SMOM Quality Assurance Engineer

SMOM Quality Assurance Engineer

2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Role will report to a Manager in IT Engineering & Applications. Role will not have any direct reports. Key Interfaces: Business Partner, Functional Engineer, Project Manager, Enterprise Architect. Business Client External Interfaces: Consultant & 3rd Party provider. Travel may include approximately 5-1 0% of work time.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Quality Assurance Engineer will develop and execute automated and performance testing for assigned projects to enable delivery of high-quality software products and services successfully and consistently on time, on budget, and to specification
  • Interact with Product Management, Project Management, Engineering, and Operations teams to plan testing for delivery of products and enhancements and to assure products meet product requirements and quality standards
  • Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business
  • Work with QA/Testing staff, project managers, technical leads, and subject matter experts to plan and execute automated and performance tests
  • Research available tools and participate in initiatives to implement those that will cost-effectively enhance testing capabilities and product quality
  • Research and identify root causes of performance issues in partnership with architects, developers, and network and system engineers
  • As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will maintain awareness of the state of the industry and evaluate emerging trends/developments that may benefit the organization
  • Cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for test planning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting
  • Maintain framework for record retention to support internal and external IT audits
  • Work across teams to enhance quality assurance/testing and help to develop/execute performance and automation testing throughout the business as appropriate
  • ..

Key Qualifications and Experiences:
  • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years of QA Test Engineering experience
  • Strong SQL, .NET adn HTML experience
  • Strong understanding of QA methodologies
  • Strong experience in platforms like Azure Dev Ops and/or JIRA
  • Strong knowledge of process improvement
  • Strong knowledge of the software development process
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and execute automated and performance testing
  • Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement practices
  • Strong understanding of SDLC processes and methodologies
  • Broad range of business and IT experiences Has achieved technical and/or business certification(s).
  • Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory. Ability to work in a virtual team which works across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, which extends outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers
  • Strong understanding and demonstrated practical application of UX Design principles
  • Strong understanding / appreciation for IT Service Management
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, future thinker, Confident, ability to WOW an audience
  • Agile and Waterfall methodology knowledge

Core Technical Competencies / Skills
Understanding / exposure to Industrial Internet Of Things, Factory of the future concepts, Artificial Intelligence / Robotics, Manufacturing Execution Systems, solid experience, preferable GE Proficy, ThingWorx, Predix
Mobile / handheld / scanning technologies and associated integration
Infrastructure - Desktop & Server Technologies, Networking, Firewalls, Computer Security & Compliance
SQL, VB & .NET Technologies, Advanced Excel and understanding of Data Analytics
Desirable - ITIL v3 Service Management, working knowledge / exposure
AGILE project methodology
Desirable - SAP Plant Maintenance, S4 HANA
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

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