Posted On Jun 23

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API Test Automation Engineer


Location : Austin, TX

Headquarters : Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

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About Gartner Digital Markets:

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology choices and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business is comprised of three top brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

What we are looking for:

Gartner Digital Markets’ brand Software Advice ( is looking for a passionate API Testing Automation Engineer to work with our highly skilled technology team located in Austin, TX.

This position will be responsible for understanding system requirements, defining test plans, writing automated scripts, and executing tests to detect and quantify issues pre and post launch. We’re looking for someone with experience using automated testing frameworks and writing test scripts.

Why you will want to come to the office everyday:

  • Understand system requirements, proactively find answers to questions, understand the impact of proposed changes, define QA scope, and create test plans.

  • Write and execute automated and manual test plans against business requirements, and verify applications.

  • Quickly identify bugs or issues, communicate them to developers, and assist in tracking down their cause

  • Assist in defining our QA methodology and processes.

  • Continuously work on implementing process improvements and contribute to our in-house automation testing frameworks.

  • Create new automated scripts and other methods to prevent bugs before and during deployment.

  • Consistently meet project deadlines.

  • Work as an integral part of a Scrum team to sequence testing activity and deploy code to production.

What you will bring to the team:

  • 3+ years of enterprise level experience.

  • 1+ years of experience in API testing, Web Services, REST API.

  • Experience with API testing tools: Postman or similar tools.

  • Experience writing SQL queries.

  • Experience writing test automation scripts using languages such as Groovy, Javascript, bash, Python, PHP.

  • Ability to write and execute test plans from specifications or verbal communications.

  • A passion for engineering, learning, and teamwork is a must!

  • Nice to have: working knowledge of Go, Unix and Javascript frontend test frameworks like cypress/webdriverio or selenium.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other technical degree is a plus.

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:

What We Offer:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact – Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Modern approach to work - flexible hours, remote work, and more.

  • Extensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.

  • 20+ PTO days plus holidays and floating holidays in your first year.

  • 401k with corporate match.

  • Health-and-wellness-related allowance programs.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • An inclusive and diverse company culture – We work with and celebrate talented employees from every walk of life and offer Employee Resource Groups (Women, Mosaic, Pride, Veterans) to learn from each other’s different backgrounds.

Who You Are:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen.

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.

Who We Are:

Fortune - World’s Most Admired Companies 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020

Forbes - America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2020; America's Best Employers 2018 & 2019; Best Management Consulting Firms 2017, 2018 & 2019; America's Best Midsize Employers 2016 & 2017; and Most Innovative Growth Companies 2015

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index - Best Places to Work for LBGTQ Equality 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
WayUp - Top 100 Internship Programs 2019 in USA

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