Company Name: Kroger General Office Position Type: Employee FLSA Status: Exempt
Manage quality and test related process execution, which highly impacts the business. This includes providing feedback on artifacts developed during all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) within Kroger Technology initiatives, authoring test plans and test cases, and performing test execution for both project and support related activities. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
Develop, implement and maintain quality and test procedures, processes and best practices with Quality Assurance.
Review and contribute to the development of artifacts according to the chosen SDLC methodology.
Develop and maintain test plan and test cases with associated test data based upon functional and non-functional requirements.
Conduct tests, document and analyze test results and present findings to development teams. Provide guidance for test execution to resources temporarily assigned to help in the testing efforts.
Report and document defects found during test cycles and participate in defect prioritization sessions.
Coordinate information gathering for quality metrics.
Provide test services for support activities and work with release management teams to assure product release quality.
Communicate status in a timely manner, including any potential risks/issues, to the appropriate teams to ensure completion of all deliverables within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
Identify opportunities where testing can “shift to the left” into unit and contract testing coverage.
Identify opportunities where test automation can be leveraged and monitor automated script creation, execution, maintenance, and adherence to frameworks, standards and best practices.
Develop and implement innovative solutions to solve team challenges as they relate to testing against evolving software development languages and technologies.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications & Education:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related field of study
6+ years’ experience testing software
6+ years’ experience in integration and end-to-end testing
5+ years’ experience coordinating tasks and dependencies across test teams
Proven test modeling and writing skills
Proven understanding of test targeting techniques
Ability to apply knowledge of project methodology and business processes to test processes
Solid understanding of risk assessment and risk management procedures
Proven communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization
Ability to interact well in a team environment
Experience in test automation tools
Experience coordinating the test efforts of third-party vendors and their software
Desired Previous Job Experience:
Experience with Quality Center
Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Experience with relational and non-relational database validation
The ideal candidate must have a passion and desire to learn cutting-edge technologies and the ability to define quality engineering solutions
Testing certification is a plus
Education Level: Bachelor's Required Required Travel: Up to 25% Required Certifications/Licenses: None Position Type: Full-Time Regions: Midwest
Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.