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IT Junior Quality Assurance Analyst in Irving, TX at CEC Entertainment, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

At CEC Entertainment, we build careers around great food, family and fun! Our purpose and our passion is to create the best place for kids and families to eat and play!

CEC Entertainment, the global leader in family entertainment and operator of Chuck E. Cheese's and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants has an immediate opening at our Support Center based in Irving, TX for an experienced IT Jr. Quality Assurance Analyst to join our team!

The CEC Information technology portfolio is built around third-party service providers and SaaS solutions, a “hybrid cloud” environment involving the NCR Aloha platform, the Workday platform, and a Microsoft stack. The project solutions delivery approach is to maintain a lean IT organization and use a “flex staffing” strategy to assemble the skills and resources needed to successfully deliver projects. These two characteristics combine to create a challenging environment for project planning and execution involving multiple vendors, multiple external resources, and highly constrained internal resources. Additionally, the project management methodology, and project administration and control processes need to be executed well to deliver projects effectively.

Position Overview
Develop and establish quality assurance standards and measures for information technology services within the IT organization. Evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and established guidelines. Accountable for ensuring test responsibilities for creating, executing and managing QA test strategy, test plans and cases for applications. Role requires both hands-on manual / automation testing where applicable.

Essential Responsibilities
• Develops, maintains, and conducts test plans and scripts for tracking defects and fixes in product development, software application development, information systems, and operations systems. Documents test results, corrective actions required, and logs defects/issues for resolution.
• Creates and maintains data set consistent with test specifications and test procedures.
• Writes documentation to describe program evaluation, testing, and testing results
• Supports internal IT Change Control procedures. Provides quality systems review of applicable changes.
• Assists in the on-going evolution of software quality assurance best practices.
• Identifies differences between established standards and user applications. Suggests modifications to conform to standards.
• May conduct compatibility tests with vendor provided programs.
• May test proposed software or software enhancement for feasibility.
• May gather and analyze data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements.
• Create test cases based on collaboration with project team for both Agile and Waterfall projects.
• Responsible for coordinating and executing all phases of testing and associated activities of test types as required to produce quality software.

Essential Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field preferred.
• Relevant technology certification(s) is a plus.
• 2+ years of QA experience and IT experience
• Experience with retail organizations and point-of-sale system.
• Experience in multiple phases of testing (system, regression, integration, etc.)
• Experience developing use cases and test scripts to execute testing plans.
• Experience testing user interface and batch processing in the related systems.
• Experience testing integrations including file level validation (sample population) a plus.
• Experience with test automation a plus (Selenium).
• Experience using MS Visual Studio Team Foundation Server or VSTS (MS Test Manager a plus)
• Experienced in Workday a plus. ERP (Human Capital and Financials) applications (PeopleSoft, Oracle EBS, SAP, etc.) or other software-as-a-service application is an acceptable substitute

Physical Demands

To perform the duties of this position, the incumbent must have the ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, twist, reach, and carry, lift, pull, push between 1 – 25 lbs. Incumbent must use a computer, with repetitive movement of both hands. Incumbent must be able to work an 8-hour shift, with some overtime. Incumbent must also be available to travel to various locations by airplane or by operating a vehicle if needed.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions is included.

The Company

For over 40 years, CEC Entertainment has proudly served as the nationally recognized leader in family dining/entertainment and the place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid®. As the award-winning, number-one, kid-friendly restaurant for millions of families across the world, the company and its franchisees operate a system of 605 Chuck E. Cheese's stores located in 47 states and 14 foreign countries/territories, and a system of 149 Peter Piper Pizza franchise and company-owned locations. More than 17,000 employees are dedicated to ensuring Every Guest Leaves Happy!


CEC Entertainment offers a wide variety of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability and 401(k) to eligible U.S. employees as part of their overall employment package. We also offer job training and career growth opportunities.

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At CEC Entertainment, we believe that our workforce should reflect the diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of the many guests we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, genetics, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state or local protected class. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States