SQA Engineer

| Greater Boulder Area

Job Description

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

 

Who is Markit Digital 

 

Markit Digital designs, develops, and hosts data rich, full featured, and high traffic web and mobile applications for financial institutions, brokerages, and media clients from all over the world. Our Quality Assurance team is responsible for ensuring the high quality of Markit Digital’s software by independently verifying that software functionality conforms to business requirements and communicating risks to the business. Using a combination of manual and technical testing techniques, the team is also responsible for validating technical aspects of implementations including performance and scalability of the solution. The Boulder based Quality Assurance group consists of approximately 30 professionals who work closely with developers, engineers, and project managers within Agile Scrum teams. 

 

What you'll do at Markit Digital 

 

Act as the Quality Subject Matter expert for a single Agile scrum team, working with a combination of developers, engineers, scrum master and product owner to ensure our products are built to the highest quality standards and meet the requirements of our clients and their users.  Bring your QA/QE mindset to the team and speak with a strong voice to advocate for quality and the user experience. 

 

How you’ll do it at Markit Digital 

 

Create project and epic-level test strategies in collaboration with the Agile team that consider all phases of testing, such as unit, integration, API, feature testing (manual and automated), design, accessibility, compatibility, performance, load, and regression.

 

Author story-level test approaches and test cases, collaborate with technical resources to ensure proper coverage through unit, API, or automated UI testing, based on the test strategy. Execute manual system tests and identify tests that can be automated for regression purposes.  Collaborate with developers to get functional tests automated and assist with the running and reporting of automated regression test suites. Log accurate defect reports in Jira.  Ensure defects and identified customer incidents are prioritized and addressed, and that any new versions of software are released in a controlled and timely manner 

 

 

Required Skills 


• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
• Experience with Manual, API, Data, Performance, and Automated testing 
• Strong working experience in Agile QA Processes and Projects 
• Knowledge in Testing tools like JIRA, HP-ALM and various scripting tools 
• 3+ years of experience in QA 
• 2+ years in an Agile environment

• Excellent understanding of software architecture and SDLC 

• Demonstrated ability to self-manage with minimal supervision
• Strong analytical skills  
• Open minded with a positive attitude, flexible and focused on delivery
• Strong interpersonal skills 
• Must be able to work in a team environment

 

Preferred Skills 

 

• University graduate or equivalent, preferably a computing or finance-related degree 

• Knowledge of Business Communications tools such as SharePoint, Confluence, MS Office

• Proficient in authoring automated test assertions and integrating test suites with CI/CD pipelines

• Knowledge and experience of financial markets

• Proficient in writing database SQL queries

• Proficient in basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

• Strong mathematical skills  

  

Where we're going 

 

We rely on a combination of ingenuity and initiative to search for deeper sources of information. The solutions and products we provide give our customers a richer view of their world and the insights they need to make smarter decisions. 

We cause an effect on the industries and markets driving the worldwide economy – for leaders in business, finance and governments. As we address today’s most critical business challenges, the positive impacts we are making will be felt for generations to come. 

 

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IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

 

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

 

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

 

For information please click on the following links:

 

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 3 months are eligible for 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, 1-to-many program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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