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Software Test Engineer in Ann Arbor, MI at ProQuest

Date Posted: 4/1/2018

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Job Description

ProQuest – Who we are…


The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. 

ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.


Software Test Engineer


What will I be doing?


The Software Test Engineer designs, implements, and executes automated test scripts, analyzes failure points, performs manual testing as needed and documents issues found during testing. Basically, they make sure stuff works!  


In this position, you will also..

• Designs, implements & executes automated tests.

• Debugs and fixes existing automated scripts.

• Checks out, updates, commits to and pushes code.

• Configures regression framework to run against different instances

• Executes and maintains manual test scripts as needed.

• Uses bug tracking and report generating tools

• Communicates test progress, test results, and other relevant information to leadership and/or stakeholders.


Three Reasons you should apply...

1. You will work with a team full of high-performers

2. This is a collaborative environment with a great leader and great teammates

3. The contributions you make will directly influence the success or failure of ProQuest products


This job may not be a fit if...

1. You don’t enjoy working in a fast-paced, production environment

2. You’re a lone wolf, a hermit, a recluse, a real Bear Grylls 

3. Research and learning aren’t that important to you


Qualified Candidates must have…

• Bachelor’s degree in related field such as Computer Science, plus at least 2 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Ability to design, implement and execute automated tests and clearly document results.

• Experience with Linux and windows server environments.

• Experience with databases such as MSSQL, MYSQL or Oracle.

• Ability to learn the software development lifecycle and QA methodology.

• Strong troubleshooting skills combined with the ability to break down complex issues.

• Ability to comprehend business requirements and software specification documents.

• Excellent communication and time management skills.

• Ability to learn new tools.

• Active in pursuing learning opportunities.


Superstar Candidates will ALSO have…

• Previous experience with: Selenium, Java, Cucumber, BDD, JIRA, SharePoint, Agile Methodologies.

• Experience working at ProQuest as a full time employee, part time employee, contractor or intern. 

• Previous experience working and training at ProQuest, performing this or similar position.


More to love about becoming a PQ employee!

• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning

• We hold fun on-site events

• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative

• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)

• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals


At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in your work and are passionate about technology, please consider joining our talented team!!




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