Test Engineer - Dealer Inspire, a Cars Inc. Company
Cars.com
 Chicago, IL

About Us:

Dealer Inspire (DI) is a leading disruptor in the automotive industry through our innovative culture, legendary service, and kick-ass website, technology, and marketing solutions. Our mission is to future-proof local dealerships by building the essential, mobile-first platform that makes automotive retail faster, easier, and smarter for both shoppers and dealers. Headquartered in Naperville, IL, our team of nearly 600 work friends are spread across the United States and Canada, pushing the boundaries and getting **** done every day, together.

DI offers an inclusive environment that celebrates collaboration and thinking differently to solve the challenges our clients face. Our shared success continues to lead to rapid growth and positive change, which opens up opportunities to advance your career to the next level by working with passionate, creative people across skill sets. If you want to be challenged, learn every day, and work as a team with some of the best in the industry, we want to meet you. Apply today!

Want to learn more about who we are? Check us out here!


About the Role:

The essential responsibilities of the Test Engineer are to conduct thorough product testing to provide the highest quality software products to both external and internal customers.  Works to understand the business requirements and objectives relative to the desired functionality of products and applications. Evaluates and tests new or modified software to determine that software meets user requirements and established quality standards.

* We will consider a remote working arrangement for non-local candidates with the right qualifications and experience


 Specific Responsibilities will include:


  • Writes and executes detailed test cases; performs complex manual, integration, and regression tests




  • Documents software issues and enhancement requests and assists development with concise and detailed steps for duplication of any problems found




  • Verifies and maintains accurate status for JIRA issues entered and/or assigned




  • Assists fellow team members and customers with problem reporting and resolution and maintaining appropriate follow-up communications throughout the resolution process




  • Contributes towards task estimation and scheduling 




  • Experience Required:




  • 2+ years of experience in software quality assurance required




  • Experience with QA-related aspects of the software development lifecycle from development to deployment required




  • Experience working in an Agile/SCRUM software development team and familiarity with Agile development practices strongly preferred




  • Experience using a repository for managing test cases strongly preferred




  • Experience writing test scenarios/cases using the BDD/Gherkin format preferred



Required Skills:  


  • Ability to create and execute test scenarios/cases, including verification of input requirements/acceptance criteria




  • Ability to comprehend complexity, to fully understand a product with all of its business and technological implications in order to become a subject matter expert, and to approach the improvement of its quality from that perspective




  • Passion for software and technology in general




  • Smart and gets things done




  • Desire and ability to learn new skills and improve upon current skills




  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills, with both technical and non-technical team members




  • Possess a high level of attention to detail, be organized, and be able to meet testing deadlines



Perks:


  • Health Insurance with BCBS, Delta Dental (Orthodontics coverage available), Eye Med Vision




  • 401k plan with company match




  • Tuition Reimbursement




  • 13 days paid time off, parental leave, and selected paid holidays




  • Life and Disability Insurance




  • Subsidized gym membership




  • Subsidized internet access for your home




  • Peer-to-Peer Bonus program




  • Work from home Fridays




  • Weekly in-office yoga classes




  • Fully stocked kitchen and refrigerator




*Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible.