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QA Engineer - Software Quality Engineer II

Ace Hardware Corporation Oak Brook, IL
  • Posted: November 26, 2019
  • Full-Time

Our Company

For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been known as the place with the helpful hardware folks in thousands of neighborhoods across America, providing customers with a more personal kind of helpful. In 2017, Ace ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores, Eleven Years in a Row," according to J.D. Power. With more than 5,000 hardware stores locally owned and operated across the globe, Ace is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries currently operate 17 distribution centers in the U.S. and also have distribution capabilities in Ningbo, China; Colon, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its retailers' stores are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and approximately 60 countries.

If you're passionate about your career and want to contribute to a company you can believe in, consider sharing your talent with us. Join us in continuing our legacy of making Ace "the helpful place."

The Job

As the QA Engineer - Software Quality Engineer II you are responsible for increasing quality of the IT department's products by enabling IT to accurately, efficiently and thoroughly test all development and changes and resolve all issues before going to production. Maintain and enforce strategy to effectively manage all Ace's IT test environments to support all forms of testing throughout Ace's systems development life cycle.

What you'll do

  • Test environment management across all of Ace's testing landscape (i.e. maintain department strategy, analyze and build job and data flows in a technological diverse environment that will allow all IT projects to effectively test new development or changes).
  • Responsible for problem solving, root cause analysis, solution design, build and execute in a multi-layered, diverse landscape of technologies (i.e. SAP, AS400, COBOL, .Net, Informatica, Broker MQ, Sterling Integrator, Hadoop, API, DB2, Sequel Server, etc.).
  • Analyze and interpret technical software requirements and specifications and translate functional and non-functional requirements into detailed testing plan to run effective and repeatable tests.
  • Write, script, maintain and execute functional and regression test cases to be ultimately automated
  • Identify, create, and refresh test data as needed to satisfy all manual, automated and regression testing needs across Ace's entire systems development life cycle.
  • Code Management (i.e. manage code with code management tools like Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Aldon to avoid conflicts and ensure code moves and merges correctly though the test environments and into production. Also serve as liaison between Ace and Code Management vendors)
  • Document, maintain and train developers on test environment management processes, policies, procedures and scheduling.
  • Implement, maintain and communicate quality metrics that measures software quality trends

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor's degree or advanced degree or equivalent work experience in Software Engineering or Test Environment Management
  • 5+ years' experience demonstrating progressive levels in programming and systems analysis and design
  • Proven track record of software development, automated test scripting or maintaining successful enterprise (batch and online with multiple layers of technology) test environment.
  • Proven skills focused around impact analysis and getting complicated job flows and data requirements working smoothly and repetitively.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills around batch and online environments with (but not limited to) as many of the following technologies as possible

We want to hear from you!

When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military discharge, or any other action covered by federal or state laws.

We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other action covered by federal or applicable state/local laws.

Ace Hardware Corporation

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Oak Brook, IL
USA

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