Primary Location: 1 Howard Street, Burlington, VT, USA
Division: Cox Automotive
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 215591
Cox Automotive, is looking for a Software Test Engineer II with a focus on quality testing to join our Common Retail Services team in Burlington, VT.
Who We Are + What We Do:
The Common Retail Services - Common Core team builds solutions to provide Cox Automotive brands common platform components to revolutionize the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. On this team you will have the opportunity to do your best work and lead the digital revolution of the auto industry.
Common Core is building the platform connecting a suite of software solutions and services to help automotive dealers thrive in todays digital retailing environment. From digital marketing to credit applications and financing, our integrated approach is making buying, selling and shopping for a car more efficient and enjoyable for everyone involved.
Our Engineering professionals are energetic influencers and collaboration is woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons to deeply held Agile values, youll be immersed in an environment that nurtures individualism, creative problem-solving, and intellect.
The Software Test Engineer II is responsible for a range of testing activities including designing and maintaining test suites, executing test scenarios manually, developing automated testing strategies and implementing them in industry standard testing frameworks. The Software Engineers provide testing expertise and also plays a role in providing advice and guidance and monitoring emerging technologies.
As a member of the Engineering organization, the Software Test Engineer II will serve a critical role on a product development scrum team whose mission is to deliver high quality software that provides real value to our clients. Your primary role on the team is to uphold and improve quality through testing. As a member of a cross-functional, self-organizing, collaborative team, you will also contribute to the codebase and builds. You will be on a team that is responsible for both new product development and feature enhancements of existing products
Technologies we use:
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
What Youll Do:
Being a passionate and flexible engineer, collaborate with your team to achieve and exceed the goal to build, deploy, monitor and manage a highly performing and highly available production system
Consult with developers on software and system design in order to facilitate test automation.
Develop efficient and thorough sprint test plans. Conduct sprint testing using exploratory, functional test case, and regression (manual and automated) methods
Develop and reinforce testing methods, procedures for measuring product quality, and determining release readiness
Collaborate with scrum team developers to develop new features and resolve issues
Contribute to the success of the scrum team through active and collaborative participation in sprint planning, daily scrums and sprint retrospectives
Enhance, extend, and maintain test automation libraries and frameworks
Solve complex automation challenges and work on complex projects with minimal supervision
Design and develop automated unit, functional, regression and performance test programs or scripts based on libraries of reusable test code modules or functions
Work with scrum teams to establish and promote best practices, standards and processes for automation testing
Help build and maintain our applications in your teams environments
Bachelors degree in Computer Science with 3 years of working experience in a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) environment or a Masters degree in Computer Science with 2 years of working experience in a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) environment or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience of 7 years
What We Look For:
Experience with an object-oriented programming language such as Java, .NET, C++ or Python
Working experience in micro services architecture and testing restful APIs
Working knowledge of performance test strategies on web or mobile applications
Working knowledge of automated testing frameworks
Understanding of agile QA concepts, practices, processes and tools
A passion for delivering high quality products to clients
Excellent communication, time management, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
Must be a self-starter, outstanding team player, and results-oriented with a strong desire to learn and grow technically as a member of a scrum team
Expresses the willingness to learn new things and challenge themselves
Expresses the capability and desire to help others learn and grow
Who We Are
About Cox Automotive
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
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