Junior Software QA for Automation

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    31 January 2022

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Cambridge is searching for candidates for a full-time Junior Quality Analyst post to join our English team and help us develop and execute software tests.

Why should you join Cambridge?

Cambridge University Press and Assessment is a global company working under the umbrella of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. The Philippine hub is located in Makati City, with more than 600 associates supporting the University's global publishing and assessment operations.

When you join Cambridge, you get the best possible start in the best possible career in IT, and with benefits to match. As a global institution, our mission is to unlock our people's potential by providing all the knowledge and tools essential for your role and creating an environment that will enable you to perform at your peak.

What can we offer you?

We have 50 offices worldwide, with ten major ‘hubs.' In this role, you will work and collaborate with colleagues from our UK headquarters and hubs in New York, Singapore, Australia, India, etc.  It is an opportunity that will enable you to widen your horizon by learning from other cultures.

If you are a new graduate of an IT or QA-related degree, we strongly encourage you to apply for this position. This post is a hands-on technical development role, and you can become a highly proficient quality analyst as you work with a team lead led by seasoned leads and senior analysts. In addition, you will also be given essential skills training and certification like the ISTQB (Foundation Level).

On top of these opportunities, working with Cambridge will also give you stability. We show our care for our people by allowing them to grow not just professionally but also personally. We promote work-life balance through flexible work schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leaves. In addition, you will be entitled to our health care benefits with coverage for dependents,  group life insurance, and robust wellness programs right on the first day of joining the company.

What will you do as a Junior Quality Analyst?

Your tasks will primarily be creating automated scripts, procedures, data and handling smaller or less complex area of software testing. With close supervision from your team lead and senior analysts, you will also create and review systems and business-relevant test scenarios and execute automated test scripts.

Your role will also involve working with various stakeholders, including business product owners, Scrum Masters, project managers.

With you in the team, Cambridge will be able to continue providing software quality assurance across a wide range of world-class online digital products and platforms.

What qualifications are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates with 1-2 years of software testing experience gained across one of the principle testing specialism (i.e., Automation and Manual Testing).

In addition, understanding, knowledge or expertise in the following are an advantage:

  • Writing test code in multiple languages specifically Java,  JavaScript and PHP
  • Automated tools such as Selenium, Appium, Eclipse (IDE) or any house toolRepository Management specifically GIT and -, Bitbucket
  • Relational Databse Management specifically MySQL
  • Performance testing tool specifically Apache Jmeter
  • Agile development process (Scrum or similar)

An ideal candidate for this role also possesses the essential skills to become a future team leader and decision-maker, including communication skills and working with peers in different time zones.

What does our organisation stand for?

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.

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