QA Engineer

  • 301 Camp Craft Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Academic Programs International (API) is a leader in international and experiential education. Our mission is to design and deliver international experiences that inspire learning and enrich students, partners, and communities. We believe in the value of experiential education as a means of promoting intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity, and holistic personal development. In doing so, we are also dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible, and affordable international experiences to students across the U.S. 

Job Description

API is seeking an experienced QA Engineer to join our growing team. 

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with the development team to identify testing needs and opportunities.
  • Develop a QA testing strategy for the product, determining the appropriate balance of manual and automated tests, as well as the types of tests (UI, web service API, functional/performance/load, etc).
  • Create manual test plans, test cases, and test scripts.
  • Collaborate with team members to troubleshoot and fix bugs, ensuring issues are logged, tracked and resolved in a timely manner. 

Qualifications

YOUR EXPERTISE :

  • 2+ years work experience as QA Engineer or similar position.
  • Familiarity with Katalon, Selenium, or similar tools. 
  • Comfortable with Postman, Jmeter, or other web service API testing tools.
  • Experience using source control systems such as Github.
  • Previous experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment is preferred.
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field or relevant work experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of a QA scripting language Python or Javascript (preferred).
  • Experience writing SQL queries to verify database values.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and articulate complex acceptance criteria and think strategically about how to effectively test these; excellent problem-solving skills is essential.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and drive projects to completion, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization.
  • Team-spirited and able to work collaboratively within a team and across multiple departments.

Additional Information

Academic Programs International (API) is a leader in international and experiential education. Our mission is to design and deliver international experiences that inspire learning and enrich students, partners, and communities. We believe in the value of  experiential education as a means of promoting intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity, and holistic personal development. In doing so, we are also dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible, and affordable international experiences to students across the U.S.

  • API was established  by 4 international education professionals  (our “Founding Mamas”) over 20 years ago
  • We offer programs in 45 cities within 21 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East & South Pacific
  •  GoAbroad Innovation’s People's Choice Award Winner (2019)

OUR LOCATION

API is headquartered in Austin, Texas, one of the consistently top ranked best places to live! We look forward to collaborating together in person again in our recently renovated office in Westlake Hills, located just minutes from Barton Creek, Lake Austin and downtown.

WHY JOIN US?

At API, you will acquire real-world skills and experience that will help advance your career in marketing, sales or study abroad, while learning from seasoned professionals about the field of international education and experiential learning.

  • API is a tenured team of committed and mission-driven professionals with a passion for what we do; we’ve been around for over two decades, but maintain the spirit of a small start-up
  • We love to promote from within, offering hands-on experience, mentorship, leadership and excellent growth and advancement opportunities; potential to convert to full-time employment at completion of internship or consideration for other open positions within the company
  • We can’t resist company events, celebrations and especially love raffling off gifts and prizes to staff 

At API, we celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, equality and inclusion, representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, competence, merit, performance and business needs. 

Equal employment opportunities are available to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

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