure: e.g. XML, HTML, SOAP, HTTP, JMS, REST/JSON
  • server-side Java  or similar programming experience
  • Experience with Docker, virtualization and Cloud computing
  • UNIX experience a plus

Additional Requirements/ Soft Skills:
Experience in product development strongly preferred.  Must be a strong designer, able to efficiently reuse and extend existing automation infrastructure and testing environments.  Experience with databases, security, browser-based clients, and product performance metrics is helpful.
Leadership abilities and good judgment based on experience, analytic skills and business domain knowledge; decisive yet pragmatic. Collaborative working style, familiarity with Agile development methodologies.

Culture
We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.


This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

 
What to Expect

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more

It is the policy of the Company that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or Employee’s age, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications. In addition, it is Company policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age-related, or ethnic. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.It is the policy of the Company that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or Employee’s age, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications. In addition, it is Company policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age-related, or ethnic. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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