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Software Quality Engineer - Business Intelligence & Analytics

Company: 3M Companies
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Software Quality Engineer - Business Intelligence & Analytics

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"I've seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they're making around the world, and that they know they're valued." - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

3M is looking for an experienced Software Quality Engineer to assist with a new, high profile Business Intelligence and Analytics application that will improve the existing products within the organization and deliver better healthcare applications using the latest technologies and Cloud infrastructure. This role is embedded directly within the product development team and comes with a high degree of autonomy and empowerment to construct QA processes and controls that will add immediate value.

As a Software Quality Engineer you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Lead and plan test activities through all phases of the Agile Software Development Lifecycle, from sprint planning to acceptance testing, regression and smoke tests.
  • Implement robust test plans, complex test cases and controls, and create manual and automated test pipelines.
  • Ensure software quality by efficiently identifying software defects and data quality issues.
  • Support software engineers, product owners and system architects by clearly articulating test requirements and results.
  • Drive innovation, researching new technologies, tools and methodologies to streamline the testing processes and to improve overall product quality.

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university OR High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in software development/software quality assurance in lieu of the bachelor's degree education requirement.
  • Three (3) combined years of Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Testing and/or Validation experience in a private, public, government or military environment
  • Three (3) years of experience working with SQL to construct complex queries for analysis and validation
  • Two (2) years of direct QA testing experience for Business Intelligence, Analytics or Operational Reporting software products.

Additional qualifications or skills that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • First-hand knowledge of BI tools, features and functionality e.g. Jaspersoft, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau or Business Objects
  • Understanding of data engineering solutions including ETL development, data streaming, data integration and analytics
  • Experience working with Healthcare data
  • Experience with statistical reporting and analysis
  • Familiarity with Atlassian products such as JIRA and TestRail
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum oversight

Travel: Occasional travel may be required

Relocation Assistance: maybe autori

Location: Pittsburgh, PA; Alpharetta, GA; Salt Lake City, UT; Albany, NY; Silver Spring, MD; REMOTE

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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