Software Test Engineer

Req#: 1134
Location: St. Paul, MN/Remote
Hiring Manager: Lead SW Test Engineer

West Academic is the leading provider of casebooks, study aids and other legal education materials in the US in both print and digital media formats. We are a growth oriented organization, dedicated to providing our customers with the best available legal education materials. We are looking for people to help us transform the legal education industry by bringing new technology and products to market.

We currently have an opening for a Software Test Engineer to join our Technology team.  This role will be part of a Quality team that tests our software products before release. Our preference is having the position located in St. Paul but are open to the role being remote or hybrid.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design & facilitate test cases based on business requirements and functional specifications
  • Testing of web applications, reporting & other software as needed
  • Understand data relationships
  • Report and track application defects during the testing cycle
  • Contribute to QA process improvement
  • Work closely with project management, developers & operations to assure quality software is produced
  • Create and document test cases

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related software technology field, or demonstrated job experience equating to a Bachelors Degree
  • At least 1 years of commercial software testing experience with Windows & Web-based applications
  • Understand database & SQL concepts (Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies
  • Experience developing and executing test cases
  • UI testing experience for web applications with focus on backend /​ functional testing
  • Very strong communication skills to audiences of all technical abilities
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work


Desired Skills

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Create and use SQL queries to verify and validate results of application's performance and functionality
  • Azure DevOps, Azure Test Plans, Azure Pipelines and Releases
  • Automated test tools, including: Selenium, MS Test, MS Coded UI
  • Performance testing tools such as JMeter
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