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2017-11-162017-12-15

Senior Software Design Engineer in Test

Walgreens
Deerfield, IL
  • Job Code
    2281BR
Senior Software Design Engineer in Test at WALGREENS

Senior Software Design Engineer in Test

Job ID 2281BR Location 1435 LAKE COOK RD , DEERFIELD, IL
Position Summary

Walgreens is looking for a Senior Software Design Engineer in Test - Automation to join one of the largest initiatives in our company, Pharmacy Renewal. The Walgreens Pharmacy Renewal efforts seek to design and build the largest, most advanced pharmacy infrastructure in the world from the ground up. Empowered to operate as an innovation center, this effort represents one of Walgreens most important programs at both global and local levels. US, UK and Italy based teams will be leveraging the most advanced and exciting technologies to build on Walgreens strategic vision to service the 13,100 plus pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retails stores Worldwide.

The Senior Software Design Engineer in Automation Engineering leads testing activities to develop, execute and automate test framework and plans on large, complex pre-release, upgrades and current versions of software that serve to provide desired functionality to the technology solutions and programs. Implements activities that generally impact multiple components / processes and the work more than one team. Typically assigned to complex undertakings that require advanced in-depth knowledge of programming languages important to the organization and regularly require the application of independent judgment and creativity. Receives work in short– and mid- term outcomes that impact the work of the assigned team.



Job Responsibilities
  • Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact complex components / processes of the technology QA function, such as:
    • Participating in the build of the required test infrastructure, tools and coverage to ensure the release of top quality software.
    • Participating in the planning and execution of the latest technologies and solutions; focusing on cross feature testing, and participating in building the processes and tools to maintain high quality product code throughout the release cycle.
    • Reviewing product requirements and providing feedback to ensure needs are met and testing efforts are minimized.
    • Collaborating with developers to ensure the product meets functional, quality, performance, scalability, privacy, and security through tools, automation and breakthrough test technologies.
    • Participating in the development of quality assurance programs that establish and enhance quality assurance standards.
    • May develop the technical “vision” and design specifications of assigned projects, May perform as implementation project lead.
    • Writing complex code and developing testing protocols and plans that are highly complex in nature.
    • Evaluating compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software.
    • Participating in the development of technical / business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Shares highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.
  • Performs as subject matter advisor to functional area and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and proactively resolve complex problems.
  • Participates in the development of technical/business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Create and review feature files, step definitions and Test scripts using Ruby / Cucumber framework
  • Work with the Development team to capture and reuse automated Unit Test Cases, Test Stubs and Drivers, and other Development test objects.
  • Work on Continuous Integration setup for Automation
  • May assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on-call rotation.
  • Work with the Release Engineering team to create and maintain an automated nightly build verification (“smoke”) test.
  • May perform performance testing functions.


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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in software development and/or technical quality assurance OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 8 years of experience in software development and/or technical quality assurance.
  • Experience working on more than one product delivery cycle simultaneously.
  • Experience as a tester in software development.
  • Experience developing design specifications, test plans and protocols.
  • Experience identifying the relationship of bugs to software code.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community and with vendors.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Automation framework designer and implementation in software development.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of experience in software development and/or technical quality assurance OR High school / GED and at least 8 years of experience in software development and/or technical quality assurance.
  • Experience working on more than one product delivery cycle simultaneously.
  • Experience developing design specifications, test plans and protocols.
  • Experience identifying the relationship of bugs to software code
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Experience evaluating compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software.
  • Experience identifying the relationship of bugs to software code
  • Experience developing design specifications, test plans and protocols.
  • Experience with test management (including: organization, planning, authoring, execution, and reporting).
  • Web Based Application Automation Testing Experience using Selenium.
  • Native Mobile Apps and Mobile Web Automation Testing Experience using Appium, Calabash & Capybera, UI Automation or Robotium
  • Review requirements, specifications, user documentation, help files, and other project documentation to assure quality of the products and tests to be developed Select and develop appropriate test automation tools, ing the latest techniques in test automation; e.g., data-driven testing.XML data driven testing
  • At least 1 year of experience in automated testing or implementing enterprise messaging systems/services using JMS, MQ, Data Power or ESB
  • Expertise in JIRA Zephyr, TDM, JIRA, Jenkins, Hudson, Subversion, Confluence, Sonar Qube, Clover, Soap UI, JMeter, Performance Center
  • Experience in open source automation framework.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement / DevOps principles

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