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Software Engineer, Quality Assurance, Brazil - X Delivery

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Locations: São Paulo | Rio de Janeiro

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

We Are BCG X

We’re a diverse team of more than 3,000 tech experts united by a drive to make a difference. Working across industries and disciplines, we combine our experience and expertise to tackle the biggest challenges faced by society today. We go beyond what was once thought possible, creating new and innovative solutions to the world’s most complex problems. Leveraging BCG’s global network and partnerships with leading organizations, BCG X provides a stable ecosystem for talent to build game-changing businesses, products, and services from the ground up, all while growing their career. Together, we strive to create solutions that will positively impact the lives of millions.

What You'll Do

As a Software Developer in Test at BCG X, you will play a pivotal role in improving our software development lifecycle, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, robust software solutions. Assignments will range from short term Proof of Concepts/Minimum Viable Products to long term cases.
  • As a member of BCG’s X Delivery team, you will work with consulting teams on a diverse range of sophisticated topics.
  • You will have the opportunity to leverage software development methodologies to deliver value to BCG's Consulting & BCG X (case) teams, BCG X Product teams and Practice Areas (domain) through the delivery of specialized knowledge in software development, and accelerated execution support.
  • Collaborate with teams to gather requirements, specify, design, develop, deliver and support software solutions serving client needs.
  • Provide technical support through deep understanding of relevant tools and processes to build high quality and efficient technology solutions.
  • Work closely with development and product teams to identify and mitigate risks before software release.
  • Design, develop, and maintain automated test frameworks and scripts to validate software functionalities, performance, and reliability.
  • Implement continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) processes to streamline testing and deployment phases.
  • Collaborate on software design reviews to ensure testability and best practices are incorporated early in the development process.
  • Analyze test results, identify issues, and work with development teams to resolve them promptly.
  • Stay abreast of the latest testing technologies and methodologies to continuously improve testing strategies and efficiency.

What You'll Bring

Must-Have Technical Skills:
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, JavaScript, and familiarity with Unix/Linux environments.
  • Proficiency with Git and CI/CD tools (e.g., CircleCI, Jenkins, GitHub Actions).
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks (e.g., Selenium, Cypress, Playwright) and API testing tools (e.g., Postman).
  • Knowledge of relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL) and the ability to write and debug SQL queries.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's / Master's in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
  • Proven track record as a Software Developer in Test or similar role, focusing on automated testing in a dynamic development environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identify and resolve issue
Quality Assurance Responsibilities:
  • Understand and implement best-fit approaches to testing, ensuring that applications and new features' work as expected.
  • Maintains knowledge base of manual and automated testing.
  • Create and execute reusable automated / manual test cases and translate business logic into project requirements.
  • Leverage technologies to support business needs to attain high reusability and maintainability of current and newly developed systems.
  • Understanding of available automation tools and how/when they should be used.
  • Write effective unit tests and integration tests to ensure high-quality software delivery.
  • In-depth understanding of Executing System and Regression Testing.
  • Awareness of performance testing tools in an Agile environment.
  • Work independently on quality / testing tasks with minimal direction.
Business requirement gathering and collaboration:
  • Establish credibility by thought partnering with highly demanding stakeholders / consulting teams on application development and delivery topics; drawing conclusions on a range of external and internal issues and dependencies.
  • Executing software testing approach and creating defined outcome; contributing to approach selection.
  • Assuring proper sign‐off before uploading materials into internal repository for reference; sanitizing confidential client content in marketing documents.
  • Contributes to team’s content & IP development.

Additional info

Please apply for the positions equivalent to your previous work experiences. The seniority will be evaluated according to your experience and career structure at BCG X during the process.
Even if you don’t meet all these requirements, we encourage you to apply if this job description excites you.
Note: For this position, we are considering applicants from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, including both the capital cities and the surrounding areas within a 150km radius of the capitals.

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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