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Staff Accessibility Software Test Engineer


Mountain View, CA,US

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Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 64 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. 2,500 companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.

Coursera’s Engineering teams are responsible for maintaining a scalable and reliable platform. Engineering works to build interactive products for the worldwide learner community. We are made up of five teams: Development Infrastructure, Growth, Learner Experience, Partner Experience, and SDET Engineering. Every day, Engineering teams collaborate with cross-functional partners, including other engineers, data scientists, and product managers.
Test Engineering at Coursera is all about delivering high quality software used by millions of learners across the world. We are looking for someone who is innovative and passionate about quality. You will own testing of accessibility features and functionality of Coursera’s website from the definition of test plans to their implementation, reporting and automation. We’re in the process of forming a Test Engineering team at Coursera, and this is a great opportunity to join as one of the earliest contributors and shapers of the team.

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Your responsibilities:
Own the testing accessibility specific areas and drive continuous improvement and innovation in test coverage and test effectiveness
Become product/testing expert for all of accessibility products and features and partner with developers to provide testing guidance
Design and implement test strategy to improve efficiency in manual testing
Design and implement UI testing using frameworks such as Puppeteer or Selenium
Design and implement API tests to increase testing efficiency and effectiveness
Improve our existing test automation frameworks and infrastructure
Your skills:
Bachelors in computer science or relevant experience
7+ years of testing experience, ideally testing web accessibility applications
5+ years of UI and API automation
Experience with test automation tools (Puppeteer, Selenium)
Experience with API testing (Postman, SoapUI, JMeter)
Proficient in a programming or scripting language (JavaScript, Scala, Java, Python)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Previous experience working on accessibility test or accessibility product is a plus
Previous startup experience and testing in an Agile development life cycle is a plus
If this opportunity interests you, you might like these courses on Coursera:
Testing with Agile
Design Thinking for Innovation
Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at

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