QA Tester II

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description


From the farm to the factory to our closets, we all have an opportunity to create positive change through clothing as we work to fundamentally change the way clothing is made.

Do you want to join a team committed to creating positive change in the world through the C4PC movement?

Consider prAna, where you can transcend the current trends and demand more from your wardrobe and your employer; where you can help an enthusiastic and loyal audience celebrate the outdoors and their own unique style; and where you can help lessen our impact on the planet and its people every day.

The Quality Assurance Tester is an integral member of the prAna Information Systems team reporting to the Information Systems Application Manager and will be responsible for ensuring a high level of quality to solution delivery for our Direct-to-Consumer business.

This role will be required to work with the prAna Information Systems team to develop quality assurance strategies and standards and to ensure adherence during development and testing phases. In addition, the Quality Assurance Tester will assist in developing and executing end to end testing across multiple commerce-based systems including enterprise retail platform, email service provider platform, digital analytics suites, payment providers, point-of-sale and more.

The role will also be required to collaborate with our Columbia Sportswear Global Information Systems partners and Digital Centers of Excellence partners. This role works collaboratively across a matrixed organization and is required to have a thorough understanding of the prAna Direct-to-Consumer business in order to be effective.

Author test plans and test cases and validate with business stakeholders

Execute test cases in partnership with business stakeholders

Review and identify test strategies

Work with our Direct-to-Consumer systems partners to track and test changes resulting from incidents and change requests

Ensures complete resolution and closure of tickets, both internal and external, once deployed to production

Track and communicate status in regularly scheduled meetings and through project management tool

Collaborate with developers and product owners to ensure code is tested at the appropriate level

Completes straightforward projects and provides input for enhancements to improve test coverage and processes.

Conducts regression testing after code releases are complete to ensure no new bugs are introduced to production

Proactively works to identify the root cause of problems and identifies efficient ways to reproduce issues. Contributes to bug triage and prioritization processes.

Assesses the testability of components and features built by development teams. Works with project team to establish quality standards or metrics and identify risks.

Navigate communication with cross functional with great diplomacy

Great aptitude picking up new skills as needed

Great team player and adaptable to every environment

Great at problem solving and detail oriented

Self-motivated and initiative

Bachelors degree, applicable certification, or equivalent experience.

2-4 years of professional experience, and general proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures required to accomplish the job.

Previous experience with Industry Domain knowledge preferably Retail/eCommerce

Previous experience with eCommerce platforms, preferably Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Authoring and execution of test cases and suites as part of regular production release cadence

Solid experience with building regression and smoke testing suites

Strong written and communication skills with attention to detail

General familiarity with web technologies, browsers, operating systems, and mobile devices

Ability to review functional/technical specifications with a focus on testability and quality improvements

Ability to align quality goals with business goals

Proven success working collaboratively within cross-functional and distributed teams based on strong team spirit, solid work ethic and good communication

Experience with Full Circle or other ERP platforms a plus

Experience with Payment providers a plus

Travel/Schedule Requirements:
Must be able to work occasionally on nights and weekends if needed

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We create versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories that you can wear during every activity, every adventure, every day. How do we know? Because we base our designs on our own experiences. You see were more than makers, were doersyogis, climbers, and world travelersand we use our knowledge to make adventurous, free-spirited clothes that look good and play hard.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.