Mar 07, 2022

Test Engineer

  • SAS Institute Inc
  • SAS, Cuprum, 480 Argyle St, Glasgow G2 8NH, UK

Job Description

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.

What we do
We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.

What you’ll do
We’re looking for a Test Engineer to conduct testing of new and existing software to ensure quality within timeline expectations during the development cycle for various software products.

You will:

  • Design, develop, and execute test plans, scenarios, and/or processes.
  • Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
  • Interacts directly with developers to test program code to ensure software quality and functionality.
  • Involves stakeholders to ensure consistency in product and/or feature integration.
  • Identifies and verifies defects.
  • Participates in project scoping and scheduling; tracks progress of individual tasks and communicates status and risks.
  • Reviews relevant documentation.
  • Keeps current of the state-of-the-art technology.

What we’re looking for
  • Able to test a wide variety of products on the Linux and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of testing Linux and Microsoft Windows based software
  • Comfortable writing test scripts and evidencing results
  • Aim is to move into the SDET role over time
    • Initially focused on working on increasing test automation e.g. using technologies such as Selenium / Java / PHPUnit
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

Other knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiar with Agile processes
  • Self-motivated
  • Quality driven
  • Able to function well under pressure
  • Comfortable with learning new products and communicating internally and externally to gather requirements.
  • Have UK right to work

  • Scotland, UK based
  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

Additional Information:
SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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