Sr. Engineer, Software QA

Sr. Engineer, Software QA

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1033673BR

What you'll do at

Position: Sr. Engineer, Software QA

Job Location: 805 Moberly Lane, Bentonville, AR 72716

Duties: Creates product quality strategies by reviewing the Information System Division (ISD) architecture, strategic direction for technology, and current business requirements; and recommending quality assurance (QA) workflow tools to support QA processes and best practices, reduce risk, and improve productivity. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in software quality assurance (SQA) and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Manages supplier relationships to achieve desired project results by reviewing project work and objectives with supplier during project execution; communicating supplier project resource needs to leadership team; partners with supplier leadership to resolve any issues or concerns on project progress, or satisfaction with services provided; works with team leads to ensure supplier services are delivered. Provides leadership within the Quality Assurance (QA) team by ensuring the use of QA best practices; communicating plans, direction, and expectations of product quality to product managers and multiple teams participating in projects; delivering presentations on best practices and project results to project stakeholders; and ensuring conflict resolution between project teams. Provides project management for projects within quality assurance (QA) area by approving and supporting QA techniques to achieve quality objectives; supporting the resolution of all critical or high priority issues, and ensuring medium to low priority issues are being resolved by the assigned team member; establishing the prioritization of issue correction to ensure a projects timely completion; escalating product issues and risks; and approving test plan and creating product QA strategies to meet product standards. Provides quality assurance (QA) process leadership by identifying process and procedural needs; researching and collecting feedback from team members on possible solutions to needs; documenting and presenting to management solutions for process improvements; working with QA team and multiple departments within the Information Systems Division (ISD) to modify processes to increase effectiveness and productivity; supporting, guiding, and providing direction and expertise to project teams for approaches and practices for project or program completion; receiving and resolving escalated project issues and risks; and reviewing reports on project progress and trends in team performance to ensure quality department and product goals are achieved. Participates in events to provide stakeholders with information regarding quality and to improve the department's knowledge of the business, business process requirements, and future needs by developing working relationships with the stakeholders; collaborating with peers to create a consistent message about projects from within the Information Systems Division (ISD) to build and maintain confidence in support provided by ISD.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field plus 5 years experience in IT or related field. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree plus 5 years experience, the employer will accept a Master's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 3 year experience in IT or related field OR 7 years experience in IT or related field.

Skills required: Must have experience with: Selenium; Web Service testing using Soap UI; HP load Runner; Excel and PowerPoint to provide Quality engineering and budget metrics for the Domain; SQL Server and DBeaver to query and execute SQL Scripts; developing software quality assurance (SQA) project plans; web technology including HTTP headers, HTTP Verbs (post, get, etc.); Scaled Agile methodologies; white box testing and building testing frameworks; testing for feed in various formats like XML, JSON, EDI, and CSV; continuous Integration and related tools (Jenkins); distributed source control systems such as Git, CVS; Eclipse; Visual Studio 2015; and WebStorm IDE tools. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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