Starbucks Coffee Company senior QA, Retail Payment Technology, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Work experience in software application development and testing (5 years)

  • Coursework in Computer Science, Information Systems, Informatics, or a related field; and/or equivalent work experience(5 years)

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to influence others without authority to get things done in a timely fashion

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a highly dynamic environment

  • Ability to develop applicable test plans, scenarios, cases, and scripts

  • Team player who exhibits effective interpersonal skills with a collaborative style

  • Demonstrated ability to improve individual job skills through training, self-research and self-study

  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and software development lifecycle concepts

  • Knowledge of testing best practices and approaches for custom developed and consumer off-the-shelf packaged applications

  • Knowledge of test management processes, both functional and non-functional test planning and execution, version control and defect tracking methods using associated tools

  • Experience with software quality assurance testing related to release management

  • Understanding of Cloud computing services including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

  • Understanding of application and system architecture concepts including service-oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Demonstrated technical skills including an understanding of automated test script execution and related tools

  • Ability to work with one or more programming languages used for test script development

  • Basic understanding of Infrastructure technologies including networks, servers, and databases

  • Basic understanding of project management functions and related tools

Core Competencies

Puts the Customer First : Has a relentless focus on the customer. Understands what the customer wants and how to best deliver the experience.

Works Well with Others : Listens and communicates well with others within and outside of Starbucks. Creates a team environment that is positive and productive.

Leads Courageously : Takes personal responsibility to do the right thing, and persists in times of challenge or uncertainty. Adapts quickly to change and makes timely, thoughtful decisions.

Develops Continuously : Continuously seek opportunities to improve self and others. Leads with trust, honesty and commitment to hire, coach and develop partners to achieve their potential.

Achieves Results : Understands what drives overall business success and is accountable to prioritize and deliver quality results. Demonstrates knowledge of core products and processes to get results. Anticipates obstacles and takes action to prevent or minimize their impact.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.