Lead Software Development Test Engineer

  • DTCC
  • Coppell, TX, United States
  • 04 Oct, 2022

Job Description

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you’ll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll be supported and surrounded by other professionals as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Arrangements

Why you'll love this job:

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (Sr. SDET) is a Senior Developer in Test responsible for design, development, and maintenance of automated test solutions. Proficient in Java as well as modern testing tools (e.g. Selenium, TestNG, Rest Assured, etc.), he/she should be able to write and support automated testing solutions for multi-tiered applications. Should possess excellent verbal, written, analytical and problem-solving skills, be able to interact with various stakeholders to understand requirements and communicate status. Successful execution of this role will combine fluency in test automation frameworks, attention to detail, analytical skills, and understanding of business processes and unwavering dedication to software quality.

What you’ll do:

  • Use extensive Java and programming expertise to design and develop Automated Testing solutions with a balanced maintenance and sustainability strategy
  • Analyze various tools, perform feasibility analysis, and develop proof-of-concepts
  • Develop and enhance next generation Enterprise Test Engineering Automation solutions in a Continuous Integration environment
  • Be a key technical player in contributing to the architecture evolution of our software/data Test Automation Frameworks and related capabilities
  • Define, design, development, documentation and maintenance of tools and Automation Frameworks for current and next gen Software Platforms/Frameworks as part of an Agile team 
  • Partner with different stake holders - Product Management, Application Development, DevOps and other technical teams in planning and coordination
  • Document and communicate Automation Framework functions, interfaces, performance criteria, test cases and results to diverse audiences
  • Provide guidance, training, and mentoring of Test Engineers and help with the Transition process of an Enterprise Quality Assurance department to Enterprise Test Engineering department.
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to supervise and mitigate risk; advances appropriately.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design and extend the framework’s capabilities to support execution of automated tests against different testing environments
  • Extend the framework’s capabilities by developing end-to-end automated test in Java, JS, Selenium to validate system functionality
  • Extend the framework’s capabilities by developing automated component test to validate component behavior
  • Integrate automated test with CI/CD pipeline
  • Interact with application development and testing teams to understand business/technical requirements and system design. 
  • Develop functional and technical expertise for the system supported
  • Contribute to overall automation framework design and enhancement
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately.

Leadership Competencies for this level include:

  • Accountability: Demonstrates reliability by taking necessary actions to continuously meet required deadlines and goals.
  • Global Collaboration: Applies global perspective when working within a team by being aware of own style and ensuring all relevant parties are involved in key team tasks and decisions.
  • Communication: Articulates information clearly and presents information effectively and confidently when working with others.
  • Influencing: Convinces others by making a strong case, bringing others along to their viewpoint; maintains strong, trusting relationships while at the same time is comfortable challenging ideas.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Thinks boldly and out of the box, generates new ideas and processes, and confidently pursues challenges as new avenues of opportunity.

Sound like you?

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline required.
  • Minimum 8-10 years of IT experience
  • Experience as Sr. Java Developer/SDET/Test Automation Engineer i
  • 4-5 years in Java Development or Test Development building test automation frameworks and developing automation scripts in Selenium Webdriver using Java
  • Experience writing, debugging, optimizing and scaling applications/ automated test scripts
  • Must have Hands-on experience in Development or Test Automation Framework implementations in Enterprise/Internet commercial software environments with a minimum 5+ years of Java Development/Programming experience.
  • Advanced Java Development skills, understanding of design patterns, data structures, and experience working in a layered architecture with significant experience applying those skills in test environments
  • Must have minimum 4+ years hands on experience in open-source tools such as Selenium, TestNG/Junit etc.
  • Experience or deep knowledge in Webservice tests and Automation
  • Ability to interpret technical designs and specifications and design automated solutions accordingly.
  • Experience in CI/CD technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Git, Maven etc.).
  • Experience selecting and configuring appropriate tools and frameworks to effectively drive automated testing.
  • Ability to programmatically test any software product and develop tests for your own code 
  • Knowledge or experience of other languages/tools - AngularJS, Protractor, Jasmine, JavaScript, JMeter, UFT/QTP etc.
  • Knowledge or experience in automation of services/API software layers (e.g. UI, services, APIs, etc.)
  • Knowledge or experience in AWS Cloud
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work
  • Ability to partner with teams and works hands-on to provide support.
  • Good understanding of the role of automation in various SDLCs (e.g. agile, scrum, waterfall) and mentor, train and coach resources.
  • Experienced in mentoring more junior Automation engineers and providing guidance as needed.
  • Ability to work on multiple work streams concurrently in a fast-paced environment with extreme multi-tasking and context switching.
  • Demonstrates advanced analytical skills and debugging and root cause analysis skills.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in program and quality management, issue management, and communication.
  • Self-motivated, methodical problem solver, who is detail and quality oriented
  • Self-starter / demonstrated ability to initiate and drive continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Who We Are:

DTCC is the heart of the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 21 locations all over the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. In 2020, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $2.3 quadrillion.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.