Quality Assurance Engineer (Digital)

Feb 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Quality Assurance Engineer (Digital)

Requisition Number: STFR004376

Division/College: Information Technology Services

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The division of Information Technology Services is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of QA Engineer. The QA engineer will be responsible for the quality of multiple websites and mobile applications that ITS supports. The idea candidate will participate in the build of the required test infrastructure, tools and coverage to ensure the release of top quality websites and mobile apps. The QA engineer will review business and technical requirements and provide feedbacks, collaborate with development team to ensure the product meets functional, quality, performance, scalability, privacy, and security requirements through tools, automation and breakthrough test technologies. The QA engineer will write test plan and test cases, perform manual and automated test suites for web/browser as well as mobile-based environment, perform web accessibility testing using tools and platform that the university is engaged with. The candidate will also create test metrics and reporting, document and communicate test results, support analysis of test results and resolution of open issues, as well as report progress on problem resolution to management.

To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed.


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 7+ years or more of experience in the software QA industry
  • 5+ years of experience in web and mobile space
  • 2+ years of automation experience using Selenium or other automation tools
  • Familiar with QA Lifecycle Testing (Functional/Performance/Stress)
  • Knowledge of accessibility compliance and experience with ADA testing
  • Knowledge of content management tools such as WordPress, Liferay, Drupal is a plus
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience with QA tools and techniques, and bug tracking systems
  • Experience documenting test plans and test cases
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to handle multiple projects and prioritize work based on business priority

Additional Information:
A criminal background check is required for this position.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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