QA Automation Engineer
Technology | New York, NY, United States

What We’re Looking For:

2U is searching for a talented, dynamic QA Test Engineer to join its growing team in our New York, NY office. We’re looking for someone who is obsessed with QA, someone who has experience in automating test cases and developing their own test frameworks.  As an Engineer, you will be responsible for touching all quality assurance tasks associated with our business.  This includes our Learning Management System (LMS), other interactive educational tools, and several supporting business systems.

Quality Assurance:
  • Design, review, maintain and execute primarily automated scripts for various software development projects
  • Work with developers and QA to design and build custom test frameworks leveraging automation tools, custom API’s, etc. for new and existing projects
  • Work in a Continuous Integration environment with Jenkins
  • Aid in release management and deployment processes 
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders and management
Things That Should Be in Your Background:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or at least 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • 3+ years of Quality Assurance experience
  • Proficient in one or more of the following languages: Java, C, C++, PHP, JavaScript and Perl
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver is a big plus
  • Continuous Integration and Agile Software Development methodology
  • Experience in one or more test frameworks, JUnit, TestNG
Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a courteous, tactful and concise manner.
  • Focused on achieving defined results, and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
About

Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.
 
2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
  • Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
  • Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses.  We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
  • Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners’ online programs.  This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
  • Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs.  By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.   
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs.   You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners).
 
And if you’re ready to help our team (www.2U.com/team) build the next great movement in higher education, consider joining us (www.2U.com/careers).  
 
Why It’s Great to Join Our Team

There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:
 
Benefits – at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k.  We also offer paid time off and company holidays.  That’s not all!  Employees receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependents.
 
Our Culture – We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow.  We don’t take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team.  2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.
 
Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.
 
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.



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