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AGCO | Hesston, Kansas
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Job Description

Software QA Engineer - EDT


Job Summary:

AGCO is currently seeing an engaged candidate who will be responsible for development, execution, and reporting of automated and manual tests of AGCO's electronic service tool system functions in Hesston, Kansas. This includes verification and validation of desktop, mobile, and tablet based applications, restful web API's, and databases. The candidate must have significant experience testing applications for Windows that use web services. Specific technical examples are requested to be made available during the interview process. Experience in the development, testing and deployment of cloud based services, and experience in load and performance testing of web based services is expected. Additionally, the candidate must be very comfortable to working directly with team members and be skilled at explaining complex concepts in digestible terms. An in-depth understanding of Web and Mobile development practices and testing strategies for native and browser based application development is essential.


Note: This position may require up to 20% travel



  • Work within a small team to develop appropriate test solutions for varying technical components, contributing application architecture and implementation guidance.
  • Understand project requirements, technology dependencies, and develop solutions for Test planning and execution.
  • Participate in project planning and scoping activities and work independently and efficiently to meet agreed-upon deadlines.
  • Provide business development support by laying out the test requirements for a proposed solution in order to ensure proper Verification and Validation testing can be performed efficiently.
  • Participate in Design and Code Review for HTML/XHTML/CSS/PHP pages and for JavaScript/AJAX and Java/Objective-C software.
  • Test performance, features, and interfaces of Microsoft SQL Server or PostgreSQL databases.
  • Define Test Plans and Procedures for Data Warehouse implementations and application interfaces.
  • Assist developers and testers with root cause analysis and resolutions.
  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to develop appropriate test solutions for varying technical components.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience in related software development where Test planning and execution were a part of job responsibilities
  • Experience with development and/or testing in HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, REST and other web tools and languages.
  • Experience in testing Windows desktop based applications and in helping deploy and test web based API's (SOAP and RESTful)
  • Experience with database (Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, other) testing, maintenance and support.
  • Proven experience in performance and load testing against large, scalable, cloud hosted services.
  • Experience in SQA principles, accompanied with a strong drive to generate quality software with a customer based focus.
  • Familiarity with low level data protocols, specifically CAN bus and TCP/IP related along with Vector CANoe and/or CANalyzer ECU and Network analysis tools is desirable.
  • Familiarity with agriculture, agricultural machinery or heavy duty machinery is desirable.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Prefer Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.  Will consider other fields of study with good Software QA experience.


About Hesston:

Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is a place where industry, recreation, and families blossom, offering many amenities found in a larger city but in a small town atmosphere. Hesston’s appeal goes nationwide; more than a third of the residents hail from outside the Kansas state lines.



AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.



At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 26th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities! 


AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About AGCO

AGCO Corporation (AGCO) manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO sells a range of agricultural equipment, including tractors, combines, self-propelled sprayers, hay tools, forage equipment and implements, and a line of diesel engines. Its products are marketed under a number of brand names, including AGCO, Challenger, Fendt, Gleaner, Hesston, Massey Ferguson, RoGator, Spra-Coupe, Sunflower, Terra-Gator, Valtra and White Planters. AGCO distributes most of its products through a combination of approximately 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries. In addition, the Company provides retail financing in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and Austria through its finance joint ventures with Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank). On September 10, 2007, the Company acquired Industria Agricola Fortaleza Limitada (SFIL). (Source: 10-K)

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