Blackboard hiring software testing

Job Location: Chennai
Experience: 3 to 6 years
Role: Tester
Skills: Selenium

Specific Responsibilities Will Include

As a member of our QA team, you’ll focus on providing support for test development and execution against Blackboard’s new feature and legacy system releases. As a Software Engineer in Test, you will create and maintain automation frameworks and testing tools.

  • Developing the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of unit tests, integration/API tests, and UI tests
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining complex testing environments, performing all aspects of verification including functional, regression, load, and system testing as well as documentation
  • Working in a Scrum team focused on building functionality for Blackboard’s mobile applications

The Candidate

  • Has light experience in QA automation
  • Has light experience developing test automation scripts for web applications
  • Has light experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as Webdriver and TestNG
  • Is familiar with Java, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Has a technical understanding of database configuration and can write complex SQL queries
  • Has light experience with one or more scripting languages like shell or bash
  • Has light experience with REST APIs, Javascript, XML, JSON
  • Is familiar with build environments like Jenkins, Docker and Mesos

The Team & Benefits

Blackboard has an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai.

  • Easy drive to Marina Beach along the Bay of Bengal
  • Kapaleeshwarar Templ, and DakshinaChitra museum nearby
  • Accessible via the Rattha Tech Tower, Kumaran Kudi, and D. B. Jain College bus stations
  • Several nearby places to grab a bite to eat including Ghuma Ghumalu Restaurant, Sangeetha Veg Restaurant, and 747 Themed Restaurant