Quality Engineer

US-CA-Agoura Hills
Job ID
Research & Development - Software Development or Programming
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.


Join our Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.

Job Summary

The Quality Engineer is responsible for developing and execution of the test plans, providing support for other members of QA team, participating in releases, etc. Technology areas include web client (Flash and JavaScript), Java, MySQL, UNIX/Linux.



  • Participate in Functionality review to write new feature test-cases
  • Design and Execute manual test-cases or run automated tools to validate new functionalities
  • Report observed anomalies in defect tracking tool (Jira) and validate code fixes
  • Run automated testing tools to regress and stress each release of the codes
  • Accomplish manual regression testing
  • Participate in post release Functionality validation (abbreviated set of tests immediately following a release)
  • Coordinate cross training and knowledge transfer of new feature functionalities

Number of Years of work Experience: 3+ Years


Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of testing experience preferably in an on-demand application environment
  • Ability to manage and update automated testing tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong hands-on technical skills
  • Experience of web application testing in major web browsers; knowledge of web protocols HTTP, HTTPS, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of XML/XSD structure, browsers: cookies, security & settings, browsers debugging tools like Fiddler, Firebug, HTTPWatch, etc.
  • Experience with Adobe Flex, HTML/DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, Flash, Java, JSP, Perforce, Resin
  • Knowledge of SQL language, Linux CLI commands
  • Must have a clear understanding of basic QA principles and methodology in SDLC and be able to apply this understanding directly to concrete QA problems
  • Work experience must be in Agile QA , from inception to release, for at least three projects with life cycles longer than three months
  • Git, Stash, and Bamboo familiarity - or other source control tools
  • Testing tool experience, plus ability to manage and update automated test-cases
  • Prior testing of applications that use Java, application servers, RDBMS systems and Linux
  • Localization/internationalization test experience
  • Performance/load testing experience
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and implement new technologies

Preferred Skills: Selenium experience a plus


Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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