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Quality Engineer

Accuweather, State College, PA, or Remote

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COMPANY

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning and propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience and comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and thousands of other businessines in the U.S. and globally.

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

SUMMARY 

Want to be part of a team that is a global leader in traffic, serving trillions of requests monthly? We are looking for a Quality Engineer with an interest in and passion for QA, development, and problem solving, along with someone who likes to analyze, build, and break things and tends to be curious about learning how software functions.

We’re looking for someone who’s has an understanding of QA and QE principles and contributes to an enthusiastic and positive work environment. In this position, you will analyze tasks, ask questions, write automated and manual test scripts, execute test cases, and contribute to test plans and other testing artifacts to provide a meaningful impact on our end-user experience. You will be a member of the Quality Engineering team, ensuring quality is delivered for our products on time and with high quality.

AccuWeather has multiple openings for Quality Engineers to join our team and work on either the AccuWeather.com or AccuWeather For Business product-lines. Remote candidates are being considered for this opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Develops and executes both automated and manual test cases and scripts
  • Contributes to test planning in an Agile environment
  • Collaborates with Quality Engineering and Development teams
  • Works under general supervision with clearly defined tasks
  • Seeks clarification and assistance when needed
  • Collaborates with peers and within project teams
  • Pursues opportunities for self-development
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BS/BA in related discipline with at least one year of experience in related field
  • Some QA or development experience and basic knowledge of automation
  • Knowledge of development and scripting languages such as C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
  • Understanding of version control systems and CI/CD processes
  • Self-driven with demonstrated good problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be adaptable and willing to learn
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to small-to-moderate projects or work groups
  • Demonstrated experience developing and applying technical knowledge
  • In the United States, AccuWeather is only able to hire team members in the following states due to taxation purposes: CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI and WY

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here. 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. 

 

About Accuweather

ABOUT ACCUWEATHER More than 2 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hour-by-hour and minute-by-minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available through smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites via AccuWeather.com, award winning AccuWeather apps, connected TVs, wearables, smart homes, and connected cars, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the AccuWeather Network cable channel. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers – a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs book – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as weather news, content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather’s CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world’s most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

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