Principal QA Engineer – Pharmacy Analytics & Compliance

Location: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa
Job ID: 25845BR
Department: Publix Technology
Date Posted: Sep 01, 2023

$98 - 148k


Our Pharmacy Analytics and Compliance team is looking for a Principal QA Engineer to join the PAC team to support the ever-growing Pharmacy business needs. Work with dedicated software development and other motivated QA engineers on challenging endeavors utilizing your QA experience to successfully implement high priority PAC Team initiatives. A typical day could include:

  • Create comprehensive test plans for initiatives with input from scrum team and product owner
  • Participate in requirements, design, and product backlog refinement meetings to establish test effort estimates
  • Analyze project documentation, release notes, and other documentation to identify test scenarios and create test cases
  • Work with scrum teams to create and validate acceptance criteria for product backlog items
  • Build and execute test cases, test sets, and test scripts within Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Design, build, and execute automated tests using various test automation frameworks
  • Coordinate cross team testing efforts
  • Oversee test execution and results validation on projects
  • Ensure all quality assurance and testing activities are conducted throughout the life cycle and that the results from these activities are verified

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related analytical field or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years’ experience performing Quality Assurance testing
  • 6+ years’ experience designing, developing, and executing test cases
  • 6+ years’ experience with test case development tools
  • 6+ years’ experience with creating and executing complex SQL queries
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), as well as an ability to follow standards
  • An aptitude to understand application design models, programming languages, and software testing concepts
  • A high degree of self-motivation, commitment, and integrity
  • Ability to deal with some levels of ambiguity
  • Experience with:
    • Scrum/Agile methodologies
    • Microsoft Azure DevOps

Additional Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience with enterprise database management system (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server), preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Azure Databricks and Azure Dev Ops, preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience testing Cloud (e.g., Azure, AWS) based technologies, preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience testing Big Data (e.g., structured, unstructured) systems, preferred
  • Experience executing all quality assurance (QA) and testing activities conducted during the project life cycle and ensuring results from these activities are verified thoroughly
  • Experience reviewing project requirements and high-level system designs, deriving test strategies and test plans to effectively test the solution, and executing the plan
  • Experience overseeing and/or executing test scripts, including setting up the test environment and verifying the test results for success
  • Experience with:
    • Node.JS/Angular
    • Microservices

Additional Preferred Qualifications


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Paycheck direct deposit
  • Credit union
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for an H-1B visa or permanent residence.

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