Senior Software Engineer in Test, Charles River Development, AVP

Company: Charles River Systems Inc MA
Location: Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021
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Who we are looking forThis is a hands-on technical role requiring current experience working with large scale, cross-functional automation f...


Who we are looking forThis is a hands-on technical role requiring current experience working with large scale, cross-functional automation frameworks providing well-balanced coverage across UI, back-end integration and database levels.The candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, delivering and supporting the software infrastructure that enables automated product validation. The candidate should be a sharp, experienced software engineer in test with strong problem-solving skills and a solid software testing foundation. This role requires a talented, detail oriented, enthusiastic individual who is passionate about quality with the ability to grasp tough issues quickly and deliver well engineered, high quality solutions.We are looking for a strong Java software engineer to build out the next generation of our software test automation infrastructure as part of our NextGen IBOR team. The candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, delivering and supporting the software infrastructure that enables automated product validation. Experience with Cucumber framework is desirable.The role will work with the NextGen IBOR Team Lead to implement cutting edge complex quality engineering automation frameworks, tools and other solutions for software development and deployment initiatives to ensure the software meets quality expectations.The candidate will be well versed, hands-on with testing methodologies, automation techniques, knowledge of multiple tools in functional, non-functional test automation, latest trends and best practices in the testing industry and for integration with DevOps and DevOpsSec. The individual will have a solid understanding of test automation approaches (keyword-driven, Data-driven, TDD, BDD) and technology stacks (Java, Python, JavaScript, Groovy etc.). The individual will work to integrate test automation into CI/CD process and instrument full SDLC automation, like cloud testing execution and reporting tools such as JiraProven experience in test automation, Cucumber, SILKTest, and process automation with cutting edge tools for Web, Desktop, DB and Web-service testing (Selenium, Ready API, etc.) is desired. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment will be essential.Experience in in identifying test data management needs and implementing them is a must. Financial services industry experience is preferred.Why this role is important to usThe team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or 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 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.What you will be responsible forAs Senior Software Engineer in Test you willDevelop Java code for the management of automation infrastructure.Develop API's Java and Cucumber that facilitate the creation of rich automation test suites by the product development teams.Debug and correct problems in the automation infrastructure code.Perform performance profiling of code and systems and propose solutions to address defects.Provide support for Linux and Windows environments.Provide support for Oracle and MSS environments.Create comprehensive test automation scripts from business requirements and functional specifications documents for product features of moderate complexity.Execute automated functional, integration, regression, and performance tests.Maintain automated script libraries for functional, integration, regression, and performance testing.Interpret results of automation tests and document software defects in issue tracking system; proactively communicate issues with developers and other project team members.Keep abreast of automation testing technologies and best practices with an eye to evolving automation frameworks and testing methodologies.Improve the Testing/automation architecture by continuously reducing the testing cycle time enabling the CI/CD models by working closely with various teamsManage all test environments, test devices and OS versions required for testingDefine test data for robust automated testing and implement a process to maintain and expand that "Gold" copy of the data for QA. What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role:Strong programming skills to be able to develop automation infrastructure effectively.Experience with ASP.NET web development.Experience with Java, PowerShell and batch scripts.Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware, Docker, etc.At least 5 years of experience with various automation tools.Experience with Silk4Net is a plus.Experience with JavaScript-based technologies and best practices is a plus.At least 3 years of experience with Linux and Oracle and SQL Server database.Knowledge of Agile/Scrum Development processes, QA processes and standards.Ability to conduct administration in Windows and Linux environments.Ability to multitask ongoing project tasks while supporting a variety of incoming questions from the development community.Ability to provide guidance on how to troubleshoot issues.Experience in the financial industry a plus.Hands-on experience in developing and maintaining automated test suites. 2+ years of experience in Micro services, Web services testing using SOAP and REST based service & XML, JSON. Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and GIT and other relevant tools.Exposure to testing tools such as Selenium Webdriver, SilkTest, Gradle, Jenkins.Familiarity with Teamcity, Git, Confluence, JIRA, Docker, ELK stack.Strong experience with database testing (Oracle, SQL/NoSQL)Education & Preferred QualificationsB.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.8+ years of experience with Java development.About State StreetWhat 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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs 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.Company: Charles River Development

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