QA Automation Engineer, Zoro Tools


In the past seven years, Zoro has progressed from a six-person organization operating out of a 2,000 sq. foot facility and offering fewer than 100,000 products to a 200+ person organization offering more than 2,000,000 unique products in a new 60,000+ sq. foot facility.

 

Imagine what we could do together in the next four years.

 

Job Description:

 

We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Automation Engineer to develop and execute automated tests to ensure product quality.

 

QA Automation Engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.)

 

The QA Automation Engineer role plays an important part in our company’s website, application, and system development processes. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests (manual and automated) before s launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.

 

Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers, product owners, and project managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a STEM related area, or equivalent experience required.
  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Proven work experience in system testing automation
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus

 

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of Python and/or Javascript
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Exposure to CI/CD concepts
  • Knowledge of Jenkins

 

 

 

Zoro is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company
Grainger
Posted
09/17/2018
Type
Full time
Location
BUFFALO GROVE, IL 600894525, US