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CARMAX Senior Quality Engineer (Photo Innovation Lab) Richmond, VA in Richmond, Virginia

7041 - CarMax Shockoe - 140 Virginia Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219

CarMax, the way your career should be!

About this job

Store Applications is a grouping of Value Streams that are responsible for all of the applications required to manage and execute the in-store experience for 200+ locations at CarMax. The in-store CarMax experience spans the entire customer journey; from customer inception to Sales to CarMax's loyalty programs. These teams operate within the Agile Framework and deliver continuous value to each of the Value Streams. These teams will help drive the bottom-line sales of a growing Fortune 500 company. As part of these Value Streams, CarMax is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to work directly with Agile development teams to ensure quality software is delivered to our associates and customers.

What you will do – Essential Responsibilities

  • Participates in all Agile ceremonies for Team

  • Plans and executes tests to cover functional, integration, compatibility and regression needs and reports back findings to the Team

  • Helps lead test automation effort, contributes to framework design and suggest process improvements

  • Understands each area of the business, grasp their processes and learn how they work together

  • Understands complex problems, develops solutions and can communicate to both people inside and outside of their team

  • Uses and modifies existing libraries / tools for automation testing

  • Deciphers between basic business requirements and technical requirements

  • Creates test strategies and plans for team and assists other teams when needed

  • Leads the BDD/ATDD effort on their team to help move testing left

  • Identifies new tools for adoption

  • Writes general documentation regarding QE processes and tools

  • Develops key quality metrics and reports to stakeholders in the organization

  • Participates in the interview of new candidates

Purpose of the role

The Senior Quality Engineer is an essential role in the software development life cycle and ensures only properly tested software is released to production. A flawless customer experience is our top priority and this role plays a major part in that company goal. By designing and executing properly prepared test cases (both manual and automated) and working closely together with the entire agile team, this goal is achievable. This position focuses on both the agile team as well as the QE organization.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in software quality assurance

  • Strong understanding of IT systems including system design, Object Oriented Design, databases and programming concepts specifically HTML, browsers, JavaScript, Web Services and AJAX.

  • Strong background in test automation using Cucumber & Selenium preferred

  • Strong oral/written communication, presentation, and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for driving strategic initiatives through large and diverse organizations.

  • Ability to travel locally to the PIL (Photo Innovation Lab - Richmond, VA) for Photo Station testing (CarMax Capture Desktop, Photo App imports, Camera and PLC (carousel) testing)

  • Ability to work within multiple work streams at one time

  • Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with BDD/ATDD

  • Education:

  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related course of study preferred

About CarMax

CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.

Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, age, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

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