iSeries QA Analyst - Depot Systems (Dallas, TX)

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This is an environment unlike anything in the high-tech world and the secret of Costco's success is its culture. The value Costco puts on its employees is well documented in articles from a variety of publishers including Bloomberg and Forbes. Our employees and our members come FIRST. Costco is well known for its generosity and community service and has won many awards for its philanthropy. The company joins with its employees to take an active role in volunteering by sponsoring many opportunities to help others. In 2018, Costco contributed over $39 million to organizations such as United Way and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Costco IT is responsible for the technical future of Costco Wholesale, the second largest retailer in the world with wholesale operations in twelve countries. Despite our size and explosive international expansion, we continue to provide a family, employee centric atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed. As proof, Costco consistently ranks in the top five of Forbes "America's Best Employers".

The QA Analyst is responsible for adhering to standardized QA policies, processes, documentation standards, creating test cases, assisting with automating test scripts, overseeing and/or participating in all aspects of project testing, overseeing IT QA test environments, providing technical guidance to other QA team members, and ensuring schedule adherence for assigned projects and initiatives.

If you want to be a part of one of the BEST "to work for" companies in the world, simply apply and let your career be reimagined.

  • Participates in requirements and user case/user story reviews.
  • Provides accurate estimates for QA effort, QA schedules, and QA resource requirements.
  • Creates and gains project approval on project test plans.
  • Creates and/or oversees the creation and approval of project test cases.
  • Creates and/or oversees the generating of all QA-related documentation.
  • Ensures adherence to standardized QA policies, processes, and documentation standards.
  • Executes test cases, defect management, and adherence to test schedule.
  • Assists with coordinating onshore and offshore testing.
  • Oversees UAT support and testing production defect fixes.
  • Contributes expertise in source code, version management, and code deployment standards; utilizes this knowledge to ensure that QA processes and procedures for test environments are followed and the integrity of the various environments is not compromised.
  • Attends daily standup meetings and provides testing status.
  • Provides weekly QA project status reports.
  • Attends bi-weekly sprint completion meetings and demo to stakeholders.
  • Helps to mentor and develop other members of the IT QA team.

  • Minimum 5 years' software quality assurance experience.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience testing in one or more of the following environments: cloud based testing, UI testing, functional testing, and n-tier client/server.
  • Minimum 4 years' hands-on experience using HP, IBM, or other industry standard SQA tools.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience with Oracle, MS SQL Server, or DB2 and the ability to write SQL queries and table joins.
  • Experience testing in an iSeries/AS400 environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile, SDLC, and SQA methodology.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent test resource planning and test scheduling skills.
  • Ability to produce and mentor others in creation of effective software test plans and test cases.
  • Ability to write quality defects and work directly with developers to resolve the defects.
  • Ability to communicate and work closely with other teams.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and excellent collaboration skills.
  • Able to support off hours work as required including evenings, weekends, and 24/7 on call responsibilities on a scheduled basis.
  • Degree in computer science or related technical field preferred.
  • 2 years' SQA experience working within an iterative development framework.
  • Good understanding of data warehouse concepts.
  • Experience working in an SAP environment preferred.
  • Understanding of build tools and software configuration management standards.
  • Experience with multiple Costco business areas/systems.
  • Assist with automating and/or executing automated test case.
  • Successful internal candidates will have spent one year or more on their current team.

Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

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Apart from any religious or disability considerations, open availability is needed to meet the needs of the business. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Applicants and employees for this position will not be sponsored for work authorization, including, but not limited to H1-B visas.
More Information on Costco Wholesale
Costco Wholesale operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Seattle, WA and Tucson, AZ. Costco Wholesale was founded in 1983. It has 54818 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 90 open jobs at Costco Wholesale, click here.
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