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Garmin Software Quality Automation Engineer - IT Applications in Olathe, Kansas

If quality and testing are your thing, Garmin has your team! We’re looking for passionate Software Quality Engineers who want to make people’s lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. From developing test plans to leading QA process improvements, we need self-motivated, team-oriented and confident professionals who strive for – and exceed – superiority. If you thrive on methodologies, validations and executions, we want to test you!

In this role, you’ll be responsible for these essential functions:

  • Participates in researching, identifying and implementing QA process improvements

  • Manages large to very large QA functions with multiple, disparate stakeholders

  • Develops complex test plans with multiple department participants and stakeholders

  • Provides QA status and summary to wide audiences including senior management, including articulating risk and tradeoffs based upon level of test coverage completed prior to release, and determining root cause of SEVs and implementing regression test automation on production monitoring to identify issues in subsequent releases.

  • Identifies interdependencies in programs and serves as 'go-to' resource for QA knowledge and process improvement efforts

  • Motivates and drive accountability from all QA team members with minimal supervision

  • Contributes to technical research on new technologies, processes or procedures

  • Provides technical input to solution development plans and concept documents

  • Demonstrates understanding of business impacts of issues and how they relate to IT owned solutions – advocates for the customer or end user

    Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in a technical field OR a minimum of 4 years IT or technical experience. Other qualifications include:

  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of Software Quality principals/methodologies and an ability to adapt PM practices to meet business climate and needs

  • Must possess a minimum of 4 years’ experience in executing SQA principals and QA functions

  • Demonstrated experience in successful implementation of technology solutions

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a small team setting

  • Consistently demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work documentation and organization

Desirable qualifications include:

  • Experience developing Selenium scripts using Java or Javascript

  • Experience with API test automation, preferably using Postman

  • Experience testing mobile web manually and through test automation tools. Experience with BrowserStack is a plus

  • Understanding of TDD/BDD, Cucumber, and Gherkin

  • Unified Functional Tester (UFT)

  • Puppeteer

  • Understanding of testing performance, security, and compliance for web applications

  • Understanding of Jenkins Pipeline and implementing CI/CD with respect to test automation

  • Understanding of test automation frameworks like serenity and testing tools like Selenium, Testcafe, and Cypress

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

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