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Quality Assurance Analyst

Jose Merciline
Menlo Park, CA
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Department: Our Company @ Work, E*TRADE Corporate Services, Employee Stock Plan

Department profile:

E*TRADE Corporate Services is the leader in providing equity compensation products for public and private companies. We provide robust applications by using the best technologies, following solid design principles. Our work culture fosters an incredible exposure to innovative ideas and challenges that create experience and opportunity.

Position Overview:

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for project-team testing requirements, support and direction with business systems analysis, automated test development and maintenance in both a legacy multi-value platform and an object/service-oriented architecture implemented on the Java platform.

The Right Candidate

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are ready to learn and grow. As a test automation Engineer, you will play a critical role in design and development of software applications used by E*TRADE?s clients, customer and support personnel. This role requires strong software engineering, manual and automation test skills, and good problem-solving skills.

Required Experience: Skill Set:

Primary skills

-Analyzes complex functional requirements, performs research on current processes, designs test strategy and documents, and interacts with the business to develop test plans and test scripts

-Plans required test data fixtures and prioritizes test scripts to ensure the most critical components of the applications are being tested

-Leads the development of a comprehensive test strategy and works in partnership with a cross-functional team to define and complete testing deliverables

-Presents identified project defects, risk analysis, and potential improvements to project team participants for review

-Reviews and validates system data and product quality to ensure system integrity and data fixtures

-Assists in the creation and maintenance of the UI and API automated testing scripts and conducts automated testing on the most critical client-facing applications as needed

-Reviews tests with others to ensure that the tests conform to industry standards and the company's existing systems architecture, design techniques, and development standards

-Develops, reviews, refines, uses and documents plans for both automated and manual functional, integration, and regression tests and assures that tests are successfully completed prior to production

-Documents all test designs and scripts, functional, and regression tests and production releases.

-Participates in product demonstrations and IT and QA process improvement recommendations and trains other analysts as needed

-Mentor other department members and IT Staff members

-Assists other teams to troubleshoot application issues in production, quality assurance, and other environments

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of experience in quality assurance is required on the following applications:

-Must be able to write test scripts from user requirements, execute the scripts and communicate results to team participants.

- Working experience with TITAN, TestNG, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, Protractor

-Must be able to evaluate and document business case for enterprise improvement initiatives

-Must be able to design basic Excel spreadsheets and Word documents

-Demonstrate extensive knowledge of quality methodology and testing practices, tools and metrics

-Highly self-motivated, with the ability to complete tasks with minimal guidance, and to learn independently

-Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

-Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

-Must have logical aptitude to understand interactions/workings of systems

-Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills in working in a cross-functional team comprised of Product Analysts, QA, UAT, Development and PMO members

-Must be able to follow a project schedule and juggle tasks and priorities to meet rapidly changing deadlines

-Above-average knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL)

Preferred Experience and Skills

-Background in Securities/Banking/Financial Services

-Working in Unix/Linux development environment

-Agile/Scrum methodologies

-Good to have skills

-Trading domain business knowledge is a plus

-Hands on experience testing Mobile applications using Sauce Labs cloud is a strong plus


Jose Merciline

Menlo Park, CA
94025 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago
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