Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. We’re bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine. Covetrus is headquartered in Portland, Maine, with more than 5,000 employees, serving over 100,000 customers around the globe.
The QA Engineer overall responsibility is to develop and execute test plans for engineering applications. The QA Engineer will use Agile development methodologies and work with cross-functional teams across the company to ensure quality test outcomes. The QA Engineer should have experience with writing, executing and maintaining test automation scripts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the primary development and execution of testing strategies.
Initial mentorship by other QA team members for knowledge of the system and process; and later partners with other QA members to ensure cross-team communication and consistency.
Design test plans and cases to comprehensively and efficiently test conformance to business and technical specifications.
Utilize QA testing tools (including automated testing tools) to set up and execute test cases.
Create and maintain test data and environment required for executing test plans and cases.
Ability to analyze and interpret test results.
Document and communicate test results and metrics in a timely and effective manner.
Ability to assess and clearly communicate risk.
Track defect status, work with developers to reproduce and resolve defects, and execute re-tests and regression testing.
Strive to continually improve the consistency, predictability and efficiency of data quality related efforts.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
3 – 5 years of professional experience
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
COMPETENCIES (Skills and Abilities)
Experience testing and validating microservices
Understanding of data structures, algorithms, object-oriented design and design patterns.
Knowledge of cloud technology and distributed computing
Experience with version control systems
Experience with open source technologies
Highly motivated and a team player
Proven ability to execute problem-solving skills
Experience with CI/CD pipelines
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Pet friendly office environment.
Extensive computer use.
Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.