Senior Quality Assurance Engineer


Americas - USA - MA - Waltham



Job Overview

This position will work as a member of the Pentaho Engineering Department as a senior software testing engineer for the Quality team. Qualified individuals must have a background in software development methodology, experience in software testing and best practices, and Business Intelligence suites.  The successful candidate will work with engineering leadership, product management, and the quality engineers to enhance and advance the testing effort for the Pentaho software suite.


  • Perform technical tasks required to create and maintain the QA Lab environment
  • Create and maintain a set of test scripts and test plans for specific applications of the suite
  • Validate UI-based software, non-UI-based software, and build related processes
  • Participate with the software engineering team in the execution of manual test scripts prior to software release
  • Administer servers and software being used by the QA team and Software Engineers for test scenarios and testing tools
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical members of the project team
  • Support internal customers (Sales, Pre-Sales, Support)
  • Simultaneously handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Mentor and advise junior team members

Required Skills

  • 6+ Years of Software Quality Assurance experience
  • Experience in Agile development environments.
  • Experience with SQL and an understanding of relational databases and architecture
  • Experience working with JDBC drivers
  • Experience installing and configuring Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems
  • Experience with virtualization software
  • Experience with application servers such as Apache Tomcat and JBoss
  • Experience with Business Intelligence software suites
  • Must be able to quickly understand technical and business requirements and be able to translate into technical implementation.
  • 4-year University degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field
  • Reliable, self-motivated, and focused on high quality delivery of work products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a team environment

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical and dental coverage, life insurance and 401(k) plan.

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