Senior Software QA Engineer

Whole Foods Market    Austin, TX
Job Description
We are looking for a Senior Software QA Engineer to join the Enterprise Business System Development team. This position requires extraordinary drive and forward-thinking, a high level of multitasking and collaboration abilities, along with the flexibility to grow with additional responsibilities and efficiently respond to changing priorities. Our new team member will work in a positive, supportive team manner with our development team, product owners to ensure all technical solutions retain a high level of quality. This team member will need to be able to work independently as well as with the team to estimate automation script and manual test efforts.

Job Description:

  • Follow and maintain test automation best practices, stay up to date with the latest test automation technology.
  • Partner with other teams to create integrated automated tests between systems.
  • Technical depth to develop and execute automated test scripts that cover a vast collection of scenarios such as functional, interface, stress, performance, security, integration, usability, system, acceptance, regression, smoke, and end-to-end endurance validation.
  • Ample experience training, reviewing, and providing feedback on automated test scripts to junior contributors.
  • Experience with automation for software deployed in a cloud environment utilizing cloud service platforms such as AWS.
  • Proven experience ensuring automation scripts follow a sustainable, consistent, scalable, and expandable architecture.
  • Experience translating Acceptance Criteria, and design specifications into robust test cases that ensure requirements and objectives are met. Ability to interpret application code to validate logic and data flow.
  • Develop and maintain robust test suites in our test management system.
  • Work closely with the environment analyst to communicate test environment needs and timelines.
  • Assist in tuning code for existing systems and advise with planning of future systems.
  • Work closely with development, fellow testers, product owners, business partners, and infrastructure teams to ensure that all updates and changes made are high quality.
  • Work with fellow automation engineers to conduct peer code reviews.
  • Actively participate in the decision making and prioritization process for changes to systems.
  • Understand needs and wants of the business partners - how they do their work and what they need.
  • Provide test documentation and training as needed. Contribute and participate in knowledge transfer sessions.
  • Consistently follow team processes, and actively participate in process improvements.
  • Assist in coaching others. Participate in peer-to-peer mentorship.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant work experience.
  • 8+ years of Engineering or IT QA experience, with no less than 5 years of automated scripting experience.
  • Understanding of software engineering best practices and processes.
  • Experience designing and developing automation test frameworks and tools in Java or C#/C++, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Continuous Development/Deployment/Integration design and best practices.
  • Experience creating automation strategy, tooling, and resourcing across multiple teams.
  • Understanding of databases, tables, relationships, triggers and data structures.
  • High proficiency in SQL for either SQL Server or Oracle.
  • A strong understanding of all phases of the Software Testing Life Cycle.
  • Strong communication skills; ability to interact with business users and maintain productive working relationships with other IT teams.
  • Willingness to learn and share new technologies with fellow IT team members.
  • Exhibit the flexibility necessary to effectively manage change and thrive in an evolving organization.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Selenium, TOSCA, qTest, JIRA.
  • At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

    Tue, 16 Apr 2019 04:57:08 GMT

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