Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cincinnati


QA Engineer 3/ QA Lead for Digital

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Line of Business: Technology Strategy & Architecture
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Additional Technology Information: 
This position will be responsible for driving the overall quality and test strategy across projects and large programs at Kroger Technology. The Quality Engineer III will have good knowledge of QA Tools, Practices, and must be able to partner with those in technical roles across Kroger Technology to make key decisions on what is needed to bring the greatest value with quality at a speed expected by our customers.
Position Summary:

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 analytical skills, root-cause analysis skills, problem-solving skills, and decision-making skills
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: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

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Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

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