Full Time Posted 13 days ago
Senior Software QA Engineer (Native Apps)


Job Description


OVERVIEW  

Apartments.com is the leading online apartment rental listing website, offering property, commuter, and neighborhood information for more than 1,000,000 available units nationwide. A CoStar Group subsidiary, the Apartments.com network includes Apartments.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentFinder.com, Apartamentos.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, ForRentUniversity.com, After55.com, CorporateHousing.com and WestsideRentals.com. Reaching millions of renters worldwide, enabling both qualified traffic and highly engaged renters, Apartments.com is the fastest growing site within the residential rental industry.

As a CoStar Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be responsible for the testing and verification of software systems. QA Engineers utilize a combination of functional testing methods, automated testing tools and load testing tools. Typically responsible for writing test cases that ensure compliance with acceptance criteria developed during sprint planning. Are typically embedded with development teams. Ensures adequate product testing prior to each release. Responsible for tracking bugs and retesting as bugs are fixed.

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Ensures that products conform to business requirements/company policies, software quality standards, and established procedures
  • Confirms that testable systems are specified, designed and implemented
  • Designs, documents and implements procedures and techniques that are consistent with departmental SQA Methodology for analyzing, testing, and evaluating the risk (software & business), accuracy, completeness, internal integrity/consistency, testability and overall quality of business systems and SDLC processes
  • Creates and maintains SQA deliverables including test plans, test cases, test data, project test progress and release reports, application turnover documents and test schedules
  • Recommends and assists in corrective actions taken at all stages of product life
  • Submits and tracks production (maintenance) and release issues in their respective systems
  • Develops automated regression test suites using automated testing tools

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in information systems, computer science, or related field.
  • 5 years industry experience as a software quality assurance test engineer
  • An understanding of quality assurance test methodologies, deliverables, processes, strategies, metrics, techniques and the software development life cycle (SDLC) is critical.
  • Hands on experience in automation using selenium and good understanding of automation testing strategies and tools.
  • Experience testing mission-critical relational database applications, mobile and web-based enterprise systems
  • Experience reporting, regressing and reproducing software problems.
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL and Relational Databases with relational databases (administration and T-SQL)

PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS AND SKILLS  

  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and TFS.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational, written and verbal skills
  • Proven capacity to effectively interface with dynamic development teams
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and proactive.

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHATS IN IT FOR YOU:

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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Senior Software QA Engineer (Native Apps)