Staff Software Engineer in Test, Business Technology

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer in Test, Business Technology who is passionate about testing large-scale, mission-critical software in a fast-paced agile environment. The ideal candidate will be partnered with senior engineers, program managers and business analysts that share our passion and great pride in the simple elegance and usability of our solution. Our team is committed to automated testing and it’s integration with agile development and deployment processes to build high-quality next generation business systems. 

The Staff Software Engineer in Test is the most senior representative of the test automation practice within Business Technology and will collaborate  with other senior engineers to create and maintain the testing standards used across the group. They are responsible for supporting the planning, design and execution of system testing in a complex, highly integrated environment. The Staff Software Engineer must be able to work with project and application managers to define test plans and test case scripts based on business requirements and application software designs. They will also be responsible for executing the test case scripts, building test automation and working collaboratively with the application developers to execute tests as a team, log, track and validate test results. This position requires effective communication of the test automation strategy to stakeholders for a given IT program or initiative. 

This is a great opportunity to join an awesome market leading company and talented Business Technology team to help push technology and quality forward.   

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Design, promote and maintain our testing strategies and represent these strategies from business stakeholders to individual developers
  • Drive testing activities for a project including
    • analyze requirements
    • develop test plans
    • write test cases & test scripts 
    • create test execution reports 
    • perform defect management
  • Develop high quality functional, regression and end to end tests
  • Suggests and implements improvements to functional tests suites and automation in response to evolving test requirements, industry standards, product design or project requirements
  • Work with business partners to drive user acceptance testing
  • Partner with project team to drive stakeholder engagement, testing and sign offs
  • Guide project teams on testing practices and standards 
  • Be the representative and voice for quality and drive quality initiatives  

Minimum required knowledge, skills, and abilities: 

  • 5+ years of software and/or system level testing as a Quality Analyst or Quality Engineer 
  • Strong drive to think strategically with a focus on growth and scalability. Ability to develop clear, structure test plans for project team
  • Strong understanding of Software Development Life Cycle  
  • Strong understanding of testing methodologies and practices
  • Experience with collaboration tools including JIRA, Confluence, TestRail
  • Understanding of business processes in Sales and/or Finance domains
  • Effective communicator and comfortable communicating across teams and levels of management
  • Work under minimal supervision and/or direction 
  • Experience in Salesforce a strong plus
  • Experience in:
    • Java or similar programming languages
    • Selenium or similar automation frameworks
    • REST/SOAP API testing
    • SQL Databases

Education and Training: 

  • BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology
  • Specialized training in: Software Development Lifecycle, Testing Integrated Business Systems


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