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Software Development Engineer in Test - Web SDET

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

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Additional Technology Information: 
Additional Information: Kroger is seeking an experienced SDET familiar with testing both front end and services using latest technologies. Javascript experience is desired!


Position Summary:

Lead the automated testing processes for all of our applications. Drive the test-driven development (TDD) in the software development department, providing technical leadership for the design and implementation of the processes behind TDD, utilizing Java software design and development, Selenium / Selenium Grid experience, and Spring framework. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Own and be accountable for test strategy, test planning, test execution and building automated testing frameworks
  • Participate in product design reviews
  • Translate user stories and requirements to test cases
  • Uncover issues by debugging the application through logs, stack traces and test results and continuous monitoring of systems under test
  • Work closely with development teams to drive root cause analysis
  • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability
  • Collaborate with engineers in other teams to remain current in the area of automation
  • Advocate for shift-left approach to testing and be the voice of quality
  • Maintain willingness and availability to be a part of a 24/7 production support team on a rotating basis
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or foreign educational equivalent)
  • 8 years of software engineering experience
  • Strong technical skills in Java/Kotlin/Spring/Git/No-SQL Databases/Docker/ELK stack/Messaging Platforms (e.g., Kafka)

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • 5 years in the role of software testing responsible for delivering large-scale and complex systems solutions in multiple domains and operating in an agile development environment
  • Experience in Testing and Quality Assurance as well as developing automation frameworks and tests
  • Experience with programming in Javascript and/or Java
  • Experience with backend and frontend services automated testing tools such as REST Assured, Supertest and Selenium Webdriver IO)
  • Experience with overseeing eCommerce in the Sourcing, Order, and/or Inventory domains
  • Cloud Platforms and DevOps experience

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]


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 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:  OR || Portland || 3800 S.E. 22Nd Ave. || 97202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

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