Staff-Software Development Engineer in Test

    • Austin, TX

Your Opportunity The Retail Web Technology organization provides a high quality, common platform for all Schwab clients including advisors, individuals, and active investors. The Retail Web Technology Quality Assurance (RWT QA) team provides testing in support of our web, desktop, and mobile-based applications. RWT QA is responsible for test strategy and planning, authoring test plans and scripts, and automating functional and regression testing. In RWT QA, we strive to embody Schwab's Through Clients' Eyes strategy through our people and creative solutions.

What you're good at
Are you a highly skilled Automation QA Tester? Do you live the ATDD dream, and share our expertise writing excellent automation in Selenium WebDriver with Ruby? We'd love to tell you more. Your responsibilities would include:

  • Implement standard methodologies, resolve test issues, track and prioritize defects, record test results, participate in product readiness and release decisions
  • Ensure automation is constantly running, analyzing, and promptly reporting on failures
  • Participate in technical governance and help facilitate overall product quality standards with development and business teams
  • Plan and execute Test strategy and plans across multiple product teams and external partners
  • Foster our end-to-end testing approach across multiple applications
  • Research, investigate, implement, and mentor junior team members in the areas of Agile testing practices, Test Driven Development, Test Automation and reporting Test Metrics
  • Amplify our philosophy to consistency communicate and report with a quality emphasis
  • Liaise with product teams, Product Owners and Scrum Masters to integrate project plans, testing schedules, and metrics reporting
  • Assist in driving Use Case and User Story reviews, and help resolve requirements ambiguities
  • Partner with geographically-distributed teams to plan our future QA tooling and technology decisions

What you have
  • 5-7 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance
  • 4+ years developing, executing, and maintaining automated test scripts
  • Deep understanding of QA practices (black box testing, risk-based testing, system testing, regression testing, exploratory testing)
  • Hands-on coding experience with Ruby, Java, C# or other object-oriented programming languages
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Bamboo, Puppet, and source control such as GIT
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver
  • Experience with Agile development practices
  • Experience with open-source technologies related to Automation, DevOps (e.g Docker, Kubernetes, Kibana)
  • Experience with cloud services like Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services
  • Stellar troubleshooting skills using tools like Splunk, AppDynamics or Prometheus
  • Working knowledge of industry-standard tools for logging bugs and managing test cases (e.g., JIRA/MTM, Zephyr/HPQ)
  • Familiarity with Web services virtualization
  • Experience in software development and infrastructure development is a plus.
  • Comfortable participating in product code reviews
  • Ability to scope, size, and oversee risk-assessments across complex projects and schedules
  • Experience with Gherkin language, like Cucumber, JBehave, or SpecFlow
  • Understanding of CI/CD practices and Lean DevOps methodologies
  • Expertise with Jenkins, Bamboo, and Git
  • Financial/Trading services industry experience is a plus

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