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Senior QA Engineer in US Remote - DC

Senior QA Engineer


We are looking for a Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer with a background in Quality Control and Customer Service to function as a content and software tester across multiple divisions within the OPIS family. You will play an integral role in the development and deployment of software in a fast-pace environment. You will embrace many different roles, offering input on development impact on our existing internal environment as well as anticipating impact on customer files, software and experience. You will lead the expansion of the Quality organization by leveraging automation; seeking opportunities to increase team efficiency by building automated software tests and working with our development team to integrate these into our development processes. This role has the potential grow into a leadership role as our Quality Assurance group adds automated testing to its existing skillset.


  • Test software and content to ensure changes and additions meet business expectations without negatively affecting the existing reports and workflows
  • Be responsible for performing manual tests as well as developing test plans and automated tests from the ground up to improve the overall efficiency of the Quality Assurance team
  • Design and assist in building test automation architecture
  • Work closely with several project teams and business representatives, participating in agile/scrum ceremonies and production deploys to ensure smooth development throughout the project lifecycle
  • Design and automate regression tests for deployment verification and auditing purposes
  • Identify and track recurring issues and design automated testing to prevent future recurrence


You will be working in the OPIS Team, part of IHS Markit, in Bucharest, Romania or Rockville, MD, USA. OPIS is one of the world's most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels, and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficient as possible.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years professional experience in either IT field or customer service, or combined
  • 2 years professional experience in Quality Engineering working with web applications
  • General knowledge in the area of web applications development (working with various browsers, HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience with any of the following: Selenium, VisualStudio, Powershell and programming languages such as C#, Java, JSON, YAML or Python
  • Ability to navigate a SQL database
  • Experience in the Software Testing Life Cycle and performing functional, exception, edge, integration and regression tests
  • API testing - you have an understanding of RESTful design / best practices. Hands on experience testing APIs and using one or more test tools (SoapUI/POSTMAN/Rapid-API)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex technology and data related issues
  • Ability to think abstract, outside of the box – to find bugs quickly, that are not the norm
  • Experience supporting agile development and product teams
  • Exceptional organizational skills and a detail-oriented working methodology
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact and communicate with all levels of an organization


  • Experience working with Agile/SCRUM teams
  • Experience with load / stress / performance testing and tools
  • Experience with Azure DevOps (or other similar issue/bug tracking systems)


  • Able to work with multiple teams while also working independently
  • Not afraid to dig deep to find resolutions to recurring issues
  • Able to quickly jump from project to project, switching gears multiple times throughout the day
  • Excellent at communicating issues discovered to all members of a project team
  • Confident and passionate about testing and driven to produce the highest quality products
  • Excellent at client service skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R20621
  • Date Posted: 11/11/2021
  • Job Category: Development
  • Location: US Remote - DC
  • Country: United States of America

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