*Primary Location: *195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USA
Division: *Cox Automotive
Job Level: *Individual Contributor
Shift: *Day Job
Requisition Number: *202102200
Kelley Blue Book*, a Cox Automotive brand, is currently looking for a Senior Software Test Engineer to join our Instant Cash Offer team in Irvine, CA.
Who We Are + What We Do*
At Cox Automotive, we offer the chance to take an important role in the digital revolution of the automotive industry. Our software test engineers are part of an energetic team that builds world-class solutions to benefit the auto buying public, dealers, and manufacturers. At Cox Automotive, youll be immersed in an environment that values your teamwork and creative problem-solving techniques while encouraging you to continue to learn new skills and technologies.
Risk-taking is encouraged here and we reward great results. Collaboration and support are woven into the fabric of everything we do; from 24-hour Hackathons and brain-storming sessions to sprint reviews, youll be immersed in an environment that encourages bringing fresh ideas to the table with an innovative mindset.
Giving back to the community is important at Cox Automotive. You will be given time during working hours to volunteer at local charities.
Our Software Test Engineers are energetic influencers who thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and delivering leading-edge software products for our customers. We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on individuals who are comfortable collaborating within the Agile methodology as part of a cross-functional team, have experience working in fast-paced environments, and who have the passion and skills to take our product offerings to the next level.
As a member of the Engineering organization, the Software Test Engineer will serve a critical role on a product development scrum team whose mission is to deliver high-quality software that provides real value to our clients. Your primary role on the team is to uphold and improve quality through testing. As a member of a cross-functional, self-organizing, collaborative team, you will also contribute to the codebase and builds. You will be on a team that is responsible for both new product development and feature enhancements of existing products. You will also be a mentor to junior members of the team and a strong advocate for industry-standard test automation practices and tools.
Technology we use*
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Java or .NET
Consult with engineers on software and system design in order to facilitate test automation strategies.
Develop efficient and thorough test plans. Conduct sprint testing using exploratory, functional test cases and regressions (manual and automated) methods.
Develop and reinforce testing methods, procedures for measuring product quality, and determining release readiness.
Collaborate with scrum team developers to develop new features.
Contribute to the success of the scrum team through active and collaborative participation in sprint planning, daily scrums, and sprint retrospectives.
Enhance, extend, and maintain test automation libraries and frameworks.
Solve complex automation challenges and work on complex projects with minimal supervision
Design and develop automated unit, functional, regression and performance test programs or scripts based on libraries of reusable test code modules or functions.
Work with your team to establish and promote best practices, standards, and processes for automation testing.
Help build and maintain our applications in your teams environments.
5+ years of Software testing, automation, or software development experience.
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field (or an additional 6 years of broad development experience). Advanced technical degree and/or related training a plus.
Experience with an object-oriented programming language such as C#.NET or Java
Experience integrating automated testing with CI/CD processes.
What We Look For *
Understanding of Agile QA concepts, practices, processes, and tools.
A passion for delivering high-quality products to clients.
Excellent communication, time management, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills.
Good understanding of industry development, testing processes, deployment processes, and agile development methodologies desired.
Who We Are
About Cox Automotive
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions
Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
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