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Senior Software QA/Test Engineer *Remote*

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Date: Sep 30, 2022

Location: Glasgow, GB, G2 5RG Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG Abingdon, GB, OX14 4RW Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG

Company: Ansys

Summary / Role Purpose

The Senior Software QA/Test Engineer develops front end automated testing for the Ansys OnScale cloud-based simulation SaaS product. This role uses advanced engineering and software skills to assess how well the product meets customer needs for functionality and usability and ensures that product requirements and quality standards are met. The role works closely with other members of the product creation team and communicates with technical specialists on product issues. 



Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specify and write test cases, create, modify and update existing tests, write and maintain test scripts
  • Perform functional, application, regression and performance testing in manual and/or automated test environments
  • Create test plans and contribute to testing initiatives, responsible for coverage analysis and testing metrics in specific areas, participate in defect management
  • Apply technical and professional knowledge in specialized areas and investigate complex product issues and problems
  • Analyze product requirements and develop tests for new features
  • Work in a variety of computing environments: [list, e.g. Windows, Linux, VM’s, Compute Clusters, Cloud]


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 5 years of experience, MS with 3 years of experience, or PhD with one year of experience
  • Strong computing skills with demonstrated knowledge of [fill in, e.g. scripting languages]
  • Commercial experience with web UI QA/test automation systems and development 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with Cypress
  • Python or other script language programming
  • Experience delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial organization 
  • Understanding of customer requirements and tools used in this domain
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team