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Practising Law Institute QA Engineer in New York, New York

Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) is seeking a QA Engineer for its talented, Manhattan-based team. Work in a collaborative environment with a diverse employee community that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (3+ weeks of vacation days and hybrid remote/in-person schedules for most roles!).

PLI serves lawyers and other professionals with innovative programs and publications. With a sterling reputation developed over 80+ years, PLI is a trusted resource for the legal community and known for its dedication to providing pro bono training and resources to ensure access to justice.


  • Collaborate with multiple agile teams in understanding business requirements and technical specifications for different applications.

  • Analyze, design, implement and maintain QA Automation solutions for each of the applications.

  • Develop strategy to support automated smoke and regression testing.

  • Review test execution results, document and report defects to the agile project teams for resolution.

  • Work with DevOps to ensure the continuous integration of the QA Automation via the CI/CD process.

  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in analyzing, design, implement and maintain QA Automation solutions, or particularly impressive experience of shorter duration.

  • Strong understanding of Software Testing Life Cycle methodology.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.

  • Hands-on testing experiences in integration, user interface, smoke, regression and user acceptance testing.

  • QA experiences using automated testing tools and processes to perform functional, regression and performance testing. Knowledge with Leapwork is preferred.

  • Proficiency in SQL is a must.

  • Development experience using C#/.Net is preferred.

  • Knowledge on application/system integration architecture, development process is preferred.

  • Understanding of source code version control (GIT) and CI/CD (e.g. Azure DevOps, Jenkins) processes.

  • Keeps up to date with market trends and other changes in technology.


  • Development Platform/Languages: MVC, Webform, C#, MS SQL, web services, SOAP/Restful, Azure, CI/CD tools, EpiServer (web CMS), MS Identity Server, JWPlayer, Kafka, Java, JavaScripts, Typescript, React, Bootstrap, Xamarin, Swift, Objective C, Solr, HTML, CSS

  • Agile project management: Jira / Confluence

  • Test automation: Leapwork, Postman, Selenium, Cypress, Mocha, NUnit MTEST

  • SaaS: Salesforce, NetSuite, Adaptive, Celigo, Avalara, Meta Comet, RSuite, Fastcase, CyberSource

  • Databases: MS SQL, Mongo DB, Redis

Your benefits at PLI

PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to providing an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment. Here are some details of our benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families

  • Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account

  • Ample paid time off and holidays plus Summer Fridays

  • Flexible hybrid remote/onsite work schedule

  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning web-based training along with other professional development opportunities

  • Work-life balance initiatives

  • One-time $500 Home Office Allowance

  • Gym/Wellness Allowance of up to $300 each calendar year

Compensation Range for this position

$118,000 - $122,000 per annum

(Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.)

About PLI

Founded in 1933, Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.

PLI delivers the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in person and online, presented by more than 4,000 expert volunteer faculty members. Additionally, PLI publishes a comprehensive library of treatises, course handbooks, answer books, and journals, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI’s mission is a commitment to the pro bono community, with scholarships and complimentary memberships available to qualified legal services organizations and individuals.

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer. More information about PLI may be found on our website

PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.

ID: 2022-1434

Street: 1177 Avenue of the Americas