Staff QA Engineer

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Job ID:
20170718-3669
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-2-5 yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
NC - Raleigh
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Raleigh - NC, RALEIGH, 434 Fayetteville St, 27601-1701
Naren Barve
20170718-3669

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:

The Advisor Services Technology (AST) team is responsible for building applications for financial advisors.  These solutions are essential to the success of the investment advisor and offer features such as client relationship management, portfolio accounting, trading, data integration, reporting and much more. AST offers a wide range of technology opportunities for the best and brightest people to grow and demonstrate their skills as they develop leading edge financial applications. 

What you’ll do:

The Staff QA Engineer will work closely with developers and other QA members to test new features and bug fixes for PortfolioCenter, PortfolioCenter Hosted and PortfolioServices.  The right candidate will have exposure to QA best practices as well as experience with QA-related functions such as vetting requirements, creating test plans and test cases, executing test cases, creating automation scripts, and reviewing regression results in order to quickly determine if our products are ready for market.  This position will also be responsible for working with developers and technical support to debug field issues and determine options for resolution.  QA team members at SPT work very closely with developers on an integrated team dedicated to delivering high quality solutions, and the right candidate will enjoy being part of a highly interactive team.

What you have:

Required

  • Strong communications, teamwork, and problem-solving skills are necessary.  Ability to interact and communicate well with business partners and technology teams is required. Written and verbal communication skills must both be strong.
  • 6+ years’ experience successfully testing applications for Windows and Web platforms using Microsoft technologies
  • Strong test design skills, with proven track record of designing reasonable and effective tests that can quickly show whether a product is ready for market
  • Experience with test methodologies and QA best practices.
  • Experience creating test plans for small to medium projects with fairly complex interactions requiring verification.
  • Extremely strong investigative skills required.  Ability to work with development and technical support members to investigate and debug application issues experienced in the field.
  • Very strong multitasking skills will be required
  • Good estimation skills, able to provide reasonable estimates for yourself and others.
  • BS or MS in a computer science or related technical field

Desired

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies is a plus.  
  • Working knowledge of Micro Focus’ SilkTest Test Automation tool is a plus.

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-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: NC - Raleigh
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Friday, August 11, 2017
Expiration Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017
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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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