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QA Engineer

| Chicago

We are searching for a talented Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to join our team and help ensure the successful delivery of new products and features.  The right candidate is someone who can be handed critical projects, define testing approaches, communicate effectively with team members, and maintain a sense of ownership over the overall quality of our technical products.

 

In this position, you will create and maintain automated testing frameworks that will cover a wide range of testing types including but not limited to functional, integration, performance, and load testing. You will play an essential role in allowing our applications to grow, scale, and remain highly available. You will work closely with Development and DevOps teams within KAR to ensure high quality and feature-rich applications.

Responsibilities:

- Lead and collaborate on the development of effective test strategies and their implementation to drive a culture of quality development across the organization

- Build, maintain, and update automated regression test suites for multiple projects with varying business requirements and logic

- Apply quality assurance knowledge to manual and automation test cases to ensure bugs, if they exist, are found

- Communicate any issues as soon as they are found from either manual or automation testing

 

Requirements:

- 3+ years experience with Java

- 3+ years experience with Selenium WebDriver

- 3+ years experience in building front-end and back-end test suites

- Familiarity with object-oriented and functional programming concepts

- Experience with deeply testing applications and reporting reproduction steps clearly

- Experience with driving test strategy and use case creation

- Experience with version control (we use Github)

- Experience with User Acceptance, Regression, Integration, End-to-End, and Functional testing

- Willingness to learn new technologies or languages as time goes on

- Have a developed attention to detail

 

Bonus:

- Familiarity with AWS ecosystem

- Familiarity with CI build tools such as Jenkins or AWS CodePipeline

- Experience with developing test suites from scratch

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DojoLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • TorchFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our Chicago office is located in River West on the North Branch of the Chicago River. We have free shuttles to major train stations and CTA lines.

An Insider's view of KAR Global

What's something quirky about your company?

Our culture is more like a family than colleagues. One of my favorite aspects about this office is our Parents-designated Slack channel—an online team collaboration site. It is a great reminder we aren’t just employees, but we can be moms and dads at work, shamelessly sharing fun stories about our personal lives.

April

Senior Product Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

KAR Global’s DevOps teams are always solving unique problems, but tackling complexity is the real challenge. We’ve found that meaningful solutions come when we don’t focus on fighting fires reactively and instead work collaboratively on building proactive frameworks and implementing forward-thinking processes.

Brandon

Jr. DevOps Manager

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a 15-minute huddle to talk about progress from the day before, the day’s plan and barriers to success that need to be addressed. This gives us a clear understanding of our priorities for the day. Our teams are dynamic, so every member of our project team works together each day to discuss design approaches and share ideas.

Mo-Ting

Lead Backend Engineer

What are KAR Global Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
KAR Auction Services gives every full-time employee a day with pay to volunteer with your favorite cause.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
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