​​Civitas Learning is the Student Success Platform for higher education. Our Student Insights Engine™ powers initiatives that dramatically improve student success.

Data tells us every day how students are doing and what they need most. Are you listening to their story? Our Student Success Platform leverages the most statistically rigorous technology in the market today to provide a clear view of the current and future state of your institution and students. Faculty, administrators and students are empowered to act with confidence and make the most of their time, energy and investment for the greatest good.

Today, our community includes more than 300 institutions reaching more than 7 million students worldwide. Together, we are working to help millions of more students learn well, finish strong, and go on to brighter futures and better careers.

Our Mission

Together with our partners, we're committed to getting a million more students in American higher education across the stage, graduating with a credential with labor market value. Per year. By 2025.​

Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Civitas Learning
 Civitas Learning is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer who will drive quality from the beginning of the software development cycle, and help reduce manual regression test efforts for legacy systems through test automation. You are a highly-effective engineer who can challenge and mentor both software developers and quality analysts in software quality practices and tools. You will help research and recommend methods and technologies the team can leverage to ensure software quality, efficient delivery, and consistent coverage. You have the knowledge, experience, and interpersonal skills to help engineering teams identify, evaluate and mitigate risks throughout the process of design, implementation, delivery and maintenance. You understand both the concepts and details of Java development well enough to participate effectively in code reviews.

You will work directly with the Data Platform team to design, develop, and deliver industry-leading big data pipeline systems at the core of Civitas Learning’s product suite. In addition, you will mentor and assist a team of Data Quality Analysts in improving and automating a manual test process for existing software.  

Requisite Skills and Experience 
  • Expertise in design, planning and development of continuous testing throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Fluency in integration test and regression test methodologies and tools at the API and UI level
  • Fluency in Java, SQL
  • Familiarity with web service (e.g. ReST, SOAP) and language-specific APIs
  • Familiarity with test automation frameworks (e.g. TestNG, Rspec, Cucumber, Selenium)
  • Demonstrated mentorship and leadership skills
Preferred Experience
  • Experience with cloud hosting environments (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience with performance test methodologies and tools (e.g. jmeter, jvisualvm, YourKit)
  • Experience validating application security in a regulatory environment
  • BS degree in CS/CE/EE or equivalent.
  • 5 years experience in software quality engineering and test automation.

What you are looking for in your career

  • An office full of insanely talented, mission-driven people.
  • The chance to use your powers to do something that truly matters.
  • Being involved with a once-in-a-generation company, at the cutting edge of technology.
 Civitas Learning offers medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a 401k plan.  We also have a generous flexible, paid time off policy.  
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Why work with us
We are building cloud-based applications that deliver insights and action to the front lines of education to help students learn well and finish strong. We were born and raised in Austin and we are the fastest-growing ed tech startup in the United States and we're looking for insanely talented people who want to do the best work of their careers. Together with the team, our founders Charles Thornburgh and Mark Milliron have created one of the fastest growing ed-tech startups in the U.S. We’ve gathered a stellar team working collaboratively to improve student learning, lives and communities.
Voted Austin's Best Places to Work 3 years in a row - 2014, 2015, 2016 Top 50 Startups to Watch by Built In Austin
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