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Sr IT Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID:  904

Bothell, WA, US, 98011

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 Sr IT Quality Assurance Engineer position!

Job DescriptionSr IT QA/Test Engineer

Are you passionate about quality and testing?  Do you want to be in a role where you can influence quality throughout the lifecycle, as well as, providing a key qualitative assessment of project delivery readiness? 

The IT Shared Services Test Engineering team is looking for a talented and technical 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 technical and testing expertise are critical towards ensuring quality solution delivery across the Enterprise.  In this role, you can make a difference each and every day!

Job Responsibilities
  • As a test lead, develops and executes complex test strategies and plans across multiple departments, technologies, platforms, ensuring successful project delivery.
  • Communicates regularly with business and IT development teams to define test plans, schedules, processes and cases.
  • Translates complex system requirements and specifications into test requirements.
  • Develops and executes test cases and collaborates in automating of test scripts.
  • Participates in the development and adoption of enterprise quality standards, processes, tools and methodologies.
  • Identifies test environment requirements, including data sources (extraction, creation, manipulation), files and tables.
  • Influence quality throughout the entire application life cycle, applying test discipline and engineering best practices (agile, CI/CD, automation, cloud, mobile)  to improve quality and drive towards building quality into the development process.
  • Provides budget and timeline information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years in QA/Test Engineering, including several years of systems and integration testing experience across department-wide or enterprise-wide applications. 
  • Proven experience with white box testing, and a strong understanding of and experience with SQA methodologies, techniques and approaches.
  • Must have demonstrated advanced 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. Excellent technical writing and system documentation skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical.


Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Experience with mobile testing, mobile test platforms and automation.
  • Experience with performance and automated testing techniques with preference to experience with Selenium, Tricentis Tosca, Microfocus Performance Center/Load Runner or Neotys/NeoLoad.
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, applying principles and concepts to improve efficiency, productivity and quality
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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