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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Updated on 05/16/2022

  |   Multiple Positions Available

Job Description

Inductive Automation, the leader in cutting-edge software for the industrial sector and beyond, is looking to add talented people to our rapidly growing team!

We are a unique, innovative, and fun company with a strong mission: to empower our customers to swiftly turn great ideas into reality by removing all technological and economic obstacles. We have a huge passion for our product and our customers; no matter what role you might play in the company, you can sense that there is something special about what we do and who we are.

As a QA Engineer at Inductive Automation you will be working to develop and execute tests against all aspects of Ignition, our flagship software product. You will be responsible for developing, maintaining and executing automated and manual tests, and for reporting on the progress and status of test activities. This will include working directly with a team of developers to verify new and improved features and bug fixes with a variety of testing tools and approaches, including both automated and manual test execution against servers, clients and databases.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain automated regression tests against completed builds
  • Add new manual and automated tests to existing test suites
  • Manually perform regression test suites that cannot be automatically tested
  • Test new functionality to find bugs & validate added features for releases of Inductive Automation's peripheral software
  • Works closely with developers to align quality initiatives with development goals
  • Provide clear and concise feedback when doing bug reports or communicating with developers
  • Maintain testing tool infrastructure, including various hardware devices and software packages

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar
  • At least 2 years of experience in a software testing role
  • Understanding of Java platform and Swing/JavaFX applications
  • Python programming experience
  • Understanding of entire SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle)
  • Familiarity with Scrum/Agile methodologies
  • Familiarity with source control management systems, such as Git
  • Experience with setup and querying of SQL databases (MS SQL Server, MySQL, similar)
  • Familiarity with Windows, Linux (Ubuntu) and macOS platforms
  • Experience with virtualization software (VMWare)
  • Experience with bug tracking systems
  • Familiarity with common network protocol stacks (TCP/WebSocket, HTTP, IP)

Skills Not Required, But a Plus

  • Familiarity with PLC programming and configuration
  • Experience with tools for quick application deployment (Docker, Vagrant, similar)
  • Exposure to applications that use Java-based Web servers (Tomcat, Jetty)
  • Experience with Maven and Gradle build tools
  • Configuring Continuous integration/continuous development servers (Jenkins)
  • Test Development using Web application testing frameworks (especially Selenium WebDriver)
  • Experience with modern development tools (Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA)
  • Experience with Wireshark or network analysis tools
  • Familiarity with Manufacturing industry

Unique Benefits

    Be Healthy
  • It's simple: We pay 100% of your employee health plan-medical, dental, and vision
  • Find Your Balance
  • We want everyone to have a healthy work/life balance - that's why you get paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Flex Your Time
  • Use flextime to make a schedule that fits your needs
  • Work from Home
  • Remote work is available for most of our open positions
  • Save for the Future
  • We help employees save for the future with our company matching 401k program
  • Take in the View
  • Based in Folsom, on a beautiful nature preserve
  • Escape Your Workspace
  • Challenge a friend to a game of pool, table tennis, shuffleboard, or Foosball

Inductive Automation, LLC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and status as a protected veteran or individual with a disability. Verification of US employment eligibility required.


Discover the Perks

Be Healthy

Be Healthy

It’s simple: We pay 100% of your employee health plan—medical, dental and vision.

Find Your Balance

Find Your Balance

We want everyone to have a healthy work/life balance – that's why you get paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Stay Hydrated

Stay Hydrated

Our kitchen is always fully stocked with water, coffee, tea, soda, and every flavor of La Croix you can imagine.

Flex Your Time

Use flextime to make a schedule that fits your needs.

Start with Fresh Fruit Monday

Start with Fresh Fruit Monday

Get a healthy start to your week by grabbing a piece of fruit in the cafe.

End with Snack Friday

End with Snack Friday

We won’t send you into the weekend hungry, grab a snack in the cafe every Friday afternoon.

Get Comfy

Get Comfy

From standing desks to collaborative alcoves, find your ideal workspace.

Escape Your Workspace

Escape Your Workspace

Challenge a friend to a game of pool, table tennis, shuffleboard or foosball.

Explore California

Explore California

Every Spring you'll get a Golden Poppy Pass to explore the outdoors and discover 100+ destination parks.

Take in the View

Take in the View

Our new building is located on Lake Natoma in Folsom.

Go for a Ride

Go for a Ride

Grab an IA bike and hit the American River Parkway—it’s just a few feet from our backdoor.

Work from Home

Remote work is available for most of our open positions.