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Software Engineer - Test, Zoro


BUFFALO GROVE, IL, US, 60089-4525 CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013

Date:  Jun 11, 2021

Company Summary: is an eCommerce company that sells business supplies, equipment, and tools—but we’re much more than just a website. We’re a team of people who win and lose together (we prefer winning!). Since 2011, Zoro has been working hard to make it easy for our customers to purchase everything they need to make their businesses go. Zoro currently offers over 6 million products, fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve snowballed in a short time, approaching 500 team members and reaching annual revenue, closing in on $1 Billion. Add to that our award-winning culture—we have been named a Great Place to Work for many years running, among other accolades—and we think Zoro is a pretty fantastic place to work and grow.


Job Description:

Zoro is looking for a meticulous Software Engineer in Test to contribute to and review the creation of designs for production software. The Software Engineer in Test's responsibilities includes both software development and testing tasks focusing on the testability, robustness, and performance of production software. As such, a Software Engineer in Test is a test professional with advanced programming skills who can create automation testing tools and frameworks to assist the manual testing process.

To be successful as a Software Engineer in Test, you should have excellent time management and organizational skills as well as strong communication skills. You should have a passion for designing, development, and testing and the ability to upgrade your technical skills within the constantly changing technology sector.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the flow of code and data and how it interacts with different components
  • Understanding project documents, customer demands, and product objectives to create and execute test cases
  • Setting up, maintaining, and performing test automation frameworks on multiple application platforms, and building test scenarios and acceptance tests
  • Investigating customer problems referred to you by the technical support team, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports
  • Handling technical communications and understanding the customers' systems
  • Working with deployments teams, resolving level issues for systems, coordinating on product design, and offering inputs on the testability of functional elements and product designs
  • Noting all testing actions you have performed in daily and weekly reports
  • Analyzing and disintegrating software systems and coordinating with other teams to enhance the overall design
  • Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices and processes
  • Managing the final quality on production release



  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • 2+ years Python experience
  • 2+ years SQL experience
  • Software and ETL (extract, transform, load) testing experience
  • Data quality manual and automated testing experience
  • Programming skills
  • API testing experience, both manual and automated testing
  • Knowledge of test methodologies and their corresponding tools
  • The ability to recognize risks and errors in an application
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to keep current with the constantly changing technology industry
  • A passion for testing, development, and design
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process


Technical Skills:

  • Python
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • Postman
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Git/BitBucket
  • Jira Confluence


Final note:  
We share a commitment to our Zoro values – Win & Lose Together (We prefer winning!), Take Ownership, We Are Transparent, and Aspire to be Customer-Obsessed. Everything we do at Zoro is centered around delighting our customers. It's a natural extension of our company culture and how we care for each other. We believe when we act in ways that are consistent with these values, we can solve any technical challenge that lies ahead of us. As a Zoro employee, you can expect to work with smart, energetic people, learn something every day, and be valued for your perspective. 

Zoro is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.