Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Location CHARLESTOWN, MA
  • Department Retail
  • Team Retail
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH1852898

What you'll do at

Shoes.com is looking for a talented, experienced, passionate, and resourceful Senior Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Technology Team. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-growing team. Candidates should have experience in testing web enabled devices (desktop, tablet, mobile), backend development and QA Automation Tools.

The Senior QA Engineer is responsible for understanding software requirements, providing feedback when the requirements are deficient, creating test cases, executing tests, writing up bug reports, regression testing fixed bugs and creating automated test cases. Must be a team player.

We are looking for a QA Engineer who will bring excitement, energy and passion to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-task environment, while employing best-in-class testing practices.

Upon coming on board, you can expect:
• To work with a passionate small/mid-size technology team dedicated to improving our customer experience, marketing channels with a focus on succeeding as One Team
• Rapid development cycles as part of an Agile team
• Ability to shape shoes.com’s roadmap and direction
• Effective collaboration within a tightly knit team of experts to learn from and showcase your experiences
• The best tools, including a new MacBook Pro (solid state drive) and dual monitor setup
• Generous benefits including unlimited vacation, partial 401k match, and bonus opportunities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Proactive and an inquisitive nature will be paramount to this roles success
• Strong understanding of requirements, technical implementations and how to test the solution.
• A strong drive towards moving manual testing to automation testing should help provide a strong testing framework in this role.
• Lead the testing effort for individual projects
• Create detailed and comprehensive test cases
• Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools (Selenium, Nightwatch, JMeter and Postman)
• Strong collaboration with Software Engineering and DevOps/Infrastructure teams is critical for success
• Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
• Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
• Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers)

Desired Skills and Experience:
• Proven work experience in a software development environment
• Proven work experience as a software quality assurance engineer
• Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
• Experience in Website (eCommerce is ideal), APIs, and batch oriented program testing
• Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test cases
• 5+ years hands-on experience creating automated tests in Java or JavaScript or Python
• Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
• Strong ability to do model driven development
• Ability to code but also to leverage 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
• Experience managing onsite/offshore resources a plus
• API driven testing a plus
• Cucumber experience a plus

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