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Date: Apr 5, 2024

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary
We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Software Quality Lead that can help mature and influence PACCAR’s quality practice to improve overall velocity and project quality.  The Software Quality Lead will be responsible for QA Strategy, Governance and facilitating the testing efforts for very complex multimillion dollar software development projects.  The qualified candidate will work closely with the project manager, project engineering team and developers to design and deliver an effective quality plan. Effective collaboration and excellent communication skills are a must.  We are looking for a results oriented and flexible individual with a "can-do" attitude that can make the necessary QA assessments throughout the product lifecycle. The Quality Lead will be responsible for owning and testing feature areas of our applications and tools. This individual will be a fast learner, a strong QA contributor, results driven, with high integrity and outstanding communication skills.
 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work Closely with the development team to assess project needs and ensure coverage across functional, integration, performance, security and automated testing, in line with existing processes
  • Support, and assist software development engineers as needed in the development and maintenance of software applications
  • Design, develop and implement automated test scripts, ensuring adherence to defined coding standards, and automation designs
  • Responsible for defining, implementing, and tracking return on investment analysis for test efforts across different types of testing (Automation, performance etc.)
  • Manages the test automation activities throughout the software development and test phases across multiple project and product deliverables
  • Analyze business requirements then design and code test framework ensuring that quality standards and practices are being followed
  • Collaborate with development, architecture, infrastructure, and environment technical teams to ensure environment builds support flexible and scalable automation test capabilities.
  • Build and manages the deployment pipelines automation and release activities in Azure DevOps
  • Use of Azure DevOps and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools on a daily basis
  • Model the cultural values of Teamwork, Openness, Continuous Improvement, Commitment, and Learning

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of IT Quality/Tester related experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field 
  • Thorough understanding of software quality assurance and quality control techniques and software development lifecycles (SDLC), Test Automation Frameworks & Various Test Methodologies.
  • Knowledgeable in HP Quality & Performance Center use and administration
  • Knowledgeable and hands on in automation tools and frameworks: HP UFT, Selenium, Visual StudioCodedUI, SoapUI, NUnit/MSUnit
  • Knowledgeable and hands on in performance testing tools: HP Performance Center, Visual StudioWeb/Load Tests, performance counters
  • Knowledgeable in VBScript, C#, or Java
  • Understanding of testing web services: SOAP, REST
  • Able to effectively communicate complex concepts and influence decisions
  • A working knowledge of programing languages, database design, and Program Management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Demonstrated creative and analytical problem solving and decision making skills
  • Maintain a high level of quality while working under pressure and deadlines.

 

Competencies

  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Influence Others
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Manage Execution
  • Manage Talent
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen

 

PACCAR Benefits:

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is eligible for an annual gift.  
  • This position may offer relocation assistance benefits

Salary Range:
At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for this position is $96,700 - $136,3290 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.
 

Additional Information:

  • PACCAR Parts is an eVerify Employer.
  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.

Division Information
PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world. This includes 18 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers. Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers.

 

Company Information
PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!
 
 


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