Principal QA Automation Engineer ? Product Lifecycle Ma

  • Lakeland, FL
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Test cases
Software Quality Assurance
IT management
IT security
Software development
Automated testing
Quality assurance
Test plans
Test estimation
Project documentation
Release notes
Test scenarios
Test scripts
Microsoft Azure
Test execution
Data validation
Software testing

Job Details

Publix Super Markets, Inc. is the largest privately-owned food retailer in the nation with more than 1,200 stores and more than 200,000 associates throughout the Southeast. We are associate-owned, proud of our family atmosphere, and consistently named as one of the best companies to work for in America. We are largely debt-free and renowned for our financial performance as well as our premier customer service. Publix?s Information Services (I/S) department is located in Lakeland, Florida and Alpharetta, Georgia and employs over 1000 associates. I/S provides the information technology required for all Publix business units including retail stores and all office and warehouse environments. The Publix I/S mission is to maximize the value of information technology to Publix associates and customers. Please note, this is a hybrid position requiring 8 days per month on-site in Lakeland, FL

Welcome to Publix Technology, the award-winning technical group for Publix Super Markets, Inc., the largest employee-owned company in the nation. Our technology teams of 2100+ associates provide innovative, modern solutions to nearly 1400 retail stores and 200,000+ internal team members across 8 states. We offer positions at all levels ? summer internships, individual contributor roles, to technical leadership across a broad range of technical disciplines. So, whether you are interested in IT security, platform engineering, architecture, software development, or infrastructure ? we have a career path for you! See for yourself why Publix Super Markets, Inc. is a constant on Fortune Magazine?s Best Companies to Work list.

Join the Publix Technology Team as a Principal QA Automation Engineer where you will be responsible leading efforts to test and support enterprise-level applications. In this role, you will be responsible for quality assurance for a new vendor product.

  • Create comprehensive test plans for new and existing systems with input from the scrum team and product owner.
  • Participate in requirements, design, and product backlog refinement meetings to establish test effort estimates.
  • Analyze project documentation, release notes, and other documentation to identify test scenarios and create test cases.
  • Work with scrum teams to create and validate acceptance criteria for product backlog items.
  • Build and execute test cases, test sets, and test scripts within Microsoft Azure DevOps.
  • Design, build, and execute automated tests using various test automation frameworks such as Playwright, Selenium
  • Coordinate cross team testing efforts.
  • Oversee test execution and results validation on projects.
  • Ensure all quality assurance and testing activities are conducted throughout the life cycle and that the results from these activities are verified and documented.
  • Perform testing and data validation utilizing SQL queries.
  • Bachelor?s degree in computer sciences or other analytical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years? experience performing Quality Assurance software testing.
  • 8+ years? experience designing, developing, and executing test cases.
  • 8+ years? experience with test case development tools
  • 8+ years? experience with creating and executing complex SQL queries to support test activities.
  • 8+ years with Microsoft Azure DevOps or other tools
  • 5+ years? experience conducting software quality assurance for enterprise applications.
  • 5+ years? experience in Scrum/Agile
  • 5+ years? experience with NoSQL databases
  • 5+ years? experience developing, testing, and executing automated test cases using an automated testing framework.
  • 2+ years? experience with Playwright
  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
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