CoStar Group - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

    • Costar Group
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 28 days ago | Updated 1 day ago


On Site
USD 96,000.00 - 175,000.00 per year
Full Time


Data Analysis
Value engineering
Customer facing
Big data
Real estate
IT management
IT strategy
Product requirements
Continuous improvement
Analytical skill
Software Quality Assurance
Attention to detail
Relational databases
Software development
Quality assurance
Automated testing
Continuous Integration and Development
Continuous integration
Microsoft Exchange
Health care

Job Details

CoStar Group - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description

Job Description

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) is a leading global provider of commercial and residential real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Included in the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100, CoStar Group is on a mission to digitize the world's real estate, empowering all people to discover properties, insights and connections that improve their businesses and lives.

We have been living and breathing the world of real estate information and online marketplaces for over 35 years, giving us the perspective to create truly unique and valuable offerings to our customers. We've continually refined, transformed and perfected our approach to our business, creating a language that has become standard in our industry, for our customers, and even our competitors. We continue that effort today and are always working to improve and drive innovation. This is how we deliver for our customers, our employees, and investors. By equipping the brightest minds with the best resources available, we provide an invaluable edge in real estate.

CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar's independent research organization - the industry's largest - with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

The Analytics team is responsible for the development of CoStar's customer-facing Real Estate Analytics products. We think big, creating innovative data-intensive applications that take the vast amount of data collected by our CoStar Research teams to create a fast, reliable and intuitive analytics platform for our customers. We are a collaborative group with a mix of big data, API/platform and front-end skills, and we are growing rapidly to help invent the future of Real Estate Analytics.

We are searching for an exceptional Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team and develop testing solutions within our agile product teams. This role is critical to the quality and success of our products and includes the design, development, and execution of tests for products we are developing, as well as the continued improvement of our testing process and architecture. This role will collaborate closely with technical leadership and developers to ensure we have the tests and processes necessary to release stable, high-quality products. As a senior member of the group, you will have the opportunity to drive the technical strategy and architecture of our platform.

This position is located in San Diego (UTC Area) and offers a hybrid schedule of 3 days onsite, 2 days remote.

  • Designing, developing, executing, and maintaining tests based on product requirements and specifications
  • Investigating, logging, and escalating as appropriate the defects identified during testing
  • Working with the development team to analyze project requirements with the goal of increasing test coverage
  • Collaborating with other Software Quality Assurance Engineer on the continual improvement of our testing methods and strategies
  • Acting as an advocate for testing, training and support other team members as appropriate
  • Coordinating testing for releases and participating as necessary
  • Gaining a deep understanding of the CoStar business, including the Analytic products

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited, not for profit university or college
  • A track record of commitment to prior employers
  • 5+ years of industry experience as a Software Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Understanding of quality assurance testing methodologies and the software development life cycle
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational, written, and verbal skills
  • Experience testing mission-critical relational database applications and web-based enterprise systems
  • Experience reporting, regressing, and reproducing software problems
  • Fluent in SQL and relational databases, including experience testing relational database-backed applications
  • History of partnering and collaborating with software development teams

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with QA automated testing frameworks
  • Functional and automated test development, code reviews, and site resiliency testing
  • Desire and ability to write and run automated tests in a continuous integration environment
  • Experience with testing Microservices and container technologies.
  • Experience testing software at API level

What's in it for You

When you join CoStar Group, you'll experience a collaborative and innovative culture working alongside the best and brightest to empower our people and customers to succeed.

We offer you generous compensation and performance-based incentives. CoStar Group also invests in your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Virtual and in person mental health counseling services for individuals and family
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes
  • Access to CoStar Group's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Employee Resource Groups
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar Group is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

This position offers a base salary range of $96,000 - $175,000, based on relevant skills and experience and includes a generous benefits plan.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
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