CognitiveScale enables businesses to win with machine intelligence. The company's flagship products—CognitiveScale ENGAGE and CognitiveScale AMPLIFY help enterprises transform customer engagement, improve decision-making, and deploy self-learning business processes. We aren't just talking about changing industries; we're already working with Fortune 500 companies around the world!

CognitiveScale was founded in 2013 by highly successful serial entrepreneurs and senior executives with deep expertise in vertical enterprise software, cloud computing, and machine learning. We're backed by Microsoft Ventures and Norwest Ventures, among others. The company has won numerous awards and has been featured in prominent research and publications.

We are headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in the United Kingdom and India, and have strategic partnerships with IBM and Deloitte. Interested in learning more? Please visit www.cognitivescale.com and follow @cognitivescale

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity that is cognitive computing. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and even the workplace. CognitiveScale is looking for talent to drive market success by building cognitive business solutions.

You will act as a voice for quality assurance and will need to defend the integrity of the code, anticipate quality needs/changes. Communication is a key skill to be successful in this role, second only to coding skills. You must be able to write test automation code using white/gray box techniques. 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to put cognitive computing in action to truly change the world! If this sounds interesting then let’s talk about how you can contribute to our successful delivery of high quality solutions for CognitiveScale.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work closely with product management, developers, and solutions teams to help define the definition of done for a sprint
  • Analyzing business problems and developing test plans and solutions to resolve these problems
  • Automating tests
  • Problem solver who is relentless at tracking down problems and helping to actively solve the problem
  • Preparing for sprint planning by understanding the details (effort, risk, priority) of remaining work committed for an update
  • Assisting engineering in defining development tasks
  • Performing peer code reviews as part of everyday workflow
  • Contributing ideas for continually improving the team’s productivity, job enjoyment, and code quality
  • Sharing knowledge with team members and collaboratively working to build a shared vision for the team
  • Having fun working with an exceptional team and creating cutting edge software

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in test automation and working in the agile process framework (kanban, scrum)
  • Hands-on expertise with Java, Python, Scala, or other programming language
  • Experience with build process and integrating tests into the build process
  • Experience testing APIs and/or directly triggering the code to test in some fashion
  • Performance and load testing (gatling would be ideal)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Keen business judgment, focus, and ability to focus your work on the highest risks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to present and translate complex information to internal teams in relevant business terms
  • Identify and evaluate new testing technologies
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent experience. Computer Science/Engineering major is preferable

Preferred:

  • Experience with DCVS (ex: git)
  • Experience in code branch management
  • Security testing, specifically penetration and OWASP analysis

CognitiveScale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CognitiveScale does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, or disability.

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Why work with us
Our vision is to have our software touch and transform the lives of a billion people by 2020. By rewarding employees for results, we attract the best employees and create an ambitious mindset as we work in multiple industries (e.g. retail, healthcare, etc). All this aside, we have greenbelt views and drinks in the office on Fridays!
Culture
We know that a company is only as good as its people and their values. We value collaboration: our leaders get their hands dirty, managers actually mentor, and we don't have worker drones! We also actively support causes that our employees care about. In particular, we support Communities in Schools, which works with underserved students.
Perks & Benefits
Free Catered Lunches Everyday
401K
Weekly Yoga
Open workspace with great views of nature
Snacks - unhealthy and healthy!
Weekly Meditation Sessions
100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for all employees

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