Twin Cities Quality Assurance Association

Software Test Engineer (20-146)

  • 18 Jun 2020 9:19 AM
    Message # 9045078

    Go behind the scenes in Spok’s Eden Prairie, MN office by watching this video:  Transforming an Industry: What It's Like to Work at Spok.  You’ll learn about the solutions Spok develops, and why collaborating to build them means so much to our employees. You’ll also get a feel for our company culture of collaboration, and the underlying beliefs, values, and people that make Spok a great place to work.


    The Software Test Engineer will be a member of a highly-motivated team.  This role will develop, enhance, and sustain innovative solutions to improve the customer experience. The Software Test Engineer develops, modifies, and executes software test plans, automated scripts and programs for testing complex software in accordance with project requirements, UX design, and industry best practices.  The Software Test Engineer will also review designs and participate in meaningful collaboration sessions on how to solve customer problems and participate in determining scope for new projects. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with Scrum team to test Spok’s new native software that will be a key component of our product offering.
    • Ensure software meets quality standards by designing test methods, driving test planning, monitoring test execution, and issue tracking.
    • Participate in Scrum activities, author tests and test automation, perform code reviews, and contribute to a high performing, growing team.
    • Mentor and direct the work of other team members.
    • Troubleshoot, debug, resolve product issues as they arise.  Maintain documentation of test results; analyze test results and recommend resolutions.
    • Support the application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support).  Follow established development, documentation, testing and deployment processes.
    • Gather requirements and suggest solutions; serve as an integrator between business needs and technology solutions.
    • Collaborate with product development team to plan new features.
    • Participate in planning and scoping meetings for future projects.
    • Work cross functionally to resolve complex customer problems.
    • Responsible for managing and maintaining project and work backlog; able to re-prioritize tasks as the business deems appropriate.
    • Stay current with new technology trends.
    • Other duties may be assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology or related field required and 2+ years of related experience; or 4+ years’ related experience and/or training with a Master’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master’s degree preferred.

    Required Skills and Qualifications:

    • Strong Experience designing architecture for Web test automation (Selenium).
    • Strong Experience authoring tests using frameworks like Gherkin
    • Strong Experience working with continuous integration tools to monitor test automation (Jenkins).

    Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

    • Experience writing tests that exercise Cloud based/SaaS applications.
    • Understanding .NET and C#
    • Working knowledge of defining requirements in ALMs (Jira, CodeBeamer).
    • Working knowledge of performance and scalability testing.
    • Experience working on an Agile development team
    • Experience working in a Healthcare/clinical environment
    • Ability to identify, own, and solve problems independently or as part of a team

    Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, is proud to be a global leader in healthcare communications. We deliver clinical information to care teams when and where it matters most to improve patient outcomes. Top hospitals rely on the Spok Care Connect® platform to enhance workflows for clinicians, support administrative compliance, and provide a better experience for patients. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions. Spok is making care collaboration easier. For more information, visit or follow @spoktweets on Twitter.

    At Spok, Inc., we provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected status or characteristic. Should you have a disability and need assistance or accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 1-800-852-8935

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