Senior Test Engineer

    • Belmont, CA

About Us: Personal Capital is a leading digital wealth management company, founded in 2009. We're on a mission to transform financial lives through technology and people, providing both insight-driven advice with free financial tools and personalized wealth management from 200+ registered financial advisors across the county. Personal Capital has raised $300+ million in capital from accomplished financial and strategic investors (IVP, Venrock, Crosslink, Corsair, Blackrock, BBVA, USAA, IGM/Power) to disrupt the traditional $30 trillion U.S. wealth management market. Our free personal finance app is utilized by over two million users, helping them track over $800 billion of their personal finances, all in one place. Our award-winning apps paved the way for our advisory firm, which now manages over $12 billion in personalized investment portfolios for American families. Personal Capital is headquartered in Redwood Shores with offices in San Francisco, Denver, Dallas, and Atlanta.

Candidate: We are seeking a highly motivated, independent engineer who can handle responsibilities that span all phases from requirements to deployment. We look for critical thinkers with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

 

Role

  • Develop quality strategy for the new features of our financial application
  • Monitor and constantly refine the quality strategy
  • Don't just find and report bugs. Instead, aim to understand why such bugs arose in the first place. Then find a solution to the root cause
  • Analyze requirements for gaps and point out design flaws that can lead to bugs down the road
  • Work closely with product managers and developers and assist them in story creation
  • Validate features with more focus on the server side validation at the API level
  • Using an existing API framework to write automated tests is the 'must have' requirement for this role
  • Write test cases and setup review meetings to incorporate feedback from stakeholders.
  • Validate the features in both web and mobile clients. 
  • Perform regression tests
  • Identify usability challenges and suggest possible improvements.

 

Minimum Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4+ years of test engineering, SDET, or related experience
  • Solid understanding of QA fundamentals
  • Hands on experience with API testing tools and technologies such as Postman, SoapUI, JMeter, JSON, etc
  • Proficient in JavaScript or JAVA
  • Strong understanding of RESTful Service
  • Experience working with Microservices

 

Desired Experience

  • Financial Services experience.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development process and related tools
  • Masters of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent

 

 

 

Personal Capital is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Personal Capital is a digital wealth management company.

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