Associate Quality Engineer-entry level

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL3.9

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We are seeking entry level people who are passionate in the Quality Engineering area to join the payments team in Chicago.
As an Associate Quality Engineer, your typical week would involve collaborating with various engineering teams to plan the build out test suites for new features. We are looking for someone that loves learning new technologies , thinks creatively to solve complex problems, and enjoys working collaboratively.

This position offers the opportunity to work in the new and fast growing Digital Checkout Services space where you will get to work with next generation tools and technologies and drive quality from the start with strong emphasis on Automation, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery –( BDD using Cucumber automation framework with Java. Github version control and Jenkins CICD ).

The role will be based at our HQ on 2500 Lake Cook Rd, Riverwoods, IL


Assists in the preparation of agendas for meetings; for example, weekly team meetings. Frequent status-checks meetings with the team, communicates by means of chat/emails etc. Reports upon quality engineering activities, including results, coverage, required resources, defects discovered, and their status, performance baselines, etc. Attends the regular QE team meetings.
Leads, guides, and participates in the analysis, design, implementation, and execution of the scenarios, procedures, and QE suites. Ensures content and structure of all QE documents/artifacts are documented and maintained. Liaises with Development and Testers for iterations, testing, and deployment activities. Assists in the preparation of System, Integration, and User Acceptance Tests. Ensures proper configuration management of the QE artifacts produced and traceability of the tests to the requirements. Recognizes when test automation is appropriate and, if it is, plans the effort. As test execution approaches, ensures the test environment is ready before test execution and managed during test execution. Schedules the tests for execution and monitors, measures, controls, and reports on the test progress, the product quality status, and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:
1+ years of experience in leading software testing teams, utilizing Agile delivery methods ISTQB Foundation

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.