Software Engineer in Test/QA Engineer - Analytics and Data Services - Columbia, SC

    • Columbia, SC

Software Engineer in Test

Do you have experience in helping build high quality and scalable data-processing pipelines and data applications? Are you a strong coder with a passion for quality? Are you interested in shaping & contributing to new products and frameworks?

Guidewire Software is looking for an experienced engineer with a passion for quality and automating tests. The enthusiastic candidate will be ready to join a tight knit team and start or continue a career helping to improve and verify quality of some of the latest technologies around Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. A successful candidate will have the ability to work independently while having a collaborative disposition.  Experience working in an agile development environment is a big plus.


What you would do:

  • Design and develop tools and services that measure and maintain performance, reliability, resilience, security and quality
  • Work with other developers to develop best practices for improving quality aspects of their services and applications
  • Build sophisticated and maintainable automated test suites to test our universe of services and applications
  • Author test plans and track test runs for new features, regression test existing large scale data processing and analytics products
  • Plan for, organize and execute tests to verify functionality of specified product features
  • Assist in building cloud-based infrastructure to automate and scale data processing solutions
  • Resolve issues with minimal supervision after a brief preliminary training

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years minimum of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in Quality Assurance or Test Automation Engineering
  • Experience with functional testing, planning and coordination
  • 2 years minimum of experience in two of the following testing toolsets/frameworks:Selenium WebDriver, Appium, Protractor, SoapUI


Minimum Skills,Education,Experience that this position requires:

  • Excellent written and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience using development environment
  • Ability to ask questions and share information gained with other support team members, recording and documenting this knowledge
  • Experience using source control
  • Development with C# or Java
  • Testing REST services
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience (12 years) or an Associate's Degree with 6 years of experience

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Linear Algebra/Statistics understanding
  • JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS and React JS
  • Data Visualization
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) exposure
  • Cloud application deployment


Why choose Guidewire?

Guidewire has been recognized as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the second consecutive year. Guidewire develops and implements market-leading software for the second-largest financial services industry in the world: insurance. Our technology is unique—designed and built on a completely modern architecture to meet the specific needs of the P/C industry with unparalleled performance, reliability, and openness.

We believe we have a good idea about what makes a fulfilling work life for employees:

  • Meaningful work
  • Quality products
  • Sound business strategy
  • Ultra-competent colleagues
  • Plenty of freedom to innovate and create

We've lived by three principles since our founding.

  • Integrity - Truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other
  • Rationality - Communicating through clear arguments, building excellent quality products, and making decisions carefully on the basis of factual evidence
  • Collegiality - Working together as professional equals, with a minimum of hierarchy

Intermediate to Senior

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