Associate Software Development Test Engineer

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Job ID:
20170630-3397
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Other Specialty Engineering-less than 2 yrs, IT-Distributed and Web Development-less than 2yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-less than 2 yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
CO - Lone Tree
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Core Technology Solutions Quality Assurance (CTS QA) is part of Schwab Technology Services and provides formal quality assurance services for the firm’s core brokerage, Bank and Sales/Service applications. CTS QA is responsible for test estimates, test strategies, test plans and scripts, functional, regression and test automation for numerous mainframe and distributed applications. These applications support diverse areas such as Customer Account Technology, Client Reporting, Cashiering, Corporate Actions, Client Central, SPARKS, Statements, Confirms, Tax, Security Master, Schwab Bond Source, Stock Plan Services, Schwab Compliance Technologies and many more.   As STS embarks on the Application Modernization initiative, the person in this role will have a key position in driving forward testing efforts for dozens of modernization projects. We are looking for someone with passion for technology, innovation and excellence.

What you’ll do:

This is an entry level Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) role, and development or Quality Assurance experience is desirable. However, recent graduates demonstrating technical competency and desire to pursue a career in test engineering will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other Test Automation Engineers to plan, design, manage, report and prioritize software test automation solutions along with Dev and QA engineers across CTS.
  • Support Quality Assurance and testing teams through script automation for web services, APIs, middleware, UI, etc.
  • Evaluate new technology or processes to support sustainable, continuous automation Demonstrate programming ability in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) through creation of automation scripts through various programming languages supported by the firm.
  • Have hands-on Experience with two or more UI automation tools/frameworks.
  • Build and enhance the existing automation frameworks to increase reuse and reduce effort and help automation work within a continuous integration framework.
  • Develop high quality automated tests for front-end and back-end.
  • Partner with development and other team members, provide technical support and work closely with offshore QA Automation teams to create agile test automation solutions, accelerating Schwab’s SDLC processes and meeting critical business objectives.
  • Maintain tools used in the Automation development including source control, test management and release systems Network with other Automation teams within Schwab and derive automation best practices for continuous improvement.
  • Experience working with product owners defining, and refining user stories.
  • Work with the developers with robust unit/component/ commit/ build and deploy/CE/CD test automation as needed.

What you have:

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 1+ years or experience (negotiable for qualified entry level applicants) of hands on application programming (College level project experience is considered) and/or test automation experience in participating and/or leading test Automation delivery of software projects.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testing organizations and Business teams.
  • Passion for building solutions through automation, driven by innovation and commitment to lifelong learning Strong programming, debugging, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work.
  • Ability to multi-task easily working on numerous work efforts.
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum, iterative development methodology and /or Rational Unified development methodologies is preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven technical competency in an OOP language such as C#/.NET/Java or any other scripting experience or knowledge.
  • Experience or foundational exposure to the Software Development Life Cycle and agile development practices is a plus.
  • Exposure to test automation tools such as MS Coded UI within MS VSTS TFS tool (including Microsoft Test Manager) or other industry leading tool sets such as Selenium is a plus.
  • Experience in developing or influencing the development of automated framework(s) for enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable.

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

 

Learn more about Life@Schwab.

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.


Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-less than 2 yrs, IT-Distributed and Web Development-less than 2yrs, IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-less than 2 yrs
Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Expiration Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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