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Overview

This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

Office Depot is a brand you've counted on since 1986 for your office supplies and business services, supported by a strong retail network and world-class technology platforms.  As the business landscape continues to evolve, we are changing the way we look at our technology platforms to drive significant change in the way we do business. We're reinventing ourselves and making significant investments in our multi-billion-dollar digital platforms to drive growth in our range of B2B products & services. Apply today to be a part of this revolutionary change!

The Lead Quality Assurance (QA) role helps drive and lead QA strategy across a program, builds test plans and cases, and runs the test plans down to tactical execution levels. This role provides guidance and oversight to ensure QA teams can successfully develop, test, and maintain functional test suites for one of the eCommerce, Web based, and Client Server applications. This role is a thought leader for the testing team, especially in areas such as functional quality assurance and continuous delivery integration to deliver a quality software product in a cost-effective manner. This role possesses solid Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) knowledge.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Create, manage, execute test cases. Update status in qTest (test management tool) and provide status to stakeholders.

2. Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met. Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources internally and externally. 

3. Lead and mentor QA team members, as well as manage outside contract testers.

4. Improve QA processes and create additional utilities to optimize the test suite. 

5. Work independently with multiple Scrum teams.

 

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Area of Study: Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent

Years of Experience: Minimum 5 year experience in related field

Type of Experience: Must have strong expertise in QA, Agile Methodology, CICD, eCommerce

Technical Competencies: SQL, AS400 knowledge, QA tools like qTest, JIRA

Skills and Ability:

• 5+ years of IT experience

• 5+ years of experience in testing eCommerce applications

• Strong leadership and mentoring qualities

• Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met

• Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources internally and externally

• Lead and mentor QA team members, as well as manage outside contract testers

• Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans, and procedures (manual and automated)

• Good knowledge of SDLC processes

• Good knowledge of Agile methodology

• Able to create, review, and execute test cases based on the requirements

• Very good communication skills and able to lead others

• Experience with API testing using postman or eclipse

• Understanding of Oracle service contracts

• Basic knowledge of HTML for inspect element

• AS400 knowledge

• Ability to write SQL

• Able to work independently with different scrum teams

• Experience using QA tools like qTest, JIRA, etc.

• Experience working with onsite offshore teams

Personal Attributes:

• Should have strong self-motivation to learn and develop skills to keep up with the industry trends in QA

• Polished communication skills, collaboration skills, presentation skills and technical leadership skills

Other/Preferred:

• Experience with automation and performance testing

• Adobe CMS tool

• M-site and Mobile apps testing knowledge. 

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

 

How To Apply

Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

    Office Depot is a brand you've counted on since 1986 for your office supplies and business services, supported by a strong retail network and world-class technology platforms.  As the business landscape continues to evolve, we are changing the way we look at our technology platforms to drive significant change in the way we do business. We're reinventing ourselves and making significant investments in our multi-billion-dollar digital platforms to drive growth in our range of B2B products & services. Apply today to be a part of this revolutionary change!

    The Lead Quality Assurance (QA) role helps drive and lead QA strategy across a program, builds test plans and cases, and runs the test plans down to tactical execution levels. This role provides guidance and oversight to ensure QA teams can successfully develop, test, and maintain functional test suites for one of the eCommerce, Web based, and Client Server applications. This role is a thought leader for the testing team, especially in areas such as functional quality assurance and continuous delivery integration to deliver a quality software product in a cost-effective manner. This role possesses solid Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) knowledge.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    1. Create, manage, execute test cases. Update status in qTest (test management tool) and provide status to stakeholders.

    2. Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met. Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources internally and externally. 

    3. Lead and mentor QA team members, as well as manage outside contract testers.

    4. Improve QA processes and create additional utilities to optimize the test suite. 

    5. Work independently with multiple Scrum teams.

     

    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

    Area of Study: Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent

    Years of Experience: Minimum 5 year experience in related field

    Type of Experience: Must have strong expertise in QA, Agile Methodology, CICD, eCommerce

    Technical Competencies: SQL, AS400 knowledge, QA tools like qTest, JIRA

    Skills and Ability:

    • 5+ years of IT experience

    • 5+ years of experience in testing eCommerce applications

    • Strong leadership and mentoring qualities

    • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met

    • Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA resources internally and externally

    • Lead and mentor QA team members, as well as manage outside contract testers

    • Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans, and procedures (manual and automated)

    • Good knowledge of SDLC processes

    • Good knowledge of Agile methodology

    • Able to create, review, and execute test cases based on the requirements

    • Very good communication skills and able to lead others

    • Experience with API testing using postman or eclipse

    • Understanding of Oracle service contracts

    • Basic knowledge of HTML for inspect element

    • AS400 knowledge

    • Ability to write SQL

    • Able to work independently with different scrum teams

    • Experience using QA tools like qTest, JIRA, etc.

    • Experience working with onsite offshore teams

    Personal Attributes:

    • Should have strong self-motivation to learn and develop skills to keep up with the industry trends in QA

    • Polished communication skills, collaboration skills, presentation skills and technical leadership skills

    Other/Preferred:

    • Experience with automation and performance testing

    • Adobe CMS tool

    • M-site and Mobile apps testing knowledge. 

     

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

    Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

     

    How To Apply

    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

     

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  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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