Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer (Back-End/C++, Python)

Work from Home, United States

FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading global analytics software company, helping businesses in 100+ countries make better decisions. Join our world-class team today and fulfill your career potential!

The Opportunity

“Come join our dynamic and talented Quality Assurance team in a hands-on technical role supporting different suite of applications and services.  As a QA Engineer at FICO, you will be part of an expanding and highly valued software development team which is developing cutting edge analytic software for high profile customers across a wide variety of industries using the latest technologies and software development methodologies” - Sr Director, Software Quality Assurance

What You’ll Contribute

  • Develop test plan and test strategy meeting functional requirements, user stories and user acceptance criteria.
  • Participate in release planning and product roll-out.
  • Perform hands-on manual and automated testing (both "black" and "grey" box). Execute application, usability, functional, regression and performance testing for business applications in a client/server environment.
  • Review, author and maintain flexible and maintainable automated test scripts to support back-end QA automation.
  • Identify and analyze issues, bugs, defects, and other problems, particularly when problems recur in multiple products; recommends and facilitates solutions to these issues.
  • Communicate product readiness, generation of quality metrics, level of quality, and results to Quality Assurance Management and the project team.
  • Identify gaps in the quality assurance and testing processes, generate solutions, and actively address them for continuous improvement.

What We’re Seeking

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Applications Systems Design, or other related Data Processing field of study.
  • 8+ years' experience in the software quality assurance industry with strong QA process knowledge.
  • Excellent testing skills and experience with commercial software development processes, SaaS or ASP (Application Service Provider) for browser-based applications, client/server application and database driven applications on Unix/Linux, Windows.
  • Demonstrable project management experience in successfully delivering multiple testing engagements, preferably in a global organization.
  • Strong with RDBMS and NoSQL skills with the ability to generate complex queries.
  • Ability to develop and implement test automation strategies.
  • Collaborate with development and Product management team for current and future releases.
  • Proficiency with test management tools like QTEST, JIRA, Quality Center.
  • Proficiency in QA concepts and methodologies.
  • Proficiency in C++/C or python.
  • Proficiency in GitHub/SVN.
  • Ability to explore new/latest testing tools as per the product requirement.
  • Should have hands on experience in migration, upgrade, integration, end to end testing
  • Should have hands on experience in building automation framework for GUI and API/Webservices.
  • Should have good knowledge and experience in Agile methodology and related processes.
  • Should have knowledge and experience for working in Unix and Database.
  • Good to have knowledge of performance tools like Apache Jmeter, Load, Soak, Stress, Spike etc.
  • Good to have CI/CD tools knowledge for e.g. Jenkins.

Our Offer to You

  • An inclusive culture strongly reflecting our core values:  Act Like an Owner, Delight Our Customers and Earn the Respect of Others.
  • The opportunity to make an impact and develop professionally by leveraging your unique strengths and participating in valuable learning experiences.
  • Highly competitive compensation, benefits and rewards programs that encourage you to bring your best every day and be recognized for doing so.
  • An engaging, people-first work environment offering work/life balance, employee resource groups, and social events to promote interaction and camaraderie.
  • The targeted base pay range for this role is: $112,000 to $176,000 with this range reflecting differences in candidate knowledge, skills and experience.



Why Make a Move to FICO?

At FICO, you can develop your career with a leading organization in one of the fastest-growing fields in technology today – Big Data analytics.  You’ll play a part in our commitment to help businesses use data to improve every choice they make, using advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, optimization, and much more.

FICO makes a real difference in the way businesses operate worldwide:

•    Credit Scoring — More than 90% of US credit decisions involve the FICO Score.

•    Fraud Detection and Security — 4 billion payment cards globally are protected by FICO fraud systems.

•    Lending — 3/4 of US mortgages are approved using the FICO Score.

Global trends toward digital transformation have created tremendous demand for FICO’s solutions, placing us among the world’s top 100 software companies by revenue. We help many of the world’s largest banks, insurers, retailers, telecommunications providers and other firms reach a new level of success. Our success is dependent on really talented people – just like you – who thrive on the collaboration and innovation that’s nurtured by a diverse and inclusive environment. We’ll provide the support you need, while ensuring you have the freedom to develop your skills and grow your career.  Join FICO and help change the way business thinks!

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FICO promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks to attract a diverse set of candidates for each job opportunity. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and we’re proud to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all candidates without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Research has shown that women and candidates from underrepresented communities may not apply for an opportunity if they don’t meet all stated qualifications. While our qualifications are clearly related to role success, each candidate’s profile is unique and strengths in certain skill and/or experience areas can be equally effective. If you believe you have many, but not necessarily all, of the stated qualifications we encourage you to apply.

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Job Profile


North America


United States


Benefits and rewards programs Competitive compensation Employee Resource Groups Inclusive culture People-first work environment Social Events


Agile Agile Methodology Analytics Apache Jmeter API/Webservices Artificial Intelligence Automation C++ Computer Science Design GitHub Jenkins Jira Machine Learning NoSQL Optimization Product Management Project Management Python Quality Center RDBMS SaaS SVN Unix/Linux Windows

  • Collaborate with development and product management team
  • Communicate product readiness and quality metrics
  • Develop test plan and test strategy
  • Execute various types of testing
  • Identify and analyze issues
  • Identify gaps in QA processes
  • Participate in release planning
  • Perform manual and automated testing
  • Review and maintain automated test scripts

8+ years


Applications Systems Design Artificial Intelligence Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Business Computer Science Data Processing


Work from Home


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