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User Acceptance Product Evaluator

Company: LinkedIn
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.

Job Description

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers both hybrid or remote work options, meaning you can work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what's best for you and when it is important for your team to be together, or this role can be performed remotely in most locations in the country of employment.

As a User Acceptance Product Evaluator 2 (UAPe) you will evaluate the product quality of new and existing LinkedIn products and features. You will assess the readiness of our latest changes prior to thier being released through the planning and execution of evaluations across the entire portfolio of LinkedIn's products. These product evaluations will include black box user acceptance testing, accessibility testing, exploratory testing, and competitive benchmarking. You will join a team of member-focused product evaluators who work with product managers, engineers, and application designers, to help evaluate, shape and improve the product features that make our members successful each and every day.

As a User Acceptance Product Evaluator 2, you will develop proficient knowledge of LinkedIn's core products. You'll independently and comprehensively test user flows and functionalities. You will proactively engage in requirements gathering and discovery calls with stakeholders. You'll collaborate directly with cross functional teams on complex issues that require in-depth investigation. You'll influence product and engineering decisions with manager oversight and lead major work streams and key projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently evaluate the next generation of product features and functionalities as well as help to sustain our current products flows.
  • Collaborate with engineers and product managers to author and execute test cases based on product specs and member behavior.
  • Consult with engineers, team leads, and product managers to provide member perspective on features and provide guidance such that they meet market needs with respect to functionality, usability, performance, and security.
  • Collaborate with and provide potential solutions to cross-functional teams on complex issues, issues' severity, and impact.
  • Use data to decide issue prioritization for Engineering and partner stakeholders.
  • Present technical and functional details to leaders with both technical and non-technical backgrounds and provide recommendation on product readiness for public launch.
  • Develop project plans with multiple work streams and help manage execution.
  • Maintain test case repository as source of truth for expected product behavior and test coverage.
  • Analyze member reported issues and recommend test coverage improvements.
  • Use understanding of JIRA to identify trends and areas for improvement for the team.
  • Use product knowledge to identify issues to create producible bug reports.
  • Able to estimate the level of effort and balance and prioritize multiple projects in parallel.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    • BE/BS/BA degree required
    • 2+ years' experience in one or more of the following areas: User Testing, Product Evaluation, Quality Assurance, User Experience, Program/Project Management, Test Engineering, or Technical Support.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in Agile Testing practices
      • Experience in JIRA
      • Experience with SQL or other database structures
      • Experience with APIs
      • Experience with Accessibility testing

        LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

        As required by C.R.S.
        • 8-5-201(2): (Colorado only) The minimum pay for this role is $72,000. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

          The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock and benefits. For additional information, visit: https://careers.linkedin.com/benefits.

          Additional Information

          Equal Opportunity Statement

          LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: https://lnkd.in/equalemploymentopportunity2017. Please reference the following information for more information: https://legal.linkedin.com/content/dam/legal/LinkedIn_EEO_Statement_2020.pdf. Please reference the following information for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

          LinkedIn is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful.

          If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening, apply for a position, or participate in the interview process, connect with us at accommodations@linkedin.com and describe the specific accommodation requested for a disability-related limitation.

          Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the application or hiring process that would enable you to fully participate in that process. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:
          • Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
          • Having interviews in an accessible location
          • Being accompanied by a service dog
          • Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

            A request for an accommodation will be responded to within three business days. However, non-disability related requests, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

            LinkedIn will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by LinkedIn, or (c) consistent with LinkedIn's legal duty to furnish information.

            San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

            Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, LinkedIn will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

            Pay Transparency Policy Statement

            As a federal contractor, LinkedIn follows the Pay Transparency and non-discrimination provisions described at this link: https://lnkd.in/paytransparency.

            Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

            Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://legal.linkedin.com/candidate-portal.

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