Product Specialist

Company: State Street Corporation
Location: Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.SEP.2020

Summary

Who we are looking for: Charles River Development (CRD) based out of the Burlington (MA) office is hiring a Product Specialist to join our ...

Description

Who we are looking for:

Charles River Development (CRD) based out of the Burlington (MA) office is hiring a Product Specialist to join our well-established group and help drive product development initiatives. This is an opportunity to work within a very strong, senior level engineering team and help to develop challenging new products in the financial space.

Why this role is important to us:

The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management and hedge funds. Together we have created the first open front-to-back platform - State Street Alpha, that was launched in 2019. Join us if delivering next generation infrastructure, using emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain sounds like a challenge you are up for.

Summary:

Work as a member of a Scrum team to assist in executing the overall quality plan for one of Charles River's products. Provide support and assistance to customers, team members, and other teams within Charles River.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks of limited scope and complexity under the direction of more senior staff including test plan authoring, test execution, test curation, and other quality responsibilities of the team
  • Assist with the creation of comprehensive test plans with well defined, reusable test cases from business requirements and functional specifications documents
  • Execute manual and automated functional, integration, regression, and performance tests
  • Maintain automated and manual test script libraries for functional, integration, regression, and performance testing
  • Document software defects in the issue tracking system and proactively communicate issues with developers and other project team members
  • Participate in business requirements and functional specifications reviews as part of the agile methodology
  • Adhere to a testing schedule to ensure efficient and effective product delivery

Qualifications:
  • Ability to execute test cases, scripts and use automated test tools for testing client/server applications
  • Ability to develop quality test plans
  • Ability to work well with peers in a team environment
  • Effective written and verbal communication

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to execute cases, scripts and use automated test tools for testing client/server applications
  • Ability to develop quality test plans
  • Ability to work well with peers in a team environment
  • B.S. degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics or other technical course of study or Business with an MIS background. MS degree strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector (Math background highly desirable)

Other skills:

  • Ideally has experience (even academic) in cloud based distributed systems

About State Street:
What we do: State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow: We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to a flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility: We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have the tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

 
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