Test Automation Engineer

Employer
Cambium Assessment, Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 18, 2021
Ref
147239120
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
We are Cambium Assessment, a Cambium LearningA' (R) Group company.As the leader in online testing for K-12 state education standards, Cambium Assessment delivers secure, reliable, and scalable assessment solutions that improve student performance while supporting state education accountability. Through proven technology, research-backed psychometrics, and advanced machine learning, our solutions help reduce test time for students while improving educational outcomes.We're looking for smart, creative, and enthusiastic individuals to join our innovative team of data and reporting analysts, test and content developers, psychometricians, and project management professionals.Duties : Design, develop, and maintain automation frameworks and test scripts to be used in verifying the functionality of internal and external websites and services. Ensure appropriate coverage of business and application functionality in the automated test scripts for regression, shakeout, performance, and functional testing. Define automation strategies with team leads and project managers to increase software development efficiency and reduce manual testing efforts. Work with team leads and colleagues to plan automated test schedules in accordance with project scopes, requirements, and delivery dates. Work on small automation projects independently and follow through to completion. Execute automated test scripts and monitor automation results to support the software QA process during deployments. Assist and provide guidance to junior team members with automation set up, development, and deployment.Work Schedule: 8:30am to 5:30pm.Job Requirements : Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field, plus 2 years of software testing and/or software development experience in a functional QA team. Must have 2 years of experience with each: Performing automated testing of complex web applications in GUI and data layer; Object-oriented programming languages (C#, Java, or Python) to create highly maintainable and extensible automated test scripts; Automated testing frameworks (Selenium or UFT) to design and develop automation infrastructures to test complex web applications; Working with unit testing frameworks (NUnit) to develop modularized and reliable automated test cases; Image manipulation and comparison techniques and tools (Testplant Eggplant and MagickImage) to support UI-based automated testing projects; MVC and front-end web technologies (Bootstrap) to build and maintain internal web applications to support the software QA process; SQL to provide support to automation projects both programmatically and systematically; and Version control systems (Git or Mercurial) to track the development progress of automation projects.Why Work With Us?When you work with Cambium Assessment, you'll be helping to design and build inspiring solutions that make a real impact on the online testing industry, as well as the educators and students we support.We currently serve more than 1/3 of US students with numerous patents and industry-standard certifications. In the 2018-2019 school year, we delivered more than 60 million tests to 860,000 simultaneous testers with an average 1/10 second response time. We have the most advanced features of any online testing system, and we continue to push boundaries for student performance measurement.Our ground breaking work includes:Advanced computer-adaptive algorithmsMobile support of user interfacesLearning management systems with social media featuresUniversally accessible user interfacesMachine scorable itemsTo learn more about our organization and the exciting work we do, visit An Equal Opportunity EmployerWe are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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