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Senior Quality Engineer

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Support quality assurance (QA) programs and processes in alignment with QA strategy and deliverables in an Agile/Scrum environment with minimal guidance. Responsible for providing feedback on artifacts developed during requirements and analysis phase within client projects; authoring test cases/scripts; and performing test execution for both project and support related activities. Lead testing efforts involving coaching, mentoring, code reviews and contributing to improvements to frameworks, tools, processes, and best practices. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Guide testing efforts involving coaching, mentoring, code reviews, and contributing to improvements to frameworks, tools, processes, and best practices
  • Provide oversight to ensure automation test suites are well maintained and operational
  • Participate in the interviewing, selection, and onboarding of Kroger QA team members
  • Analyze requirements and provide feedback on completeness and testability
  • Provide accurate estimates for QA efforts including test case design/scripting, test data management, test execution, and defect correction
  • Identify opportunities to improve application code quality by increasing unit and integration test coverage
  • Leverage technical expertise to develop maintain and execute automation tests
  • Provide ideas and feedback on test automation frameworks and opportunities to improve
  • Participate in all ceremonies, meetings, and sessions held for the project and team
  • Assist with building and maintaining test environments and driving their best use
  • Understand Kroger's core quality metrics and how to utilize them to foster quality improvement
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in Quality Assurance and software testing environment
  • 5+ years of experience developing and executing automated test scripts
  • 5+ years of experience working with automated test frameworks and test runners
  • 3+ years of experience with test case management and test case management tools
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing risk-based testing techniques
  • 2+ years of experience with defect management and using defect management tools
  • 2+ years of experience managing test environments and test data
  • 1 year of experience using SQL or other query methods to validate data changes in the database
  • Any experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Any experience mentoring and coaching team members (remote and onsite)
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related information technology field
  • Any experience with automated testing in a cloud environment
  • Any experience working in environments utilizing the OKR work process
  • Any experience with creating test data and utilizing test data management tools
  • Familiarity with NoSQL Databases

    Education Level: None
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati; Any


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 221 E 4th St || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Engineering, Quality

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