Sr. QA Analyst

Full Time
Main Location
San Rafael, CA, United States
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    Position Overview

    Do you have a passion for delighting customers with high quality software solutions? Are you adept at using software development tools for assessing and maintaining quality of software your team delivers? If so, we invite you to join the Autodesk Building Design team, the makers of Autodesk Revit. We’re seeking an accomplished and highly motivated QA Analyst who will work as part of a cross functional agile team. Our team is focused on building the next generation of Autodesk Insight cloud service that empowers architects and engineers to design more energy-efficient buildings with advanced simulation engines and building performance analysis data integrated in Autodesk Revit. 


    Your role will be to own, and drive initiatives related to improving quality, stability, reliability, and usability of software deliverables. You will accomplish this by leveraging your quality assurance mindset combined with your technical chops for test automation. You will use tools and procedures for validating quality of cloud services that your team deploys, and the desktop changes they ship to our customers. You will be creating and executing test plans and analyzing test results with the objective of finding defects during the software development process. You will liaise with the larger Building QA organization and product support teams to partner in the success of customers using our software.  



    • Evaluate (commercial, open-source or proprietary) testing tools and test frameworks which can be leveraged within a project 

    •  Create and execute plans at the product or code level to test new and existing features automatically and manually 

    •  Provide functional, performance, security, load, install, globalization/localization, scalability and resiliency testing as applicable 

    •   Collaborate with developers, QA analysts and SETs to identify and prioritize testing strategies where process or test automation best achieves the testing goals; by balancing return on investment, maximized test coverage and minimized risk

    • Encourage practices that drive engineering excellence and focus on quality first mindset

    • Collaborate with other technical staff on the implementation, deployment, and maintenance of the Automation Testing within Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment pipelines

    • Work closely with customers to support production services in an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents

    • Clearly document, manage, and prioritize defects

    • Monitor, analyze, and present automated and manually gathered test results and metrics 

    • Enthusiasm to share knowledge, mentor teammates and actively engage in various agile team meeting. 

    Minimum Qualifications 

    • Automation testing experience 

    • Knowledge of test methodologies, writing test plans, mock data/services, creating test cases, debugging & testing

    • Self-starter who can come up to speed quickly on our applications, technologies, and processes  

    • Degree in Computer Science, Building Engineering, Architecture or related subject area 

    • Experience with desktop applications that connect to cloud services

    • Basic scripting and programming skills

    • Experience with software with complex graphical interactions



    Preferred Qualifications 

    Successful candidate will have a majority of the following additional qualifications:

    • Demonstrated knowledge of testing software applications

    • Good understanding of internet and enterprise application technologies

    • Experience with hosted solutions

    • Experience with Revit and other Autodesk products in a professional capacity - especially display, printing, and visualization

    • Dynamo or visual scripting

    • Graphics card and hardware knowledge

    • Experience in test automation tool usage

    • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment 

    At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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    Sr. QA Analyst
    Autodesk, Inc.