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Republic Services Quality Assurance Engineer in Scottsdale, Arizona

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 41 states and Puerto Rico are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

Why Work with Us

At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

POSITION SUMMARY: The QA Test Engineer is responsible for leading the end to end quality of projects within the Company’s Web and Mobile Application Portfolios. The QA Test Engineer creates, tests, and plans for both manual and automated testing of complex web and mobile applications. The QA Test Engineer delivers creative and innovative solutions to support the development team through planning and prioritization of test design, test development, and test automation activities. This work will be accomplished within an Agile methodology or other methodologies in support of a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with frequent application releases.


  • Designs, develops, implements and automates test plans and test cases in an Agile software delivery model environment.

  • Builds, executes and maintains automated test frameworks for end to end integration testing across applications, devices, and platforms using JavaScript or other appropriate languages such as C#, Java, and VBscript.

  • Builds automation and test coverage tools using JavaScript or other appropriate languages to enable Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.

  • Builds or uses existing automation tools to test interfaces between systems and applications such as RESTful services, or other APIs.

  • Accountable for all aspects of quality within the software development team.

  • Tracks and prioritizes defects throughout product releases and lifecycles.

  • Designs, develops and executes reusable and maintainable test automation scripts using JavaScript or other appropriate languages.

  • Uses quality control tools and metrics to discover defects and make recommendations for resolution.

  • Works with Agile teams or other IT teams to plan, estimate, schedule and execute testing for applications including: Establishes, organizes and executes testing deliverables, Documents and executes complex software test plans and strategies, Ensures traceability of test cases back to project requirements, Executes end to end test scenarios, Coordinates and supports user-acceptance test plans, Works with Scrum/Agile team or other IT teams to report and resolve complex issues.

  • Ensures software applications meet functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Participates in all aspects of testing at all levels, including functional, system, regression and load testing.

  • Records and reports on testing metrics.

  • Follows test documentation standards and makes updates as necessary.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related field.

  • Experience automating the testing of web applications utilizing JavaScript with Protractor, and Selenium with C# or Java.

  • Experience with the following: Rally and HP ALM for test management, Automating the testing of mobile applications using Appium, Agile using tools such as Rally or Jira, Performance/load testing tools such as Balze Meter and jMeter, TDD frameworks such as Cucumber.

  • Understanding of open source web frameworks such as Angular, Bootstrap, Node.js, Express, Selenium, SoapUI, HP UFT, and HP ALM.

  • Understanding of web application testing tools such as Selenium, Jasmine, Protractor, and HP UFT.

  • Knowledge of Cloud platforms and services such as Amazon, Heroku, Perfecto Mobile, and SauceLabs.


  • Minimum of 1 year of software test experience with focus on web and mobile applications and test automation.

  • Experience with software automation testing methodologies including regression, functional, unit, integration, coverage, performance, and load.

  • Experience testing applications that integrate with other systems through RESTful API's.

  • Experience building automation utilizing the Page / Object design pattern.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.