Software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer - FastBridge Learning
Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
About Illuminate Education & FastBridge Learning

Illuminate Education

Illuminate Education partners with K-12 educators to equip them with data to serve the whole child and reach new levels of student performance. Our solution brings together holistic data and collaborative tools and puts them in the hands of educators. Moment-by-moment, our users can visualize each student's progress, determine the right instructional or intervention strategy, and take the next best action.  Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Illuminate supports over 17 million students and 5200 schools and districts across all 50 states.

FastBridge Learning 

FastBridge Learning, based in downtown Minneapolis, is on a rapid growth trajectory of success because of our people...true changemakers in transforming the way educators assess and address the learning needs of their students.

Our employees voted us a Top Workplace in 2019 and in 2018 we were ranked #2 on the Fast 50 List of privately held companies in the Twin Cities. Our Executive Leadership Team and all of our fabulous People Managers are intentional about really listening to the voice of our employees and fueling our culture of people first. This is evidenced in our total rewards package, upscale amenities, social events, investment in personal and professional development, generous paid time off program PLUS 11 paid holidays per year, community involvement, free snacks and company-sponsored happy hours, an abundance mentality and total rewards program that considers the needs of each individual.


Position Overview
As a Software Quality Assurance Automation Engineer you will develop and execute automated test cases for use by the Quality Assurance and Development teams using Selenium and Cucumber with Ruby. This includes regression, feature, enhancement, and CI/CD automated testing for all popular current stable environments, and reporting using ZAPI for JIRA and Confluence. You will own, manage, and deploy Cucumber automation frameworks for testing on Development and Production branches, as well as local feature branches using Docker, Selenium Grid, and Bitbucket.

Key Responsibilities

In addition to the required qualifications and skills found below, we seek individuals who will manage automation framework (Selenium/Cucumber/Ruby on Docker/Selenium Grid, Bitbucket, JIRA and Confluence), develop automated tests, integrate automated tests into development pipeline, and partner with product management, customer service, and others to build product and market knowledge to help drive more effective automated tests reflecting real behavior. You will also be responsible for participating in development scrum for automation on new features, managing reporting of metrics in JIRA and Confluence, train in and educate as needed for automation related tasks, write bug reports, develop test cases and assist in other QA responsibilities as needed.Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of Software Quality Assurance experience.
  • Possess excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Can effectively communicate issues with software and offer proposed solutions.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of QA theory and methodology.
  • Experience defining and executing different types of software testing.
  • Demonstrate excellent abilities in both written and verbal communication, presentation skills, problem solving, and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.