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Big Data Quality Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

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.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with engineers to drive improvements in code quality via manual and automated testing

  • Delivers on capabilities for the portfolio automation strategy

  • Involved in the review of the user story backlog and requirements specifications for completeness and weaknesses in function, performance, reliability, scalability, testability, usability, and security and compliance testing, and provides recommendations Plans and defines testing approach, providing advice on prioritization of testing activity in support of identified risks in project schedules or test scenarios

  • Develops test plans, testing resource requirements, and overall scheduling of testing activity

  • Drives the development automation and testing is a CD/CI environment

  • Develops manual and automated test cases and configurations needed to meet testing of business requirements

  • Executes test cases/scripts to ensure delivery of quality software applications, including Systems Integration, Regression, and Performance Testing

  • Generates test data to support the requirements and test case for various test phases

  • Builds and maintains CI/CD Automation process and execution

  • Responsible for managing the definition, implementation, and integration of quality principles into the design and development of software and IT processes for the team

  • Monitors and tracks resolution of defects

  • Designs, monitors, and analyzes quality assurance metrics such as defect, defect counts, test results, and test status

  • Recognizes opportunities to adopt creative testing technologies and techniques

  • Looks beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities 

Qualifications

Required Skills:
  • 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 confirmed ability in writing test cases, running functional, automated, or performance tests, and managing defects
  • Proven experience in test-driven development, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing
  • Experience with Agile, Agile at scale (SAFe), other rapid application development methods, and Waterfall SDLC
  • Experience in working with HP Quality Center and testing automation tools
  • Experience with coding skills across a variety of platforms is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps – CI/CD, and automation tools such as XLR, Sonarqube, Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, Jenkins, SoapUI are preferred
  • Experience with DevOps – CI/CD, and automation tools such as XLR, Sonarqube, Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, Jenkins, SoapUI are preferredExperience with DevOps – CI/CD, and automation tools such as XLR, Sonarqube, Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, Jenkins, SoapUI are preferred
  • Specific knowledge and experience with Big Data platform, tools and environment as well as Merchant data details and processing are preferred
  • Experience with DevOps – CI/CD, and automation tools such as XLR, Sonarqube, Selenium, JUnit, JMeter, Jenkins, SoapUI are preferred
  • Any of the following test certifications - QAI, ASQ, IIST, ISEB, ISTQB - are a plus

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


ReqID: 19014252
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jul 30, 2019, 11:11:03 AM
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