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Scholastic Associate Software Development Engineer in Test in New York, New York

Job Description:

THE OPPORTUNITY

Join Scholastic's technology team as an Associate Software Development Engineer in Test, helping to build the next generation of Scholastic systems that reach teachers, students, and parents across the world. The Associate Software Development Engineer in Test is responsible for ensuring the technology organization delivers the highest quality software and applications to business partners and customers. The Associate Software Development Engineer in Test will develop, document, and execute primarily automated tests to ensure the delivery of quality software products. In addition, this role will involve solving complex problems while following industry-leading testing practices, including writing and automating test cases/scripts, test execution, test result analysis, exploratory testing, defect filing and triage, and tracking issues through resolution. This position will collaborate with business analysts, software engineers, systems engineers, and project management personnel to support quality delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create test plans, test cases and test scripts to effectively test software and services across multiple platforms

  • Apply foundational skills in Java, Selenium, REST and related areas to implement the automated tests

  • Write, maintain, and execute automated tests

  • Reproduce reported issues and triaging root causes

  • Develop tools to continuously improve and fill gaps within the team’s CI/CD process

  • Apply foundational programming skills to implement effective performance tests

  • Follow Behavioral Driven Development (BDD) practices

WHO WE ARE

About Scholastic

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 100+ year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children. Learn more at Scholastic.com/AboutScholastic .

About the Associate Program

Scholastic’s Technology Associate Program is designed to identify, train, and promote the next generation of leaders. Each new-hire class receives comprehensive training and is quickly given responsibility to deliver on business goals using industry-leading tools, partners, and technology – all while working in an agile, iterative model that emphasizes collaboration, transparency, and goal-oriented development

Qualifications

HOW YOU CAN FIT

  • Graduation date in Fall 2021 or Spring/Summer 2022

  • Candidate must be a motivated team player. In addition, the candidate needs to be a quick learner who will apply their testing and analytical skills in a fast-paced, Agile development environment

  • Solid communication skills and the ability to interact with software developers, product managers, and business users

  • Have an excellent understanding of how modern web and mobile applications interface and communicate with web services and other back-end systems

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Agile, API Testing, Selenium Web Driver (along with other automation tools like TestNG, Cucumber etc.), Java (or Python), Github, Jenkins and Jira skills are a plus

  • Knowledge of relational and/or NoSQL databases and query mechanisms is a plus

  • Fundamental knowledge of RESTful APIs

  • The ideal candidate will have at least an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Time Type:

Full time

Job Type:

Regular

Job Family Group:

Information Technology

Location Region/State:

New York

EEO Statement:

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at: www.scholastic.com

We're always looking for talented people to join Scholastic in instilling a love of reading and lifelong learning in children. At Scholastic, our benefit plans have been designed to be in line with market conditions and employee needs. Our plans provide flexibility and allow individuals a broad range of choices that can be tailored to meet each employee's needs. Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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