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Test Automation Engineer

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Job Req: 475
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2022

Job Description

Quality Assurance Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.    



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.   



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit  



This role focuses on our Ally product, Anthology’s revolutionary product that makes digital course content more accessible. As the accessibility of digital course content is becoming increasingly important world-wide, institutions must address long-standing and often overbearing challenges. Anthology’s Ally engineering team is responsible for developing industry-leading tools to improve accessibility through inclusivity, sustainability, and automation for all students. 



As a member of our Product Development organization, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. Software engineers work in a team environment, collaborating on the design, implementation, and support of Anthology’s products.



Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Verifying and testing new features, analyzing, and investigating root cause of customers issues
  • Analyzing results of test automation builds (smoke and regression tests)
  • Writing and maintaining automation tests written in TypeScript
  • Being part of the development teams to understand the business requirements and preparing automation scripts for testing 
  • Cooperating very closely with software and site reliability engineers and helping build, maintain, and monitor test environments
  • Working in a scrum team responsible for developing and testing features and fixes for Anthology Ally
  • Collaborating with teammates and others to design solutions to complex problems
  • Participating in agile planning and execution
  • Contributing to the ongoing support and improvement of Ally
  • Working with a variety of software development technologies, tools, and techniques (e.g. NodeJS (TypeScript), Docker, AWS etc.)
  • Developing a deep expertise in certain areas of the product
  • Developing new features and maintaining test automation framework
  • Maintaining CI/CD for test automation



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience
  • Interest in quality assurance and test automation
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Good abstract and critical thinking
  • Knowledge of some programming language (ideally JavaScript, TypeScript)
  • Experience with REST API testing



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience with executing manual test cases and exploratory testing
  • Experience with test automation
  • Command line scripting knowledge in Linux-like environment
  • Knowledge of cloud computing (e.g. AWS or Azure)
  • Experience with IntelliJ IDEA (or other IDE)
  • Experience with a version control system (Git)
  • Experience with a bug tracking system (JIRA)
  • Experience with a continuous integration system and continuous delivery practices



The Office: 

Blackboard has an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.  

  • Great office location in city center near Luzanky  
  • Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office  
  • Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others  
  • Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime  
  • Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons  
  • Countless walkable places to eat


This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   



Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  


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