Junior Software Quality Analyst (2725)
We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.
We are recruiting for a full-time Junior Software Quality Analyst who will be part of the Education Technology QA team. The successful candidate will help us create best-in-class websites and platforms – such as Cambridge Go and Cambridge Elevate – used by primary and secondary level students all over the world.
Why should you join Cambridge?
Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.
We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.
When you join Cambridge, you get the best possible combination of a supportive, caring environment, balanced with work that brings out the best in you. You will have access to learning and development opportunities, and business tools essential for your role so that you can perform at your peak.
What can we offer you?
In this role, you will collaborate with colleagues across different areas of the business and branches. 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, Software, 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 quality analysts. In addition, you will also be given essential skills training and certification like the ISTQB (Foundation Level).
On top of these, 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 wellbeing programs right on the first day of joining us.
What will you do in this role?
Your tasks will primarily be to test plans, data, procedures, and manual and/or automated scripts. With close supervision from your team lead and senior analysts, you will also participate in reviews of business requirements and application designs and support proper test coverage exists.
Your role will also involve working with various stakeholders, including developers, business product owners and project managers, and scrum masters to help develop the overall test plan of a given project.
Working under the supervision of a senior quality analyst, team lead or manager, you will:
Adapt to new testing software the company uses.
Adhere to the methodologies (i.e. Agile - Scrum), test approach/strategy and tools used within the Education group
Create test data for the different type/s of testing to be performed.
Design and develop test scenarios, conditions and test cases or scripts across different of testing performed.
Perform test execution activities such as SIT, Regression Test, UAT and Sanity tests in prescribed test environment
Record, monitor and report Test Results
Develop automated tests for test cases and integrate automations into test suites
Document test issues and errors encountered on the designated defect management tool and retest/s defects logged.
Participate on continuous improvement activities across Education group
Participate on different discussions - but not limited to the following: Sprint Planning, Retro, Bug Triage, team meetings
Participate on learning sessions to increase skills on both testing and different functionalities
Work collaboratively and amicably with the team in Manila, UK and Australia.
What makes you the ideal candidate for this position?
You will be ideal for this part if you are a degree-holder in a relevant field of study or have 2 years of software testing experience or less whom gained principal testing specialism (i.e., manual, automated) and with good communication skills.
In addition, understanding, knowledge or expertise in the following are an advantage:
Agile development process (Scrum or similar)
Experience with test design tools
About The Cambridge University Press & Assessment | Manila
We help millions of people worldwide to open opportunities and unlock their potential.
We are a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge. We’re driven by a simple mission – to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. And that’s why every year we give millions of people the support they need to unlock their potential.
From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence and enable success in more than 170 countries around the world. We give people the opportunity to show what they’ve learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.
We can achieve this because we are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of empowered people. A community that embraces change, and continuously focuses on meeting our customers’ needs. One that is flexible, by default. One that gives everyone the support they need to be bold and take ownership. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we’ll keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding better ways of doing things.
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