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Principal Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Post Date: 02/04/2018 Job ID: 5689 Industry: Other

Principal Software Quality Assurance Engineer 

Do you think education is the most important thing in the world? Are you always learning and try to inspire others to learn about new skills and subjects? This role is for you!

ektello is seeking talent to fill our Principal QA role for one of our top education professionals in the world in Hoboken, New Jersey. Our client strives to spread the benefits of education worldwide with an array of technologies, products, and services that cater address social and environmental impacts and needs.

  • Planning/organizing necessary test passes, staying on top of all important issues, help triaging bugs and driving issues to resolutions and keeping everyone aware of QA status.
  • Work with different teams (Engineering/PM/Business) to collect necessary information to assure the QA coverage, and also provide feedback on quality issues.
  • Work with onsite and offshore team to set their priorities and remove their roadblocks to make sure sufficient coverage is done for the release.
  • Execute manual and write automated tests, and identify actionable bugs quickly.
  • Assess the status of the release, and help make sure that the release goes out on time with high quality level.
  • Create and support test dashboards/reports
  • Work with a number of stakeholders and business units across multiple time zones and cultures in a Fast-paced environment, looking to deliver truly transformative technology against challenging timescales.

  • Previous experience with systems integration projects.
  • Experienced in the usage of REST APIs.
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, and have a TDD and BDD approach to software.
  • Development and familiarity with testing frameworks and runners such as Mocha/Chai, Selenium, Geb etc.
  • Good time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to technical teams.
  • Graduate-level Software Engineering or equivalent qualification with Software Quality Assurance.
  • 5-7 yrs. experience Software Quality Assurance role.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiar with REST browser clients, such as DHC or Postman.
  • Working in AWS environment (Lambda functions, Dynamo DB etc.), open source frameworks, LINUX, NoSQL databases.
  • Good knowledge Content Management Tools.
  • Experience delivering geographically dispersed application integrations, preferably in a content management landscape.
  • Flexible, adaptable, positive attitude when dealing with constant change.
  • Responds confidently and resolves all conflicts positively.
  • A global perspective, with understanding of and empathy for global and regional dynamics.
  • Communications effectively (written and verbal) with peers and project team.
  • Write JAVA.
  • Java evaluation.


Cathy Rodger
Technical Recruiter

I like to explore not just what a candidate can do, but also what they want to do. Looking to make a career change? Let’s talk about what we can do to help steer you in that direction, whether that be continuing education or finding the right opportunity where you are able to grow into a new role. I want to help…so let’s connect today!
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