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Quality Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, diligent QA Engineer to work on a Centralized Test team on the US Loyalty Platform. The candidate should have excellent soft skills, strong technical ability with an extensive passion to learn.
 
The function of the team is to drive automation and Continuous Deployment (CD), Continuous Integration (CI)  across a multitude of teams by building frameworks, promoting best practices and evolving and investigating new technologies so that the test team always excogitate alongside the  Engineering teams.
 
The position suits someone who can hit the ground running, form working relationships quickly and add value by introducing and implementing best test practices and technique.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop Test Automation Strategies, Plans and Execution Artifacts with internal and external partners
  • Build and leverage a deep understanding of the products and Architectures across multiple teams
  • Partner with Senior Engineers and architects and analyze where Test Automation can be implemented and improved
  • Enhance existing Regression packs or create new Frameworks to ensure that Unit, Component and Integration tests with CD/CID are integrated
  • Work with Senior Engineers, Product Owners and Senior QA engineers to deliver target code quality
  • Ability to create quality metrics which can be reported to management. Identify patterns and opportunities from the metrics to drive innovation and improvement
  • Identify opportunities to adopt innovative testing technologies and techniques
  • Investigate New Open Source Technologies that could improve current frameworks and implement where appropriate
 

Qualifications

Education/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required; advanced degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in Technology, with an emphasis on QA, and proven ability in writing test cases, running functional, automated, or performance tests, and managing defects
  • Solid Understanding of test-driven development, unit, component, functional, system integration, regression, GUI, web service, and browser compatibility testing
  • Experienced knowledge of platform delivery methodology (Agile, incl Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, Test Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Waterfall)
  • Core knowledge of one or more of the following tools is required: Selenium Web Driver, Cucumber, React JS, Jersey, Karate API, Rest Assured, Docker and J-Meter.
  • Ability to work with a number of Quality scanning tools, be able to baseline and measure on-going quality metrics, and display via Dashboards and to interpret the data to drive the changes needed
  • Any of the following test certifications - QAI, ASQ, IIST, ISEB, ISTQB - are a plus
  • Strong technical experience working one of more of the following areas : Mainframe, distributed, mobile development, programming in a number of languages a plus (Java, JavaScript etc)
  • Experienced knowledge of continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment(CD) and continuous testing (CT) capabilities, including tools such as Jenkins, ARA, Rally and/or JIRA, version control such as GIT or SVN and service virtualization.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the    company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. 
 
Why American Express?
 
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
 
American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years,
backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take
on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.
 
We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning
and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We
have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to
spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career
path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the
best future they envision.
 
Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.
 
The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.
 

ReqID: 19005429
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2019, 10:52:27 AM
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