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8/22/2016
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Associate Software Engineer in Test
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Associate Software Engineer in Test, Crimson (starting January or June 2017)
Health Care Product Development
The Advisory Board Company
www.advisory.com

Keywords: QA, Quality Assurance, SQL, Automation

Are you a talented college graduate looking for that next step? Do you have an analytical mindset, the ability to pick up new skills quickly, and a sense of ownership? Well then we want you. As a key member of the application development team, the Associate Software Development Engineer in Test (or Associate SDET) will be primarily responsible for extending an automated testing framework, automating complex tasks, and providing test coverage for our web services.

To gain further insight into what it is like to have a career in technology at The Advisory Board Company, we encourage you to watch this short video .

What You'll Be Doing:
- Assist in designing and maintaining automation tools and frameworks that will be used by Crimson product QA teams
- Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements and use cases for automation tools
- Create automated test scripts and pioneer process improvements
- Participate and provide input on story requirements, design, estimation and test approach discussions
- Support QA team members in troubleshooting test failures
- Use SQL to validate test results and conduct root-cause analysis

Must Haves:
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science OR related field
- Knowledge of relational databases, e.g. SQL or postgreSQL
- Demonstrated proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language

Even Better:
- Knowledge of web application architecture and technologies, including multi-platform browser support
- Experience with QA automation tools
- Exposure to big data technologies

About The Advisory Board Company:
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a global technology , research and consulting firm partnering with 180,000 leaders in 4,500+ organizations across health care and higher education. We combine the expertise of our 3,000+ employees around the world to find solutions to the most pressing challenges in health care. Our performance technology products offer user-friendly, Web-enabled dashboard platforms with tremendous analytic capabilities that generate more than $500 million in realized value annually for our members. These solutions focus on strategically important areas, including physician alignment, revenue cycle, accountable care, and surgical profitability. We thrive on innovation and the knowledge that we are creating real change in an industry that matters to everyone.

We are a workplace that…
Values and celebrates diversity of experience, culture, and opinion
Is committed to creating an inclusive environment to enhance our collective experience
Promotes a supportive community through staff-led affinity groups, events, and education

Benefits:
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- 20+ days paid time off and 14+ paid company holidays
- Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
- Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
- Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
- Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here
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