IS Testing Engineer - Grand Rapids, MI
Gordon Food Service - Grand Rapids, MI

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Information Services Test Engineer - Application Services Team Grand Rapids, MI

Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned company has a history of pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

The continued growth of current and new markets allows for the addition of new talent to join our team. We’re seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth and a place to make a difference in people’s lives. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service.

Highly focused on internal customers in the development community the IS Test Engineer delivers results through the following opportunities:
  • Develops and maintains a Testing road map
  • Prepares annual report to communicate the state of testing to IS leadership
  • Provides Testing related architectural guidance and strategic vision to IS leadership
  • Provides recommendations for the testing related portions of the Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Monitors and reports the status of the test environments and system integration threads
  • Coordinates activities to maintain the testing environments at established service levels
  • Coordinates activities to maintain the system integration threads service levels
  • Periodically reviews service level agreements and test environment configurations for optimization
  • Conducts research and development for testing continuous process improvement
  • Conducts research and development for testing related tools
  • Develops and maintains testing training curriculum
  • Conducts monthly one-on-one status meeting with testers
  • Coordinates monthly testing group meetings
  • Provides and tracks training and mentoring of testers
  • Participates in the recruiting and contracting of testers

Requirements for Consideration:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field is required
  • A minimum of 3 years experience testing software
  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing testers
  • Training development and delivery experience preferred
  • Configuration Management experience preferred
  • Change Management experience preferred
  • Release Management experience preferred
  • Exposure to Middleware, database administration desirable
  • Exposure to Cloud technology preferred
  • Demonstrate high-level customer service acumen
  • Demonstrate high level of detail management and follow through
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to be flexible – adapting easily to changing demands
  • Represents the culture of GFS through tact, diplomacy, and integrity
  • Ability to quickly learn systems and processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest and ability to work with other business customers and cross-functional IS teams
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks

Here's what we offer you in return:
  • A rewarding, fast-paced, collaborative place to work
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance
  • Short/Long-Term Disability
  • Time-off Benefits
  • Generous 401k matching program
  • Flexible spending
  • Profit Sharing
  • Tuition aid reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

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For more than 110 years, Gordon Food Service has been honoring our promises to our customers and our employees. As the largest family-owned...