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QA Engineer Intern, Zoro


CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013


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 3 million products, fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time, recently surpassing 400 team members and reaching annual revenue of over $500 million. Add to that our award-winning culture—we were named a Great Place to Work for 2019-20, among other accolades—and we think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow.


Primary Function:
Zoro is offering one paid internship in our software Quality Assurance (QA) team for the summer of 2020.


This is an opportunity that will enable you to work as an intern to gain valuable industry experience to prepare you for a QA engineer/software engineer position after you complete your studies.  The start/end dates can be flexible based upon your school schedule.


The individual chosen will learn about supporting IT development through the process of software testing.  The Zoro Quality Assurance team is charged with releasing quality software, quickly.  As a QA Engineer Intern you will have an opportunity to work side-by-side with  software and quality assurance engineers where you will learn application development, software testing and test automation skills.


Our team is small, friendly and personable.  A Zoro QA Engineer Intern becomes a part of the Zoro family and is fully embraced by the team on day 1.  The intern should expect to not only contribute to work that actually matters but that is critical to the strategic direction of the company and growth of the brand.  Our company celebrates fresh ideas and welcomes contributions and questions.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Specifying, designing, implementing and testing automation framework
  • Executing automated tests on multiple environments using multiple browsers.
  • Expanding automation framework to provide additional test capabilities.
  • Designing, coding and documenting automated test cases within a defined framework to ensure the quality of our product.
  • Translating existing manual regression test cases into automated tests.
  • Analyzing existing systems to find areas for improvement.
  • Conducting diagnostic analysis and troubleshooting to resolve complex software issues.
  • Evolving automated test framework to achieve higher test throughout, with increased accessibility and test execution flexibility.


Preferably, our QA Engineer Intern will be in his or her sophomore or junior year of a computer science or information technology program at an accredited college or university. 


We realize that many students do not have deep exposure to the information technology industry, but our ideal intern will show interest and aptitude – not necessarily mastery of specific concepts.


Exposure to the following technologies and concepts are desirable.


  • Software Development
  • Software Testing
  • Software Testing Automation tools
  • Programming in Object Oriented language such as C#, JavaScript, Java, Python


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.

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