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Sr. Automation QA Engineer – Retail Fresh Delivery

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 27891BR
Department: Publix Technology
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2024

$86 - 129k
Full Time - Regular


Welcome to Publix Technology, the award-winning technical group for Publix Super Markets, Inc., the largest employee-owned company in the nation. Our technology teams of 2100+ associates provide cutting-edge, modern solutions to nearly 1400 retail stores and 200,000+ internal team members across 8 states. We offer positions at all levels – summer internships, individual contributor roles, to technical leadership across a broad range of technical disciplines. So, whether you’re interested in IT security, platform engineering, architecture, software development, or infrastructure – we have a career path for you! See for yourself why Publix Super Markets, Inc. is a constant on Fortune Magazine’s Best Companies to Work list.

Join the Retail Fresh Delivery team as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer where you will be responsible for planning testing efforts and executing on small to large enterprise level applications by translating functional requirements, project documentation, release notes into test requirements and scenarios. Additional responsibilities include developing and executing automated and manual test cases for regression, load, and performance testing, and coordinating with development teams for creating comprehensive test plans and execution.

Please note, this is a hybrid position requiring 8 days per month on-site in Lakeland, FL

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related analytical field or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of software testing and quality assurance experience
  • 4+ years of experience with any testing tool to create and execute test cases, track defects, and perform requirements coverage.
  • 2+ years of experience creating automation test strategies and general experience writing automation scripts using industry standard programming languages.
  • 2+ years of experience in writing SQL queries on RDBMS platforms like SQL Server, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience in mobile App testing and device testing
  • 2+ years of experience writing automated tests with selenium against complex web services.
  • 2+ years of experience developing and maintaining automated tests using UI and/or API based test frameworks, development environments, and CI/CD tools.
  • 2+ years of experience testing APIs, batch jobs, web-based and mobile front ends.
  • 2+ years of experience testing Microsoft Azure tools such as Azure DevOps, Azure Data Lake

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in leading a team of SQA Analysts to plan, develop and execute testing to help deliver large enterprise solutions.
  • 3-4 years of experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Test automation framework, such as:
  • Selenium / Appium
  • Postman / Newman
  • Gherkin / SpecFlow or Cucumber
  • RestSharp
  • Experience with Quality Center and Microsoft Test Manager


  • 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, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

Year End Bonus

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

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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