Software-Quality Assurance

Senior Quality Specialist

Requisition ID: 387706
Work Area: Software-Quality Assurance
Expected Travel: 0%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3
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Location: Palo Alto, CA 


Purpose and Objective:  
Ariba, Inc. seeks a Senior Quality Specialist at our Palo Alto, CA location to analyze, define, implement, and execute quality and test related activities according to this quality and test strategy.


Expectations and Tasks: 
Able to define quality and test strategies for products respecting defined process and product standards. Usually works in a product, cross functional or testing team with special focus to quality assurance and test related tasks within the product creation process. Creates a detailed test design including test system landscape definition and product standards, prepares tests (customizing and master data), authors and executes manual and/or automated tests.  Analyzes test results (issues) and takes appropriate follow up actions. Subject matter expert for teams in terms of quality assurance and test related processes, methods and tools. Initiates process or tool improvements. Able to write performance scripts and evaluate performance of the cloud technology platforms. Has proficient product domain knowledge including relevant business processes and scenarios and a proficient understanding of customer needs. Has advanced knowledge about relevant product and process standards, important legal requirements as well as quality assurance and test related tools. Has proficient knowledge and technical competencies of relevant programming languages and related development tools and processes. 

Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies: 
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field of study and 6 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or a related occupation. The Company will also accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field of study and 4 years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation. 


Work Experience: 
Experience must involve 4 years in the following:
•    Define and update performance engineering process;
•    Analyze java profiling, heap and thread dumps for problem identification;
•    Identify root-cause of performance bottlenecks in Java and Springboot applications and SaaS applications;
•    Scaling on Cloud and Kubernetes clusters for enterprise applications;
•    Design Load testing for cloud based application using JMeter and Loadrunner;
•    API Gateway;
•    RHEL 8.x and Java tuning; and
•    Cloud and Cloud based applications tuning (Google Cloud and AWS).


Travel: N/A.


This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program subject to the eligibility criteria outlined in the SAP Internal Employee Referral Policy.


Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262


Compensation Range Transparency: The annual base salary range for this position is $226,325 - $234,960. SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is $226,325 - $275,200. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance.  Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits. 

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Requisition ID:  387706
Posted Date:  Apr 5, 2024
Work Area:  Software-Quality Assurance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0%

Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

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