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Senior Test Automation Quality Engineer

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Line of Business: Digital Technology
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Position Summary:

Provide technical leadership and strategic direction for large technology implementations and their successful execution. This includes providing testing guidance during all phases of the software development lifecycle within Kroger Technology, focused on increased quality and efficiency through automation and analytics. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

Demonstrate technical leadership via formulation of test architecture and design, development, maintenance of test frameworks (SOA, web, mobile, ETL)
Maintain critical initiatives on testing strategies and effectively communicate updates to senior management
Drive quality initiatives, test automation strategy and testing efforts for large complex projects and programs
Assesses quality risks of complex solutions, build appropriate test strategy to mitigate risks
Collaborate with lines of business and technical teams to provide input to and gain buy in on the overall quality strategy
Review third party contracts and statement of work documents (SOWs) to ensure that quality criteria are clearly stated and met
Partner with third party vendors on common processes, conduct reviews and provide feedback on deliverables and overall team dynamics
Develop/oversee the development of test activities estimates, resource plans, costs, benefits, and timelines for the program
Mentor team members, educate teams on quality assurance (QA) best practices and share lessons learned
Drive root-cause analysis and work with cross functional teams to implement corrective actions
Drive quality across all Kroger Technology development disciplines, provide guidance, feedback and suggestions to improve quality practices
Research emerging test tools, trends and methodologies and enhance existing systems and processes
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in information technology or equivalent
8 years’ quality assurance software testing experience
8 years’ experience in software automation tools such as: CA Dev Test, HP UFT, Selenium
8 years’ experience in testing standard internet protocols (HTTP/S, REST)
3 years’ experience in a leadership capacity
3 years’ experience in Scaled Agile Framework
Strong technical expertise and in-depth knowledge of multiple lines of business
Solid understanding of automation, performance, SOA, ETL virtualization and CICD testing principles
Strong knowledge of programming/scripting languages
Strong knowledge of testing tools such as: Quality Center, JIRA, TeamCity, GitLab
Proven analytical skills, root-cause analysis, problem-solving skills, and decision-making skills
Proven effective communication and presentation skills
Desired Previous Job Experience

Prior experience leading large size or highly complex projects
Prior experience leading offshore teams
Testing certification a plus
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
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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 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.
Company Overview
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

About the company

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.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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