Thomson Reuters News Agency – Engineering is looking for a Test Engineer to join our team of tech professionals. Along with delivering raw assets such as text, graphics, pictures, and video we also have as our mission to provide the richest packaged media possible, and to provide an industry leading user experience for our customers. We are seeking an innovative Test Engineer that can help us continue to deliver the high quality experience our customers receive and expect from us.
About the Role
As our Software QA Engineer you will have:
Work with technical and non-technical team members such as Product Managers, Project Managers, Software Developers, and Customer Service & Support to ensure high quality outcome of all product deliverables
Create, maintain, and execute system tests – both manually and automated
Report deviations of quality to the Global Head of Product Quality
Detect defects and create informative bug reports and effectively follow up on bug closure
Advise the team on major issues to product quality
Create test reports detailing all bugs and issues found in each test iteration
Keep the QA systems updated with relevant data and configurations to ensure effective test coverage
Must be able to work on more than one time sensitive project at a time
Be proactive about testing, test coverage, and resolving issues
Set Quality standards for the team
Assign various tasks to the QA engineers
Coordinate activities which enforce quality improvements
Resolve conflicts with team work assignments.
Mentor junior team members.
Create status reports and review status reported by junior members.
Main point of contact for the QA team
Create risks and mitigation contingencies and plans.
Engage stakeholders in test projects
Liaise with Development and Product
Create QA Best Practice
Drive team meeting & review the current risks and motivate team to resolve the same
Drive continuous improvement.
Challenge the team to prototype new ideas for test technology and test automation
Create and publish process improvement documentation
Review QA certification and signoffs
To be our Software QA Engineer you will have:
Specific knowledge and understanding of internet protocols and web technologies
Specific knowledge and experience working with test automation tools and frameworks
Ability to work with software developers and discuss technical issues in detail
Specific knowledge and experience working with web services and RESTFUL APIs
Specific knowledge and experience working with relational databases
Specific working knowledge of performance and load testing tools
Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services
Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development
Familiarity with Source Control and CD/CI systems such as Git and Jenkins
Ability to create effective test plans
Ability to write effective test cases (manual and automated)
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them in to test cases
Ability to program in Python or Java
Traits and Attributes we are looking for:
Ability to work in an environment with strict deadlines and delivery schedules
Ability to prioritize and manage own work schedules consistent with team goals
Ability to stick to agreed team commitments and commitments made to others
Believes in high quality and willing to evangelize others
Willing to challenge colleagues regarding improving quality
Willing to push back on unreasonable requests
Excellent communication skills
Healthy curiosity about testing all things technical
Empathizes with customers first and foremost
Understands when to seek help
What's in it for you?
Casual and diverse office environment where colleagues come from over 30 countries
Flexibility and home-office opportunities
Two additional days off for voluntary jobs
Wellbeing scheme including private healthcare, pension, Multisport card and more
High standards of ethics in the workplace
Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.
We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.
As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.
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