NielsenIQ
Chicago, IL
Remote

QA Automation Engineer at NielsenIQ

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Job Description

NielsenIQ BASES is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing, technology division, of the NielsenIQ Company. That means we maintain an unbeatable client list, create best-in-class solutions, and have access to incredible resources—without sacrificing the benefits of a smaller, leaner, close-knit company. We celebrate curiosity and creativity and encourage openness and collaboration.

Through a blend of innovative market research technologies (such as evolutionary algorithms and predictive analytics) and client consulting, we help major consumer products companies dramatically identify breakthrough product ideas, messaging that inspires action, fresh package designs, and optimal launch strategies.

If you are a Software QA Automation Engineer who likes to work on cutting-edge technologies in an environment that gives you the freedom to explore, play, and learn, then NielsenIQ BASES is the right place for you. We are a high-growth division of the NielsenIQ Company investing heavily to expand our SaaS platform used by many leading global companies. Join a close-knit, passionate team that collaborates in an agile environment to develop great technology. We encourage professional growth opportunities and invest in your personal development, such as attending conferences and online learning, which are funded by the company. We think about QA differently by valuing the big picture insights that QA engineers can provide on everything from the vision of what the product will bring to our clients to the technical details of its day-to-day functions.

What you will do:

  • Ensuring the quality of deliverables by engaging in the full software testing process, using automated and manual testing techniques.

  • Participate in project planning to provide input on functional requirements, usability requirements, testing strategies, testing time estimates and potential problems.

  • Plan test schedules and strategies in accordance with module scope or delivery dates.

  • Contribute to tracking aspects of the project - scope, schedule, effort, risks, and issues.

  • Design & build manual and automated tests by understanding the requirements.

  • Adopt various Functional and Non-functional testing methods to ensure features are usable, reliable, and work as designed.

  • Collaborate with product owners, development team, UI designers to actively promote the quality goal.

  • Identify and implement QA processes in support of providing quality products.

We are looking for people with:

  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science or comparable experience Skill Set

  • 1-2 years of experience with test automation

  • Hands on experience in test automation tools like Selenium or Protractor

  • Knowledge in at least one programming language or scripting languages

  • Experience with Object-Oriented design and development

  • Strong test validation and test debugging skills

  • Strong understanding of Software Quality Assurance (SQA) concepts and practices to continually assess the risks and quality of products and releases.

  • Experience with Web-application/Cross-browser testing

  • Familiarity working in Agile-Scrum environment and software production release process

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Passion for learning new technologies

Additional Information

ABOUT NIELSEN We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.niq.com.

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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Where we are

Our office is located in the heart of the Loop, easily accessible to multiple Metra & 'L' stops (brown, orange, pink, purple, red, & blue lines!)

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What are NielsenIQ Perks + Benefits

NielsenIQ Benefits Overview

As a global employer, we’re able to influence the health and wellness of our 30,000 associates and their families—that’s a big responsibility that we take very seriously. Our innovative “The Whole You” program is built around four pillars of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, and social & environmental.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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