Senior IT QA Engineer - Retail Applications @ Skechers - Manhattan Beach, CA

Senior IT QA Engineer - Retail Applications

Company Description

Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at

Job Description

Skechers is looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in the IT Department. As a Senior QA Engineer, you will utilize superior knowledge and experience to test our Retail Applications like Point-of-Sale (POS), Product Management System (PMS), Order Management System (OMS), Production Planning & Control (PPC), etc. and their integration to various systems including eCommerce and Financial. As a key contributor to the team, you will ensure high quality in testing efforts that require coordination with teams across several geographies. You will also be involved in cross-team planning activities such as providing status updates and coordinating activities. The successful candidate will be an effective multi-tasker, capable of working on several different initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review requirements and ensure complete test coverage
  • Develop and execute test plans against functional and technical requirements
  • Create, maintain, and upgrade test scripts as well as analyze test cases and provides regular progress reports
  • Perform all testing activities including functional, integration, regression and end-to-end system testing of Retail Applications
  • Identify, isolate, regress and communicate bugs effectively and efficiently
  • Log defects in a detailed, understandable and reproducible way
  • Track all assigned defects through closure
  • Generate and publish defect reports from Test/Defect Management Tool
  • Work with the team in Agile-Waterfall hybrid environment
  • Work closely with Product and Project Management teams to develop and maintain release plans, provide testing estimates and report testing status
  • Proactively identify issues within scope and schedule and determine appropriate solutions then work with management to implement the solution
  • Keeping current with Quality testing, techniques, tools, processes and trends

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • No

Job Requirements

  • Self-Starter with Hands-on experience in setting up and running test automation using tools like UFT, Selenium, JMeter, LoadRunner etc.
  • Prior experience in testing Product Management System (PMS), Order Management System (OMS) and Production Planning & Control (PPC) System
  • Experience in integration testing with 3rd party and in-house applications (Warehouse Management System, Email Receipt, Tax, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Experience in API and Micro-services testing
  • Experience in deriving the test strategy for Service / Layer level testing for ex: Web services. Functional Testing digital application and mobile applications
  • Learning new upcoming technologies required for testing
  • Adhering to quality standards. Managing timelines
  • Experience in deriving the test estimates, planning, scheduling and reporting
  • Experience in driving Test Automation solution like UFT, Selenium, etc.
  • Experience in deriving the test strategy for Service / Integration Layer level testing for ex: Web services
  • Experience liaising with groups of people across several geographies
  • Excellent communication and time management skills, quick learner
  • Creative problem solver who can often work independently with little supervision and as part of a team
  • Validate data flow throughout application workflow (end to end)
  • Must have excellent communication skills, is comfortable reaching out across teams as needed for clarification
  • Full knowledge in, and ability to work with, the following technical skills:
    • Jira, Zephyr, Confluence
    • ServiceNow
    • Informix 4GL
    • Cron Jobs
    • Linux
    • Shell Scripting (KSH)
    • JavaScript, XML, JSON
    • SQL Queries

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience testing complex enterprise level applications in a geographically distributed team.
  • Testing large enterprise level Global Point-of-Sale (POS), Product Management System (PMS), Order Management System (OMS) and Production Planning & Control (PPC) System
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Experience in Performance Testing of applications (a plus)
  • Experience in Manhattan OMS (a plus)
  • Experience in Aptos POS (a plus)
  • Knowledge of OpenText and EDI (a plus)
  • Experience in databases like MS SQL, MariaDB, MySQL (a plus)


Above job description and role & responsibilities indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualification required of employees assigned to his job.

** Sorry, we are unable to consider any candidate with visa transfer/sponsorship needs (now or in the future) as well as third-party vendors. **”

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.