Charles Schwab Staff, Software QA Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

The right candidate will have experience with QA best practices and proven experience performing all QA-related functions; including, but not limited to: vetting requirements; creating test plans, test data and test cases; executing test cases; creating automation scripts; and reviewing regression results in order to quickly determine if our products are ready for market. QA team members 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.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in all aspects of testing: unit, integration, functional, regression, load/performance, automation and system testing

  • Define scope and objectives of all levels of QA testing; Establish the purpose and deliverables of the test effort; and Develop and implement test plans/cases

  • Develop and help maintain automated testing scripts for complex environments

  • Contribute to the definition, development and implementation of quality assurance practices and procedures and other QA assessments

  • Adhere to the standards and best practices within the Agile Scrum methodology

  • Establish fact based measurements of test efficiency, effectiveness and product readiness; examples include: defect densities, defect counts, code coverage and automation counts

  • Manage and troubleshoot defects to resolution while proactively identifying risks to management

  • Work collaboratively with development to identify testability of the architectural design and application code while infusing Quality into the teams deliverables

  • Work directly with appropriate business partners and development to understand project concepts, objectives and approach of software development projects

  • Responsible for estimating, coordinating and directing testing for multiple products/projects

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics or a closely related field

  • 5+ years’ experience in Quality Assurance for highly complex projects related to distributed platform or mainframe batch applications

  • Proven experience with black box and white box testing techniques and tools

  • Experience in automating Web Services, Micro-Services and data processes (extracting/loading)

  • 1-3 years of experience developing with C#, Node.js, .Net, JavaScript or Powershell

  • 1-3 years of experience with Selenium, Selenium Grid, Protractor, Visual Studio or Parasoft SOATest

  • 1-3 years of experience with Oracle, SQL, Mongo, transfer or data delivery technologies

  • 1-3 years of experience testing services – preferably REST

  • Strong written and verbal communications, teamwork and problem-solving skills

  • Experience supporting a Test-Driven Development culture by contributing to automated unit and integration tests

  • Engage in testing as a part of the development cycle, thereby shortening the QA cycle, and increasing QA breadth and depth of knowledge of the Banking applications

  • Ability to interact and communicate successfully with business partners and technology teams

  • Experience with Agile Development Practices, Scrum and supporting apps: Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), Jira and TFS Team Explorer

  • Self-starter who can grasp difficult concepts and large architectures quickly and stay on top of new and emerging technologies

  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work

  • Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and offshore vendors

  • Become familiar with the DevOps culture and practices, be ready to put to use immediately and incrementally

  • 1-3 years of experience with financial services or brokerage industry

What you’ll get:

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

Position Located In: NC - Raleigh