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Charles Schwab Software Development Engineer in Test IV in Austin, Texas

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Cross Enterprise Services Quality Engineering team is a centralized Center of Excellence Quality Engineering group which is a collaborative group of experts that help in setting up automation design, framework, process governance and tools standardization to help deliver quality in fast paced Agile methodology in a Continuous Deployment DevOps model.

The Cross Enterprise Services group provides trading business capabilities to Schwab’s retail and institutional businesses by developing innovative, unique-in-class investment products. We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test IV who will excel in dynamic team, in a fast-paced and agile environment, specializing in testing, test frameworks, test infrastructure, automation code, test tools and data. A highly experienced software test automation leader with testing project management and extensive automation experience. Someone who is a strong technical leader and possesses a client-focused sensibility.

What you are good at

  • 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.

  • Strong collaboration skills. Works closely with development during all stages of projects to provide in process testing results. Works directly with appropriate business partners and development to understand project concepts, objectives and approach of software development projects.

  • Participate in all aspects of testing, including functional, regression, load/performance and system testing. Defines scope and objectives of all levels of QA testing. Establishes the purpose and work of the test effort. Develop and implement test plans/cases

  • Develop automated testing scripts for complex environments

  • Lead QA efforts for assigned project(s) including coordination of QA project team who test, evaluate and validate new functions and applications, and identify issues in software or services.

  • Define, develop and implement quality assurance practices and procedures, test plans and other QA assessments. Establish standards and standard methodologies for the use within the Agile Scrum methodology. Define and track quality assurance metrics such as defect densities and open defect counts.

  • Able to work independently and in team environments.

  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills to provide detailed root cause analysis.

What you have

  • 5+ years of strong, validated experience working as software developer or SDET using C# or Java programming language.

  • A minimum of 3 experience leading delivery and adoption of technical innovation across teams.

  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Experience in developing or influencing the development of automated framework(s) for enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable

  • Experience with one or more programming language C#,JAVA, Java Script.

  • Exposure To performance and Security testing.

  • Passion for building solutions through automation, driven by innovation and commitment to lifelong learning

  • Experience in UI automation using Sauselabs, Selenium or any other open source automation tools

  • Database testing using Relational databases like Oracle; Tools used are TOAD and SQL Server; white box testing using PL-SQL

  • Experience in non-relational databases like Aerospike.

  • Experience with REST API service testing using tools, SOAPUI; Advanced REST Client

  • Experience with CI /CD tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Zephyr, Bit Bucket, Shell Scripting/Powershell, Splunk;

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies, Collaboration Tools (JIRA, Confluence, Hip Chat )

  • Ability to effectively persuade, negotiate and influence all levels of staff; excellent collaboration and relationship-building skills

  • Motivation and passion to stay on top of new and emerging test and automation technologies and able to provide direction to test teams

  • Experience testing RESTful web using test automation frameworks. Ability to parse nested JSON/ XML. SOAP experience a plus.

  • Knowledge with acceptance test-driven development (ATDD) or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) using Gherkin languages like Cucumber, Cucumber-jvm, Cucumber-js, SpecFlow, Serenity.

Preferred:

  • BS or MS in computer science or related technical field

  • Experience with NoSQL database like MongoDB or Aerospike is a plus

  • Experience with financial services or brokerage industry

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Why Schwab?

At Schwab, “Own Your Tomorrow” embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees unleash their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in disrupting a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth. We’re a modern financial services firm that stands apart from the industry, where you can go as far as your ambition takes you.

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: a package designed to empower your health, wealth, career and life.

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law.

Schwab is also an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

We believe diversity and inclusion are part of our success as a company and our purpose of serving every client with passion and integrity.

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-IL-Chicago

Requisition ID 2020-65173

Posted Date 7 hours ago (9/16/2020 2:49 PM)

Category Engineering

Position Type Full time

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