Lead Software Automation Testing Engineer Lead Software Automation Testing Engineer …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street Corporation
Lead Software Automation Testing Engineer
Who we are looking for
The Lead Software Automation Testing Engineer will play a key role in the quality assurance of AML Sanctions Screening, AML Transaction Monitoring, and KYC suite of applications in the Boston, MA area. We are looking for someone who has proven experience with automation of complex applications, and a focus on and commitment to automation. This role will be responsible for defining and maintaining an automated acceptance testing cycle that is common in an Agile process.

What you will be responsible for
As Lead Software Testing Automation Engineer you will:
  • Drive test automation across multiple platforms including AML Transaction Monitoring, AML Sanctions Screening, and KYC.
  • Work with users and developers to define new projects to extend and enhance the company's proprietary financial applications.
  • Create test scenarios and implement automated functional test cases that will serve as acceptance test criteria for enhancements and new applications
  • Work closely with developers and quality assurance members to run test suites and research errors.
  • Work with the support group to reproduce production problems and identify gaps in the regression test suite.
  • Work with developers to utilize and extend custom test harnesses for applications.
  • Find ways to enhance the testing process with new tools, strategies or techniques.
  • Willing to learn new technologies and push the boundaries of test automation to achieve measurable efficiencies.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Advanced ability to create objects and methods, and hand-coded test scripts using automated testing tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of reusable coding patterns and object oriented paradigms as applied to automated testing tools.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose issues within the quality assurance environment and communicate that knowledge to a varied audience of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven experience delivering multiple versions of one or more applications.
  • Experience leading a team, including assigning project priorities, communicating QA status to other managers and mentoring less junior associates.
  • Experience managing offshore resources.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with concentration in Engineering, Business or Technology preferred.
  • 6+ years of recent experience with Java or Selenium. Prefer experience on Selenium, Cucumber, and Silk Test.
  • Two or more years of full-time experience in an iterative development environment using an iterative Agile-like methodology, with experience of delivering working software to production through the entire lifecycle.
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and relational databases.
  • Knowledge of XML, HTML, JavaScript and scripting languages.
  • Strong understanding of source code control, specifically GitHub, cvs, or subversion
  • Experience with data lake and cloud solutions a plus (Hadoop, Scala, Python, other data science methods and tools).
  • Experience testing both client-server, and web based applications through one or more full life cycles of an application.
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions, Transaction Monitoring, Know Your Customer (KYC), financial securities, and trading principles.
  • Team oriented attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

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 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 the 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 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
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, 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 - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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