QA Analyst II

Posted Date: Mar-11-2021

Job ID: 19424

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: No

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What's cool about this job

The Quality Assurance Analyst II will join our growing Quality Assurance organization and will be responsible for delivering the strategy, planning and execution of testing efforts in an expanding Enterprise/Corporate Systems domain. The successful candidate brings with them the capability to execute on large enterprise initiatives, strong team collaboration skills would be better skills, the ability to collaborate across disciplines and flexibility in their approach to project delivery. The Enterprise QA team at REI is transforming our approach to supporting the Co-op by applying best practices within our discipline, with the intent to deliver well-planned and executed testing efforts, ensuring the highest quality product and features for our customers.

In this role you will:

  • Develop test strategies, test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports on 1-2 concurrent projects for the delivery of Quality Assurance in enterprise initiatives
  • Follow existing and improve established processes, standards, and best practices to develop, test and implement quality assurance operational procedures
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results on various software and reporting systems
  • Validate that user expectations are achieved during the testing process
  • Review user requirements and specification documents to ensure that requirements are testable
  • Document and follow up on defects through the lifecycle
  • Monitor and communicate test and defect status to project teams and management; make recommendations on meeting test criteria and production rollout readiness
  • Stay informed on the latest test tools, techniques, trends, and methodologies and critically adopt them, when appropriate or necessary

Bring your passion and expertise

  • 2+ years of relevant QA technical experience or equivalent 
  • Retail experience with Physical Retail backend systems (Order Management, Point of Sale, Inventory Management) preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in large enterprise testing efforts
  • Experience with Jira or similar workflow management tool
  • Ability to provide project/task effort estimates and create clear, concise detail oriented test strategies and plans
  • Collaboration with development, architecture, project management and business partners for test and QA related functions
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; able to distill ambiguity into prioritized actionable tasks
  • Experience working in various team settings (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills to widely gain respect and influence quality practices throughout the organization
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, in order to achieve personal and team goals and complete assignments within established time frames
  • Strong desire to work in an environment where learning new things and continuous improvement is a core value 
  • Ability to self-manage when in an environment with minimal direction

  • Familiar with Xcode. Able to checkout different types of builds ( branch build, develop build) to run app on simulator.
  • Able to run app on Android simulator
  • Able to use Charles proxy for any client/service interaction
  • Knowledge of mobile app accessibility tools/testing
  • Knowledge of mobile app analytic testing
  • Familiar with/interest in test automation development (Java or equivalent) 

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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