Software Quality Assurance Engineer (Remote)

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 536728

      Education is ever-evolving. And so are we.

      We seek passionate people from diverse backgrounds who are committed to helping improve the work of schools as a trusted partner in advancing learning. By joining the Cognia team, you will be immersed in a community of energetic and resourceful people dedicated to a common vision to impact and inspire education providers to advance and enable pathways of success for all learners. At Cognia we have developed a holistic approach to education that empowers schools to create real outcomes and optimize learning for students of all backgrounds, servicing more than 36,000 institutions, 5 million teachers, and 25 million students in 85 countries. When you join Cognia, you join a team of experts passionate about our mission and embracing our core values in everything we do.

      Software Quality Assurance Engineer (Remote)

      Design, develop and maintain test cases for proprietary web-based educational testing applications. Participate in development and analysis of future product and platforms. Understanding of SQA methodology and practice, System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile Methodology. Document, track, and communicate test plans, test results, analyses, and unresolved problems. Collaborate with Software Engineering, QA, and Infrastructure for designing and improving verification tests or production defects. Build and maintain end to end test automation for web-based products using Selenium both internal and web-hosted applications. This is a 100% remote position working from any location in the U.S., and reports to the main office in Alpharetta, GA.

      Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or Foreign Equivalent.

      8 years of experience as a Software Engineer or related occupation

      Ability to work on Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle and write complex SQL queries. Experience with data warehouse/ ETL/data testing and performing security testing for applications being used with different penetration testing tools. Familiar with GITHUB or similar source control tools. Experience in programming languages (JavaScript, C#, Java) and in establishing and maintaining standards using TestRail. Proficient with Google Docs, Microsoft Office, top social media platforms and mobile. Experience must include software automation, designing software application test suites for Windows/Macintosh/ Linux in a web-based NET, MS SQL multi-tier environment.

      Submit Application for this role to Cognia Inc at

      At Cognia, we recognize the critical role played by our teams in carrying out the organization’s important educational mission. As a reflection of that recognition our exceptional benefits offerings include generous paid time off and holiday breaks, comprehensive insurance plans, and a 12.5% retirement savings contribution which is immediately vested, all effective on your date of hire. This represents an affirmative commitment by the organization to attract and retain the highest quality workforce – to ensure our continued ability to effectively serve our mission for years to come.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Cognia is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

  • About the company

      Cognia is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States and internationally.