Automation Engineer

Safeway Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 3 months ago


Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons Companies family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.

The Information Technology Department has an opening for an Automation Engineer. This position is located in Pleasanton, California.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Enable and lead practice improvements through test automation.

  • Build automation framework that scales and caters to functional and operational needs.

  • Engage in complex projects to identify testing optimization by levering proper tools and technology.

  • Continuously improve capability and refine feature sets of existing automation framework.

  • Implement holistic functional and test automation strategies to maximize test coverage and productivity while tightening test cycle time.

  • Guide the geographically located test automation engineers on the project(s)

  • Responsible for manual and automated test execution as needed

  • Implement cost-effective solutions, best practices, standards and guidelines for automating tests.

  • Optimize product quality by participating in architectural and technical design sessions.

  • Recommend, apply, manage and support effectual test automation technologies, tools and techniques.

  • Drive process improvement, innovation and automation.

  • Act as technical QA liaison to IT and Business groups.

  • Analyze bug reports and highlight problems to help identify fixes for them. Deliver regular reports identifying these bugs to other members of the engineering team.


  • 5+ years related experience including strong familiarity with multiple test automation frameworks, processes and technologies.

  • 3+ years of experience in leading, managing, and performing test automation for complex integrations and managing mobile test cases and automation frameworks.

  • Both front and back end systems experience is a must.

  • Knowledgeable of test automation best practices, technologies, tools, techniques and metrics

  • Strong knowledge of Android and iOS mobile technologies/oss is a required.

  • Experienced with fast-paced software development lifecycle using Agile Methodology.

  • Experience with Jira and Confluence is a big plus.

  • Strong automation experience with Selenium, Appium, Java, Maven along with CI/CD expertise

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Strong ability to mentor, coach and train junior test engineers

  • Strong ability to recognize opportunities and translate to actionable items.

  • Passion for service excellence and customer satisfaction.

  • Strong collaborator with excellent communication and interpersonal skills in a highly matrixed organization.

  • Passion for elevating quality through technology, innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Accomplished leader, motivator and an enabler of change.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting

Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons Companies. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Albertsons Companies policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.


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