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IT QA Test Engineer/Tools Admin

Job ID:  246

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's IT Project Management Office team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open IT QA Test Engineer/Tools Admin position!

Job Description

Are you passionate about quality, testing and the tools that support them?  Do you want to be in a role where you can influence quality throughout across the organization, helping teams to provide a key qualitative assessment of project delivery readiness?   


The IT Test and Performance Engineering team is looking for a talented test management tools focused Test Engineer to join our team.  This role is key towards providing superior quality and test services across a diverse and vibrant Enterprise landscape (infrastructure, products, and technologies). Your testing and Micro Focus ALM/Performance Center admin expertise are critical towards ensuring quality solution delivery across the Enterprise.  In this role, you can make a difference each and every day, whether through managing and supporting test management tools or through project driven test activities.

Job Responsibilities
  • Establishes and maintains usage guidelines, standards and best practices, to ensure tool use is efficient, effective and adheres to organizational compliance and security practices.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots issues, collaborating with testers and Micro Focus support as needed to resolve.
  • Manages, configures and improves Micro Focus ALM and Performance Center implementations which support testing across the enterprise.
  • Manages and supports entire Micro Focus ecosystem including environments, server and client side components and database.
  • Supports maintenance and upgrades, planning through testing and implementation for the entire tool ecosystem.
  • Develops and executes complex test strategies and plans across multiple departments, technologies, platforms.
  • Fulfill test lead role for programs and projects, ensuring successful project delivery.
  • Translates complex system requirements and specifications into test requirements to ensure adequate test coverage.
  • Develops and executes test cases and collaborates in the development of automated testing scripts for PSE’s products.
Additional Responsibilities

Develops and maintains test automation and/or performance scripts.

  • Participates in the development and adoption of enterprise quality standards, processes, tools and methodologies to ensure cost-efficient, timely and effective services that support the IT strategy.
  • Responsible for testing across all supported platforms (example: SAP, Web, Microservices, etc.).
  • Identifies test environment requirements, including data sources (extraction, creation, manipulation), files and tables.
  • Participates in design and specification reviews, and uses this information to design test plans and test automation.
  • Influence quality throughout the entire application life cycle, applying test discipline and engineering best practices (agile, CI/CD, automation, cloud, mobile)  to not only improve quality, but to drive towards building quality into the development process, through collaboration with development teams.
  • Provides budget and timeline information about quality assurance/quality control tasks and participation for complex projects.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years in Quality Assurance or Quality Engineering, including several years of systems and integration testing experience across department-wide or enterprise-wide applications. 
  • Micro Focus ALM & Performance Center: 3+ years Admin experience for HP ALM and Performance Center. 
  • Micro Focus ALM & Performance Center:  Experience managing full ecosystem: client & server side, database, migration, upgrades, and operational support for major business unit or enterprise.
  • Experienced in test automation design, development and execution concepts across different testing cycles.
  • Proven experience with white box testing, and a strong understanding of and experience with SQA methodologies, techniques and approaches.
  • Must have demonstrated advanced specialist knowledge and expertise in more than one technical area.
  • Comprehensive understanding of QA methodologies and how to adapt them to the specific needs of PSE’s organization and products.
  • Ability to manage large projects: organized, independent, and results-oriented.
  • Ability to facilitate and drive interactive Quality focused activities – test strategy, test design, triage, test sessions  
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms. Excellent technical writing and system documentation skills.
  • Able to work with end user groups to define testing solutions.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, applying principles and concepts to improve efficiency, productivity and quality.
  • Infrastructure test lab management.
  • Experience with Active Directory.
  • Experience with SAP.
Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue