What you’ll do…
Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; gathering requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames); writing and developing code; conducting unit testing; communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders; collaborating with project team and cross functional teams; troubleshooting open issues and bug-fixes; enhancing design to prevent re-occurrences of defects; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide input on project plan; and providing leadership to the project team.
Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short- and long- term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.
Troubleshoots business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); engaging support teams to assist in the resolution of issues; formulating an action plan; directing actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to determine further action; performs root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and completing online documentation.
Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to identify opportunities; addressing high-priority initiatives (for example, business strategy, technical feasibility, implementation alternatives); identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading cross-functional partnership.
Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design by partnering with the product management, Web Operations, project management, business and user experience teams; obtaining cross-function approvals; driving proof-of-concept; and implementing prototypes to validate ideas.
Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading internal technical teams; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; developing assessments of key opportunities; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization; and resolving technology differences across teams through informed discussions.
Utilizes industry research to improve Wal-Mart’s technology environment by analyzing industry best practices; bench marking industry against internal processes and solutions; researching or influencing future industry solutions for fit with internal needs; and defining software development guidelines, standards and processes. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
Position Description – Staff QA Engineer
The Walmart Labs global ecommerce team is reinventing commerce as the bridge between the online and brick and mortar worlds. The group has a global mandate, so our experiences touch lives around the world.Our applications in both mobile and web platforms attempt to deliver amazing tools into the hands of our customers, and the user base has responded with fantastic growth. We believe in small teams of smart people working together to deliver the best product. As a Staff QA engineer on our team. You will lead the test efforts of Walmart products on one or more platforms. You will not only be working with fantastic technical leads and developers, engineers to lead test effort on multiple mobile platforms but also with great partners in product management, UX (interaction and visual), project management and beyond. Our process is light and tight. Come join our high-performance team!
You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
- 5+ years of leading testing efforts in large-scale web based and / or e-commerce applications.
- 3+ years of experience on implementing or participating in building test frameworks on web or mobile platforms.
- Experience leading test activities in scrum or agile methodologies
- Experience testing api’s implemented using REST on java platform
- Experience with environment configurations,defect tracking, build or release management and debugging tools.
- Experience automating tests on web, mobile or services platform using open source software – Selenium, Appium, Web driver, Robotium.
You’ll make an impact by:
- You have lead testing effort of multiple medium to large scale projects on web or mobile platforms.
- You have planned test schedules and driven execution activities with the help of junior testers and outside vendors and have consistently delivered product on time and with high quality.
- You believe in providing clear visibility on your plans, communicate issues/risks and progress to the team and leadership team to resolve quality issues on time and keep the project schedule on track.
- You like to go beyond test execution and participate in improving test processes, propose new ideas on how to improve customer satisfaction and quality of product.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science and 6 years’ experience in software engineering OR Master of Science and 3 years’ experience in software engineering.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 3 years’ experience in software engineering