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Publix Sr. SQA Analyst- Retail Fresh Systems in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Sr. SQA Analyst- Retail Fresh Systems


Information Systems


Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa


Join a software development and testing team who are passionate about constantly improving the quality of our applications and process by leveraging your Waterfall and Agile QA Automation expertise to create lasting contributions. In this career move, you will work on a cross functional team united by the vision of aligning IT and business units, increasing agility and meeting expanding customer demands in an ever-changing environment.

A typical day could include:

  • Working collaboratively with cross functional team members and product owners to determine the test effort for traditional Waterfall testing plans or Agile testing sprints

  • Creating test plans with testing scope, testing schedules, resource schedules, and lab setup tasks

  • Documenting acceptance criteria and test specifications, and managing test assets in Quality Center and Microsoft DevOps

  • Collaborating with the teams to create scenarios for manual testing, and automated testing

  • Performing systems and data analysis, and preparing complex SQL queries for automated test validation

  • Managing test beds and test systems

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Hours of Work:

Minimum 45 hours per week.



Frequency of Pay:


Minimum Base Pay:


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Additional Information:

Please be sure to monitor your email including your spam folder, daily for communications you may receive during the recruiting and selection process for this position. Please do not use your Publix email address when applying.

Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for an H-1B visa or permanent residence.


321 S. Kentucky Ave

Potential Annual Pay with Bonus:

73,840 - 130,975



Other Compensation Information:

Year End Bonus:

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

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Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related analytical field, or equivalent experience

  • 3 years of experience with:

  • Test automation framework, such as:

  • Selenium / Appium

  • Postman / Newman

  • Gherkin / SpecFlow or Cucumber

  • RestSharp

  • One of the following: Visual Studio Team Services / Team Foundation Server / Azure DevOps Server

  • One of the following: NUnit, xUnit, JUnit, MSTest, or similar test frameworks

  • Ability to create complex SQL queries for use in validating test results and setting up test data

  • Ability to identify the testing scope from a requirements document or a PBI and create appropriate test assets as needed

  • Ability to assess the level of automation versus manual testing needed, and the associated toolset to achieve the desired automation coverage

  • Experience leading a team of testers in designing and developing automated and manual test cases

  • Defining and validating test scenarios and coverage

  • Conducting automation code reviews and manual test case reviews

  • Debugging and troubleshooting automation and manual test suites

  • Assigning and managing testing design, development and execution to assigned resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years’ experience conducting software quality assurance for enterprise applications

  • Five years’ experience with Test automation

  • Creating automation frameworks of clean maintainable and extendable automation code base, and manual test beds

  • Experience working on teams that use the SCRUM framework or Agile methodology

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Benefits Information:

▪ Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

▪ An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

▪ 401(k) retirement savings plan

▪ Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

▪ Group dental plan

▪ Group vision plan

▪ Sick pay

▪ Long-term disability insurance

▪ Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)

▪ Tuition reimbursement

▪ Vacation pay

▪ Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

▪ Paycheck direct deposit

▪ Credit union

▪ Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases

▪ 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).