Software Dev Eng Test II- Home Services IT in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 911455BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Software Development Engineer Test II is responsible for code quality assurance, following test processes and evolution of test standards by creating tools & design patterns. This position involves understanding business requirements to create test strategies, maintaining robust test architecture, harness scripts & data models, performing functional & automated tests combined with defect tracking to ensure timely delivery of quality code. This position also takes care of documenting technical artifacts & specifications and coordinating with rest of enterprise teams for end to end validations.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Contributes to the evolution of test standards & technology and improving the quality of deliverables by creating tools, conventions, design patterns and mentoring SDETs
•Develops test plans that translate the business requirements into specific systems, applications or process designs for very large complex IT solutions and integrating architecture
•Starts writing test scripts on day one of development cycle to eliminate artificial wait states and helps in speed to market strategy
•Develops and maintains functional test cases, System & Integration Test cases and other test artifacts like test data, harness scripts and automated scripts that are used throughout QA cycle
•Reviews functional requirements, use cases to determine the relevant data requirements for executing the use cases and implements test plans that can validate small to extremely large scale data volumes on a range of different RDBMS, including DB2
•Executes manual or automated test cases that validate the functionalities, code quality and reports test results, following all formal test architectures and project processes
•Creates and maintains logical and physical data models that support ongoing test needs and creates audit scripts for data validations
•Works closely with rest of Test engineering, Development engineering, Performance, Data Abstraction & Distribution and Enterprise Architecture group to ensure end to end validations
•Documents workflows and results of business analysis and obtains sign-off from client on the specifications, provides the necessary technical artifacts and assertive test exit criteria
•Isolates, replicates & reports defects, verifies defect fixes, strives to reduce internal defects

Job Requirements:

•B.S Degree in Computer Science, a related technical or scientific field, or equivalent experience
•3 years of relevant QA technical experience in:
•Requirement analysis, design of test plan and test cases, test scripts automation and execution for large scale applications
•Database testing on IBM DB2/MY SQL/SQL Server, including designing and manipulating test data, validating stored procedures and triggers
•Experience in UNIX (Solaris/Linux/AIX) environment
•Experience with XML schemas and usage
•Mercury/HP tools – Quality Center, Quick Test Pro, Winrunner, Load runner
•IBM Tools: Datastage or Talend
•Rational tools: Clear quest, Clear case
•Open source: JIRA, J-UNIT, SVN, Selenium
•eCommerce testing, Webservices and API testing
•1-2 years of experience in:
•object-oriented design
•Coding experience in C/C++ and/or Java