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Job Title:  Sr Software QA Engineer
Location:  Oakbrook Terrace, IL, US
Req ID: 2102

Sr QA Engineer

We’re looking for a Senior QA Engineer with strong technical skills to join the Redbox Platform Services team.  This role is a demanding, highly dynamic, technically challenging position. You must be a top-notch quality assurance analyst, detail-oriented, flexible, and eager to learn.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to be a self-starter, learn on the go and come up to speed on Redbox systems quickly with minimal supervision.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Create and execute functional test cases for web services. Understand new features and accurately create test scenarios and expected results. Document overall testing status for releases, and communicate results and recommendations to team.
  • Maintain and update automated SoapUI regression tests suites for web services.
  • Write SQL queries in SQL Server databases to validate data entered by service methods and to setup data for testing scenarios.
  • Coordinate and perform integration testing with teams consuming web services.  Create integration test scenarios and debug and track issues that arise during integration test sessions.  Document overall integration testing status and communicate results and recommendations to team.
  • Works with other IT and technology teams to refine technical specifications for test analysis and quality assurance;
  • Effectively communicate with developers and other QA analysts; Mentor junior QA analysts on QA best practices and procedures.
  • Actively participate in team processes and use of methodologies, including customized flavors of Agile.
  • Log defects in defect tracking system and follow entered defects through lifecycle of creation to resolution
  • Follow all established Redbox QA policies and procedures.

Required Skills

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related area;
  • 8+ years experience in software quality assurance, with recent experience in quick paced Agile/Scrum environment
  • 2-3 years of recent experience in testing SOAP based and REST based web services
  • 2-3 years of recent experience with test automation.  Understand the general concepts of test automation, when and how it’s appropriate to use test automation and how automation fits in with an overall quality assurance processes
  • Experience using SoapUI tool for performing web service calls, creating SoapUI projects, adding assertions to validate responses; querying databases using this tool.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, where QA and testing fits in with that life cycle; knowledge of different types of testing functional, regression, integration, smoke etc.
  • Strong SQL skills with MS SQL Server;  Must be able to perform basic to complex select statements with joins of multiple database tables and perform update and insert to databases to create test data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; Needs to be proactive and assertive in getting the information needed to perform QA duties if requirements are not completed defined.
  • Ability and aptitude to learn quickly and work within a team environment
  • Ability to keep up with a quickly changing environment of tasks and priorities


Preferred Skills


  • Experience using SoapUI to create a fully automated data driven suite of test cases using Groovy scripts and assertions.


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Grow your career at Outerwall with an exciting brand like Coinstar, Redbox or ecoATM.  At Outerwall, we believe that diversity and inclusion create organizational strength. If you need an accommodation to complete our application process, please contact us at  EEO/AA M/F/D/V


Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || Oakbrook Terrace ||  || None