Staff QA Automation Engineer

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Job ID:
20171114-5817
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 Street, 27601-1701
Naren Barve
20171114-5817

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 right candidate will have experience with QA best practices and proven experience performing all QA-related functions; including, but not limited to: vetting requirements; creating test plans, test data 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. QA team members work very closely with developers on an integrated team dedicated to delivering high-quality solutions. The right candidate will enjoy being part of a highly interactive, Agile team. 

What you’ll do:

you’ll do:

  • Participate in all aspects of testing: unit, integration, functional, regression, load/performance, automation and system testing
  • Define scope and objectives of all levels of QA testing; Establish the purpose and deliverables of the test effort; and Develop and implement test plans/cases
  • Develop and help maintain automated testing scripts for complex environments
  • Contribute to the definition, development and implementation of quality assurance practices and procedures and other QA assessments
  • Adhere to the standards and best practices within the Agile Scrum methodology
  • Establish fact based measurements of test efficiency, effectiveness and product readiness; examples include: defect densities, defect counts, code coverage and automation counts
  • Manage and troubleshoot defects to resolution while proactively identifying risks to management
  • Work collaboratively with development to identify testability of the architectural design and application code while infusing Quality into the teams deliverables
  • Work directly with appropriate business partners and development to understand project concepts, objectives and approach of software development projects
  • Responsible for estimating, coordinating and directing testing for multiple products/projects

 

 

What you have:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics or a closely related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Quality Assurance for highly complex projects related to distributed platform or mainframe batch applications
  • Proven experience with black box and white box testing techniques and tools
  • Experience in automating Web Services, Micro-Services and data processes (extracting/loading)
  • 1-3 years of experience with a subset of the following:Strong written and verbal communications, teamwork and problem-solving skills
    • Developing with C#, Node.js, .net, JavaScript or Powershell
    • Experience with Selenium, Selenium Grid, Protractor, Visual Studio or Parasoft SOATest
    • Experience with Oracle, SQL, MongoDB, transfer or data delivery technologies
    • Experience testing services – preferably REST
  • Experience supporting a Test-Driven Development culture by contributing to automated unit and integration tests
  • Engage in testing as a part of the development cycle, thereby shortening the QA cycle, and increasing QA breadth and depth of knowledge of the Banking applications
  • Ability to interact and communicate successfully with business partners and technology teams
  • Experience with Agile Development Practices, Scrum and supporting apps: Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), Jira, GIT and TFS Team Explorer
  • Self-starter who can grasp difficult concepts and large architectures quickly and stay on top of new and emerging technologies
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work
  • Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and offshore vendors
  • Become familiar with the DevOps culture and practices, be ready to put to use immediately and incrementally
  • Experience with financial services or brokerage industry will make ramp up easier

 

 

 

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. 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. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.


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: Monday, December 18, 2017
Expiration Date: Saturday, March 31, 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.

At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab’s hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of securities, brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”), Member SIPC , offers investment services and products, including Schwab brokerage accounts. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides deposit and lending services and products.