Application Validation Engineer

Lionbridge Technologies - Bellevue, WA3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $80,000 - $110,000 a year
Skills
Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

Employee Sub-Group: Regular FT Hourly

Work Schedule:
Location: Bellevue , Washington
Position Title: Content Validator

The team at Lionbridge Technologies is recruiting a Validation Engineer to join its Global App Validation team. In this role you will be responsible for performing software validation on apps developed specifically for the Microsoft Office Store.

Experience of installing, configuring and administration of testing environments is required for this role, as an environment setup is required for the validation of each app. You will be required to review and comprehend technical third-party applications and make recommendations on each application using provided test criteria.

You will be expected to execute on a large number of test cases per app validation, ranging from both content review, language validation in your native language and enforcement of the Office Store Policies and the technical requirements for each Policy.

Experience in SharePoint online plus any or all of the Microsoft Office client applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, Exchange, and Access is required. Good interpretation and problem-solving skills are required with a track record of meeting deadlines with the ability to multi task effectively and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.

You should have a strong understanding and practical application of testing methodologies.

Responsibilities:
Installation, configuration and administration of Test Environments using Microsoft Technologies.
Installation and configuration of apps for Office and SharePoint.
Configuration of Office applications such as Excel, Word, Project, Outlook and SharePoint online will be required to test customer applications.
Review and comprehend third party customer applications and make recommendations on each application against specific criteria.
Meet customer SLA’s regarding productivity for apps validated per day while maintaining low error and escalation counts as per agreed metrics.
Participate in Test project reviews for projects and communicate findings to customer teams both internally & externally based on each scenario validated.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written to document results and rejection reports for developers.
Excellent standard of English both written and verbal is required

Technical Skills & Expectations:
Knowledge and practical experience of Microsoft Office client applications is required including Excel, Word, Project, Outlook, Exchange, Access, and PowerPoint.
Basic understanding of SharePoint online and Office 365
Experience of setting up and testing on virtual machines.
Troubleshoot tools, environment and app functional issues on multiple environments.
Assist in the creation and maintenance of training content.
Knowledge and experience of Industry standard bug logging tools and the SDLC is an advantage
Understanding of Web Development technologies such as basic CSS, HTML & JavaScript also an advantage

Skills & Experience:
Good standard of verbal / written English in addition to fluency in the target validation language.
Working knowledge of other languages an advantage.
Minimum 2 years working of working in a software testing environment.
A good understanding of software development processes with demonstrated proficiency in executing test cases, issue logging and tracking through to resolution and close.
Have the ability to prioritize analyze productivity, manage SLA’s and meet deadlines.
Attention to detail: be methodical and organized with the ability to multi task effectively and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.
Experience of working within technical testing teams with good collaborative skills.
Excellent troubleshooting skills and experience in configuring complex software applications.
Strong analytical problem-solving skills & troubleshooting hardware and software applications.
Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to review, cross check, QA/sign off on the work of other validators.

Educational Requirements:
Possession of a 3rd level qualification, or equivalent, in a Business/IT discipline is desirable.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.