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Senior Software Quality Assurance Specialist

Autodesk

Autodesk

Quality Assurance
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, October 7, 2023

Job Requisition ID #

23WD72887

Overview

Do you have a passion for delighting customers with high-quality software solutions? Are you adept at using QA tools for assessing and maintaining quality of software your team delivers? If so, we invite you to join the Manufacturing Informed Design group, the makers of Autodesk Verification. We're looking for an accomplished Senior Software QA Engineer who will work as part of an agile team.

You will use tools and procedures for validating quality of cloud services that your team deploys, and the desktop apps they ship to our customers. You will create and execute test plans and analyzing test results with the objective of finding defects during the software development process. You will also partner with the larger Autodesk QA organization and product support teams to partner in the success of customers using our software.

Responsibilities

  • Encourage Engineering Excellence practices and lead quality early in the product development cycle

  • Take ownership of the quality of the entire feature and its role in the connected environment

  • Document and manage defects from multiple sources

  • Collaborate with development and other QA team members to perform root cause analysis for customer issues

  • Help monitor product development and usage with an eye toward improving product quality

  • Analyze and decompose a complicated software system and design a strategy to test it

  • Develop test strategies and test scope for new features while participating in overall feature development lifecycle

  • Perform manual, exploratory, and automation testing with a focus on multi-platform end-to-end testing

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

  • Work with customer support managers to support production services and be an escalation contact for service incidents and escalations

  • Enthusiasm to share knowledge, mentor teammates and actively participate in various agile team meetings

  • Mentor and lead junior test engineers to help raise the quality bar

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

  • Help create test harnesses and infrastructure supporting Web and Desktop products

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

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience testing desktop, cloud-based applications, and web platforms and/or relevant experience as a user of Inventor and Revit

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

  • Accountable for quality assurance on our applications, technologies, and processes

  • Knowledge of Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit, or other CAD & AEC design software

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software development and testing software applications (TestRail, TestIM, Jira, or Postman)

  • Basic scripting and programming experience in test automation tool usage and development (Cypress, Playwright)

  • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment

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

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About Autodesk
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We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!

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