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Bright Horizons Senior Quality Engineer in Newton, Massachusetts

This role will work closely with the Manager, Developers, Development leads, Business Analysts and other project team members in defining, creating, executing and maintaining various aspects of web app and mobile testing.

Bright Horizons is a leading education and care company, trusted by families and employers around the world for high-quality child care and early education, back-up care, and workplace education. We partner with some of the world’s best companies to provide services that help employees perform their best and support families to thrive both personally and professionally.

What you will be doing:

  • Establish purpose and deliverables for all test efforts

  • Create and execute detailed test cases based on functional specifications

  • Develop test plans and test strategy documents based on business requirements

  • Review test plans with project team and garner feedback

  • Modify and maintain existing test cases as needed based on updated functionality

  • Participate in all aspects of testing, including functional, system, regression and user acceptance testing

  • Report, review and retest defects and ensure that all important defects have been resolved at the appropriate level prior to product release

  • Participate in all agile ceremonies and defect triage discussions

  • Work as a lead on smaller projects, guiding junior team members

  • Automate test cases using industry standard tools as required by the project

What we hope you bring to the role:

  • Bachelor's degree is required, relevant experience would be considered in lieu of applicable degree

  • 4-8 years of testing web-based and/or mobile applications is required

  • Strong knowledge and experience with industry standard defect management tools

  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

  • Ability to write complex SQL queries for backend testing

  • Experience testing Restful APIs

  • Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting capabilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers, and subject matter experts

  • Experience working with offshore and geographically spread out development and testing teams

  • Completed or working towards industry standard testing certification

The range of compensation listed here or that may be discussed in the interview process is what Bright Horizons in good faith anticipates offering for this job opening. Actual compensation offers will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education and training, certifications, geography, and other relevant business or organizational factors.

Life at Bright Horizons:

Our home office employees support all facets of our business — and no matter which department you join, you’ll be part of a passionate team doing work that makes a difference in the lives of children and families.

Our people are the heart of our company. Because we’re as committed to our own employees as we are to the clients we serve, our collaborative workplaces are designed to grow careers and support personal lives. Here, you’ll find traditional perks (health insurance, 401(k), PTO, and flex spending) plus childcare discounts, education assistance, and so much more. Join us to experience how we support our people to realize their passion, possibilities, and purpose both at work and at home. All in a workplace where you can be you. Come build a brighter future with us.


Contact us at or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English ( and EEO – Spanish ( along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ( and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) ( .

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Passion, Potential, and Possibilities

All three await you in a Bright Horizons ® career. Whether you work in one of our child care centers, a corporate office, or a family’s home, you’ll be part of a company named 20 times as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” ( ​​​​​​​Join a team driven to make a difference, one child, one family, and one organization at a time. Come build a brighter future with us .