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Acxiom Test Automation Engineer in Austin, Texas

The Software Engineer in Test will be responsible for performing data quality audits as well as functional, System Integration and User Acceptance tests within the context of Acxiom’s Product Development Initiatives. This Engineer will work primarily with Product Development staff and will be expected to apply thorough testing practices for the components and the product as a whole. Documenting, and developing test plans and test cases as well as automating and executing tests are essential aspects of this position. This Engineer will additionally, and as appropriate, be expected to help advance and build out Acxiom’s testing and quality assurance capabilities as key responsibilities.

What you will do:

  • Test Design: Test strategize, test plan and test case creation in providing test coverage across various products, systems, and platforms

  • Test Automation: Design and implement reusable automated test frameworks to drive test automation goals and to support continuous integration and regression testing. Utilize and extend existing test automation test harnesses

  • Agile Development: Understand and practice QA functions in an agile development cycle using Scrum process. Conduct early project scoping and collaborate with cross-functional teams in identifying testability goals across n-tier platforms

  • QA Best Practice: Stay abreast of industry test tools and best testing practices while making significant contributions to the development and deployment of various project releases. Provide mentorship and training to junior QA engineers

  • Risk Mitigation: Anticipate and mitigate test and project issues through risk analysis and assessment

  • Defect Tracking/Reporting: Provide accurate and reproducible qualitative defect reporting, bug scrubs, and quality metrics with project core teams

What you will need:

  • 4 or more years of Quality Assurance experience including Business/Technical requirements analysis

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Must have solid experience with Selenium test automation (UI)

  • Must have experience with UI, Web Services/API (Restful Services) as well as standalone functional component testing

  • Hands-on experience with Java, JavaScript or Node.js is a requirement.

  • Must be familiar with manipulating big data using open source tools like Hive and Spark

  • Understanding of cloud computing infrastructure and platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Above average experience with both SQL and UNIX commands

  • Must have sound experience in data quality analysis

  • Must have experience with interpreting data models and schemas

  • Must have experience with performing rapid root cause analysis on found defects

  • Familiarity with Git, JIRA and Confluence

  • Sound testing within a Technical development environment on complex business applications

  • Must have Agile software development methodology experience

What will set you apart:

  • Hands-on experience with Scala, Spark

  • Experience with MongoDB

  • AWS Associate / Professional Certification

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Passion for technology

Primary Location City/State:

Austin, Texas

Additional Locations (if applicable):


Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

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