Stay in Touch



Senior Quality Engineer






Oakland, CA, US


Company Description
Turnitin is revolutionizing the experience of writing to learn. Turnitin’s formative feedback and originality checking services promote critical thinking, ensure academic integrity and help students improve their writing. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to engage students in the writing process, provide personalized feedback, and assess student progress over time. Turnitin'sapplications are used by more than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in 140 countries. Turnitin is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in Newcastle, U.K., Utrecht, Netherlands, Seoul, South Korea and Melbourne, Australia.
Job Description
Implements and executes test plans for Turnitin’s suite of products throughout the full software lifecycle. Works within an Agile team to develop and measure quality assurance standards. Maintains and expands test case and test automation coverage. Publishes test results. Helps triage bugs, compose acceptance criteria for stories, and mentors fellow teammates on quality engineering best practices.

Works with the team to define, develop and implement quality assurance best practices and procedures: test strategies, test plans, test cases, and other quality-related assessments for their scrum team.
Participates in all aspects of testing; including functional, regression, integration, and scale testing.
Works collaboratively with their scrum team during all project stages to provide in-process testing results.
Design, write, execute, and maintain automated and manual tests.
Augment development teams with enhancing unit and integration tests.
Perform root cause analysis for issues reported by users and uncovered by test results
Investigate, record, triage and track defects, and verify their fixes
Participates in major code releases as required.
Participates in code review process.
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
5+ years of quality assurance for cloud-based applications, large-scale web applications, single-page applications, either for consumer-facing sites or software as a service.
Excellent experience testing applications across browsers and devices.
Knowledge of front-end test automation best practices and tools, in particular nightwatch, Selenium WebDriver.
Experience working collaboratively with cross-functional Agile teams.
Knowledge of JavaScript, Python, JAVA or another scripting language.
Experience with integrating automated testing process with continuous integration tools, in particular CircleCI.
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
Comfortable with basic Linux commands
Experience testing web services/APIs, and the automation thereof.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Proactive working style with the ability to adapt to change.
Nice to Have:

Hands-on experience with automating tests for BDD and TDD.
Knowledge of Docker
Experience with Git
Knowledge of testing native mobile applications.
Knowledge of web application security standardsPerformance and Scale testing experience across server and client products/systems
Experience in EdTech!
Additional Information
Turnitin is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or veterans status, domestic partner status, AIDS or HIV status, height, weight, or association with members of a protected class.

Apply for the job

Subscribe to our blog.


Blog & Newsletter Signup