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QA Automation Engineer

QA Automation Engineer - 23932

Technology and Engineering - USA Waltham, Massachusetts 


We have this open position in Nielsen’s Innovation division which is one of the peak divisions of Nielsen. As a Quality Assurance Engineer you will work on cutting-edge technologies in cloud based environment that gives you the freedom to explore, play, and learn. At Nielsen - Innovation we are investing heavily in new product development and expanding our SaaS platform used by many leading global companies. Join a close-knit, passionate team that collaborates in an Agile environment to develop great Web and Mobile products. 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.

● Experience with Selenium Webdriver will be preferred

● Knowledge of version control systems preferably good to have

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

● 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, issues

● Design & build manual and automated test scenarios by understanding the requirements

● Adopt various testing methodologies like exploratory, compatibility & regression testing 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.


Experience and Qualification

● 2-3 years of QA experience

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

● Minimum 2 years of experience with test automation

● 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

● Experience with one or more of the following scripting languages:   Python, Perl or Bash

● Experience of Database testing

● Experience of Security testing or Performance testing

● Experience working with Cloud based applications

● Experience working in onshore-offshore model

● Experience working in Agile-Scrum environment

● Understanding of software production release process




About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.


By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit


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.


Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Waltham, Massachusetts 

Travel:  No 


Full time
Waltham, MA 02451, US