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Senior Engineer, Quality Assurance Release

Newport Beach, California 610 Newport Center Drive, 92660
Senior Engineer, Quality Assurance Release (22025129)



The Quality Assurance Release Senior Engineer will coordinate release testing activities across multiple enterprise QA teams to ensure the highest quality releases. They will communicate testing activities and progress from the start of a project through deployment.



In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate end-to-end testing cycles and communicate test results during the testing cycles to the wider stakeholder group
  • Ensure testing plans are up to date and established processes are being followed
  • Identify and communicate risks and dependencies
  • Work with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers and QA to ensure releases stay on track
  • Arrange resource availability with each of the enterprise QA groups to ensure appropriate coverage during critical release testing phases of a project
  • Cultivate relationships and work with vendors to configure necessary access, communicate needs, and address any issues encountered during testing/integration
  • Understand and guide release plans for projects, including end-to-end testing phases, staging releases plans and production release and rollback testing strategies
  • Assist with organizing defect triages during release testing to prioritize defects and discuss impacts to release scope, risk and mitigations
  • Continually work towards making improvement in the release process
  • Communicate all key release plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related discipline
  • 5-8 years of experience in Quality Assurance, Release Management, Project Management
  • 1-3 years of supervisory experience
  • Effective technical communication skills
  • Knowledge of standard software development lifecycle
  • Scrum/Agile experience
  • Understanding of testing methodologies for front-end and back-end technology
  • Experience with work tracking and collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Rally, Confluence, Azure DevOps, and/or E-Commerce Industry experience preferred

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically-cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle had over 3,000 restaurants as of June 30, 2022, in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit WWW.CHIPOTLE.COM.



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience.  Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.

Primary Location: California - Newport Beach - 9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)

Work Location:
9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)
610 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach 92660

Job Information Technology Job Posting Aug. 15, 2022 Job Number 22025129

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