Lead Engineer, QA Automation - 11215 Metro Pkwy

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
25 Oct 2022
30 Dec 2022
With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.


This position will develop an automation test strategy and roadmap and drive implementation of test automation best practices for our Digital ecosystem. This role works an agile environment and enhances testing practices to move towards continuous deployment where every code change is thoroughly tested and considered ready to be deployed.

  • Designs and implements reusable automation frameworks to drive test automation goals and support continuous integration and regression testing.
  • Develops, maintains and support test plans/cases for eCommerce/Digital solutions.
  • Verifies and validates end-to-end website functionalities using automation.
  • Conducts root-cause analysis and communicates findings to the engineering team by reviewing configuration files, logs, and code.
  • Creates and maintains automation test scripts for cross-browser/mobile testing.
  • Integrates Automation scripts into CI builds to perform continuous testing.
  • Analyzes current software automation trends and conducts feasibility analysis by evaluating emerging technology stacks.
  • Develops technical understanding and assesses technological applicability of new tools required to shape the Next-Gen Quality Engineering needs.
  • Values individuality and the diverse talents of their team. Leads the team by communicating expectations, providing guidance, delivering feedback, and empowering the team to be their best.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field
  • An equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered)
  • 5-7 years of experience in Quality Assurance with 2+ years in Automation (eCommerce/Retail domain experience preferred) and
  • 2+ years of programming experience writing test using Java, Python, or Java Script
  • Hands on working experience on Automation tools, processes and techniques used preferably Selenium/Appium
  • Ability to leverage ready-made automation frameworks or building elaborate automation frameworks from scratch
  • Experience using TDD to test web bases systems.
  • Experience in API testing tools that require strong coding skills to create tests (REST Assured, REST Sharp)
  • Hands on experience on creating/maintaining automation frameworks using Selenium, Cucumber, TestNG, Java
  • Experience working with hybrid resource environments that can include changing mixes of in-house, contractor- and/or partner-provided resources
  • Solid understanding of Continuous Integration Tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo, etc)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication ability

Chico's FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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