CoStar Realty Information, Inc

Lead Software Engineer in Test - Analytics

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Boston
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Software Engineer Test Research API QA BASIC Systems
  • Secondary Skills: Computer Web Object Oriented Programming SQL JavaScript Management IT
  • Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

Lead Software Engineer in Test - Analytics

Job Description

OVERVIEW

CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar's independent research organization - the industry's largest - with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

The Analytics team is responsible for the development of CoStar's customer-facing Real Estate Analytics products. We think big, creating innovative data-intensive applications that take the vast amount of data collected by our CoStar Research teams to create a fast, reliable and intuitive analytics platform for our customers. We are a collaborative group with a mix of big data, API/ platform and front-end skills, and we are growing rapidly to help invent the future of Real Estate Analytics.

We a re searching for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer in Test, who can develop test automation solutions within our agile product teams. This role is critical to the quality and success of our pro du ct and includes the design, development and execution of automated tests for products we're developing, as well as continued improvement of our testing process and architecture.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with development teams to analyze project requirements with the goal of increasing automated test coverage
  • Designing, developing, and executing automated tests based on product requirements and logging defects as appropriate



  • D esigning and implementing metrics and reporting to leadership on automated test effectiveness
  • Designing and implementing automated testing frameworks for large projects
  • Mentoring QA staff and automation engineers to help grow their skills and a cting as an advocate for test automation
  • Coordinating activities of QA staff and automation engineers across multiple teams
  • Communicating with project leaders, directors, and tech nical managers



  • Gaining a deep understanding of the CoStar business, including the Analytic products



BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • 10 + years of industry experience as a Software Engineer or Software Engineer in Test
  • Expert experience with test automation strategies and tools, such as Test Cafe, Selenium Web Driver, MS Test, or Test Complete
  • Expert u nderstanding of quality assurance testing methodologies and the software development life cycle
  • Experience creating a test automation framework for API or data testing for a large project



  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming
  • Fluent in SQL and relational databases, including experience testing relational database-backed applications
  • Familiarity with modern front end (JavaScript, React, etc.) and/or back end (C#, .NET Framework, Web API, Node) languages and application frameworks
  • History of partnering and collaborating with software development teams



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience testing in AWS environments
  • Experience leading other QA analysts or test engineers
  • Management experience is a plus



OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell , the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHAT ' S IN IT FOR YOU:

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions



  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Peletons , personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks



Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position .

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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