NCR Software Quality Engineer II in Atlanta, Georgia

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with approximately 29,000 employees and does business in 180 countries.

About NCR Payments

NCR Payments is a completely secure payment solution delivering uncompromising data protection and future innovation readiness. It is the ideal answer to the rising risk of electronic transaction-related fraud and payment data security breaches. Implemented as a SaaS(Software-as-a-Service)solution, Connected Payments offers a secure payment route and ensures complete data and transmission protection, from PIN pad to payment processor while Epsilon is an onsite client-server based Payment solution specializing in the PCR industry. Our Payments solutions allows retailers to easily comply with evolving payment regulations and standards, such as PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa), and offers them the freedom to work with any payment processor and peripheral vendor. Connected Payments ultimately provides retailers with the innovation-ready architecture, reliability and centralized management they need to prepare for a future of new payment options that improve shopper experience. Check us out!http://www.ncr.com/retail/department-specialty-retail/payment/connected-payments

The Opportunity Do you love building software that thrills your customers? Do you obsess over the quality of your software and love to code? Do you insist on the highest standards for the software your team develops? Are you an advocate of continuous delivery and continuously measureable quality? Can you dive really deep and still maintain the big picture of how the solution will interface with end users and other software systems?

Well if this is you, then come join a strong and energetic team of engineers who are building our next generation test automation services platform and applications for NCR’s Connected Payments line of business. As a//Quality Engineer,//you will be part of an Agile team and involved in all aspects of our projects’ lifecycle from inception through release working closely with the team’s product owner, architect and engineers. Your mandate on the team will be (a) to maximize the quality, measurability and supportability of the production features being developed, (b) to maximize the testability of the software by finding and closing gaps in test coverage (c) to minimize the team’s overall internal defect leakage by shifting the balance of how we manage quality from end-of-cycle defect detection & containment (bug-finding & fix cycles) to up-front defect prevention (automation backed coverage of all our application features).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Be part of an Agile team, participate in all Agile ceremonies & activities and be accountable for the sprint deliverable.

  • Participate in Release/Iteration planning, smoke, feature and regression test planning

  • Setting up test environments as required including EFT terminals & POS applications

  • Preparing Test Plans for Service Level Tests, Integration Tests and UI tests as needed

  • Execute manual & automation smoke, feature & regression tests

  • Contribute to periodic status reports on testing activities (daily, weekly, monthly)

  • Be an advocate of quality-up-front and support the team in achieving our//Definition of Done.//

  • Review designs with developers and architects in consideration of testability and supportability.

  • Write feature use cases in BDD to drive the creation of automated and/or manual test cases

  • Review product owner acceptance criteria and look for NFR gaps.

  • Write component and integration tests to achieve 100% story acceptance test coverage.

  • Maximize automation: question & challenge manual processes and look for automation alternatives.

  • Collaborate with the NCR Shared Services team to maximize our efficient use of the CI and SDLC tools: MS TFS, MTM, JIRA, Confluence, Sonar, Jenkins …

  • Support automating traceability of Stories, Acceptance Criteria and Test cases through the integration of frameworks such as Gherkin/Cucumber, SpecFlow

  • Automate the collection, aggregation and reporting of dev quality including trends. Metrics to be aggregated from various systems including JIRA, Jenkins/Hudson, Sonar & Nexus.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in software testing

  • Experience with BDD, the Gherkin language & supporting tools (SpecFlow, JBehave, Cucumber…) a plus

  • Comfortable working in Windows and Linux OS and networking including network configuration, scripting, permissions management…

  • Experience with testing cross platform applications (Linux, Android, iOS, Windows) a plus.

  • Experience with test management tools such as Zephyr a plus.

  • Good communication & excelling working in a collaborative team environment

  • Working experience using test harnesses for web APIs.

  • Experience with agile methodologies.

  • Computer science fundamentals: OOP, design patters, data structures & algorithms.

  • Experience with network management, POS terminal, POS peripheral & EFT terminal setup

  • Experience with designing systems in consideration of NFRs: performance, responsiveness, concurrency, availability, supportability…

  • Comfortable with Atlassian SDLC stack: JIRA, Confluence, Fisheye, Crucible, as well as SCM & CI tools for Microsoft technologies

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Payment industry knowledge preferred.

  • Retail POS industry knowledge preferred.

  • Understanding of retail grocery and/or Hospitality business processes and analysis.

EEO Statement

Integrated into our shared values is NCR’s commitment to diversity. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. NCR does not discriminate in employment based on sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

Statement to Third Party Agencies

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Job Software Engineering

Title: Software Quality Engineer II

Location: Georgia-Atlanta

Requisition ID: 0066356_P0224804