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QA / SDET Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02835
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/04/2018
Role Summary:
The QA/SDET Engineer position will contribute to the continued evolution of our client's application suite.   The individual will work closely with the Application development teams, the Product Management team, and the Client Experience teams to ensure timely delivery of high-quality software solutions spanning multiple technology platforms.  The person will help deliver high quality software applications through the continuing development of automated tests as well as performing and leading manual tests.   The individual must also possess strong intellectual curiosity and Is expected to learn about the specific business domain of the company's application.

Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on Java / Javascript / Python Automation 
  • Must be hands-on with Selenium-Webdriver/Selenide
  • Backend and webservices testing (Restful)- nice to have
  • Well versed with Testing Strategy
  • Agile Background (BDD, TDD)- nice to have
  • Extensive knowledge of Jira
  • CI Tools (Jenkins)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extend existing automation framework as well as create new one from scratch
  • Identify risks and interdependencies prior to releases to minimize impact on daily business operations
  • Isolate, replicate and report defects to the team
  • Own responsibilities for project status, meetings, reporting, scope changes, financials, administrative and technical issues.
  • Able to work non-standard office hours to meet critical maintenance and release schedules.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL or NoSQL DBs(SQL, Postgres)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex problems independently.
Required Skills:
  • 3-5 years of testing experience, 2+ years with automation
  • Extensive knowledge of Automation with Selenium-Webdriver with Java/Javascript and Python
  • Strong, proven Framework development for testing
  • Programming experience in Java and Javascript and/or Python required
  • Self-starter capability, ability to acquire new skills autonomously.
  • Demonstrably solid written and verbal communication skills to drive projects to successful conclusion.
Preferred Skills:
  • Angular testing with Protractor is a plus
  • Gherkin/Cucumber-JVM nice to have
  • Financial Background with prime brokerage is a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.