Position Title: Quality Assurance/Deployment Engineer
Reports To: IT Manager
About Mars Botanical
Building on more than 15 years of Mars, Incorporated global leadership in the science investigating the health and biomedical potential of flavanols, Mars Botanical was established as a scientific division of Mars, Incorporated in 2007 to focus on research and product development involving flavanols, phytonutrients found in cocoa, tea, wine and certain fruits and vegetables. Mars Botanical’s mission is to improve human health by promoting and delivering the natural power of flavanols through passionate and caring entrepreneurship. We will continue to focus on industry leading research and product development involving flavanols, phytonutrients found in cocoa and certain fruits and vegetables.
About Mars Symbioscience
Mars Symbioscience is the global health & life sciences segment of Mars, Incorporated focused on delivering evidence-based science. An idea incubator, Mars Symbioscience is headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, U.S.A., and through its business units, Mars Botanical, Mars Veterinary and Mars Plantcare, produces brands including
PURPOSE OF ROLE
Mars Symbioscience is currently seeking a QA/Deployment Engineer to support our online initiative to provide top quality offerings to our customers.
We are seeking qualified candidates with 1-3 years of experience of QA and Testing, release procedures and the Linux operating system This position requires a solid understanding of online applications, excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills in order to be successful.
Maintain / support existing LAMP stack stage and production environments including security patches and routine maintenance
Test and QA all code releases against functional requirements
Design and maintain testing scenarios and scripts to ensure release stability
Create strategy and implement automated test technologies and procedures
Manage process around code releases through the development, stage and production environments
KEY FUNCTIONAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
Solid ecommerce experience, ideally on the Magento Enterprise Platform
Articulate with effective communication skills - spoken and written
Extensive familiarity with software design techniques, testing plans and procedures, and deployment practices, which ensure excellent quality, performance, scalability, and availability of the web applications
Experience with Capistrano/Webistrano deployment techniques
Excellent working knowledge subversion
Solid experience in developing /supporting LAMP stack coded sites
Manage vendor responsible for hosting
3+ years experience with LAMP stack support
3+ years in web server administration and deployment support
3+ years developing/supporting/executing QA and testing procedures
Working knowledge of PCI requirements
Bachelors’ degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
This is a full-time, regular salaried position.
We offer a comprehensive benefits program and very competitive pay.
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