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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Quality Assurance Analyst DtC/ BtB

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Oct 1, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 106420 - Topeka, Kansas, United States



Job Summary 
Own the end-to-end Quality Assurance Process for Hill’s Pet Nutrition eCommerce platforms, including developing and executing test strategy and plans, applying industry best practices for tools and processes, and establishing and reporting on quality metrics.  Lead all QA aspects of Agile sprint deployments, coordinating QA resources internally and externally, analyzing deployment risk and escalating concerns appropriately. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor QA team members (outside contract testers and/or internal QA Engineers) in development and execution of manual test cases, scripts, plans and procedures, as well as manage and organize testing by internal subject matter experts.  
  • Evaluate production readiness of sprint deployments by validating and documenting the completion of testing and development; provide comprehensive reporting of testing progress and defects to provide visibility to the project team.
  • Establish and evolve QA strategy, standards, processes and procedures based on an Agile and Scrum Methodology, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices for testing and for documenting defects.
  • Work closely with testers, Customer Service team, subject matter experts and IT team to identify, document and triage bugs and to ensure issues are addressed in a timely manner, tracking them from discovery to resolution.
  • Influence feature development by working with business, IT and design teams to understand how features meet the end user’s goal, input into prioritization, then develop requirements and acceptance criteria to determine whether features meet the objectives.
  • Partner with IT team to ensure that system components and features are designed for testability and input into test automation strategy, roadmap and implementation..


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.



Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degre
  • 2+ years of experience in Quality Assurance
  • Experience as a hands-on tester
  • Experience working on agile software development team
  • Experience testing web applications


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP and Hybris 
  • Experience testing eCommerce sites
  • Experience with big data applications
  • Experience with test automation


Expected Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of and ability to implement existing QA best practices and methodologies 
  • Able to use a metrics-driven approach to improve quality, predictability and reliability of releases
  • Able to coordinate with offshore team members as well as co-located

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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