North America / United States / MA / Needham / 1

Technology & Engineering

#: 743999739806142 / 50244818



Job Description

NielsenIQ BASES is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing, technology division, of the NielsenIQ Company. That means we maintain an unbeatable client list, create best-in-class solutions, and have access to incredible resources—without sacrificing the benefits of a smaller, leaner, close-knit company. We celebrate curiosity and creativity and encourage openness and collaboration.

Through a blend of innovative market research technologies (such as evolutionary algorithms and predictive analytics) and client consulting, we help major consumer products companies dramatically identify breakthrough product ideas, messaging that inspires action, fresh package designs, and optimal launch strategies.

If you are a Software QA Automation Engineer who likes to work on cutting-edge technologies in an environment that gives you the freedom to explore, play, and learn, then NielsenIQ BASES is the right place for you. We are a high-growth division of the NielsenIQ Company investing heavily to expand our SaaS platform used by many leading global companies. Join a close-knit, passionate team that collaborates in an agile environment to develop great technology. We encourage professional growth opportunities and invest in your personal development, such as attending conferences and online learning, which are funded by the company. We think about QA differently by valuing the big picture insights that QA engineers can provide on everything from the vision of what the product will bring to our clients to the technical details of its day-to-day functions.

What you will do:

  • Ensuring the quality of deliverables by engaging in the full software testing process, using automated and manual testing techniques.

  • Participate in project planning to provide input on functional requirements, usability requirements, testing strategies, testing time estimates and potential problems.

  • Plan test schedules and strategies in accordance with module scope or delivery dates.

  • Contribute to tracking aspects of the project – scope, schedule, effort, risks, and issues.

  • Design & build manual and automated tests by understanding the requirements.

  • Adopt various Functional and Non-functional testing methods to ensure features are usable, reliable, and work as designed.

  • Collaborate with product owners, development team, UI designers to actively promote the quality goal.

  • Identify and implement QA processes in support of providing quality products.

We are looking for people with:

  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science or comparable experience Skill Set

  • 1-2 years of experience with test automation

  • Hands on experience in test automation tools like Selenium or Protractor

  • Knowledge in at least one programming language or scripting languages

  • Experience with Object-Oriented design and development

  • Strong test validation and test debugging skills

  • Strong understanding of Software Quality Assurance (SQA) concepts and practices to continually assess the risks and quality of products and releases.

  • Experience with Web-application/Cross-browser testing

  • Familiarity working in Agile-Scrum environment and software production release process

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Passion for learning new technologies