Charles Schwab Associate QA Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Description:

Raleigh - NC, RALEIGH, 434 Fayetteville Street, 27601-1701

Naren Barve

20180514-3303

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 Advisor Services Technology (AST) team is responsible for building applications for financial advisors. These solutions are essential to the success of the investment advisor and offer features such as client relationship management, portfolio accounting, trading, data integration, reporting and much more. AST offers a wide range of technology opportunities for the best and brightest people to grow and demonstrate their skills as they develop leading edge financial applications.

What you’ll do:

The Associate Staff QA Engineer will work closely with the development team and business analysts create and execute manual and automated software testing activities while delivering on multiple projects implementing new features and enhancements, and bug fixes on a large and complex portfolio management system. The right candidate will have expertise with QA best practices and have proven experience performing all QA-related functions such as vetting requirements, creating Test Plans 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, and the right candidate will enjoy being part of a highly interactive, agile team.

Essential Duties:

  • Strong collaboration skills. Works collaboratively with development during all stages of projects to provide in process testing results. Works directly with appropriate business partners and development to understand project concepts, objectives and approach of software development projects.

  • Strong communications, teamwork, and problem-solving skills are necessary. Ability to interact and communicate well with business partners and technology teams is required. Written and verbal communication skills must both be strong.

  • Participate in all aspects of testing, including functional, regression, load/performance and system testing. Defines scope and objectives of all levels of QA testing. Establishes the purpose and deliverables of the test effort. Develop and implement test plans/cases

  • Develop automated testing scripts for complex environments

  • Manage defects and proactively identify risks to management

  • Able to work independently and in team environments.

  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills to provide detailed root cause analysis.

What you have:

Required

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or Masters in Computer Science

  • Coursework and/or experience in C# or C++ Coursework and/or experience designing and coding using object oriented principlesCoursework and/or experience in test automation tools

  • Coursework and/or experience in database principles, such as SQL, Oracle, Mongo DB or Hadoop

  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and processes such as SCRUM

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

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

  • Self-starter who can grasp difficult concepts quickly

  • A yearning to understand and leverage new tools and technologies

  • A yearning to leverage technology to build products that "wow" users

Desired

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies is a plus.

  • Coursework and/or experience in user interfaces using languages such as HTML5, Jquery, CSS, Javascript

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • 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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?:No

Work Schedule:Days

Languages:English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications:None

Relevant Work Experience:IT-Software Quality Assurance (QA)-less than 2 yrs

Position Located In:NC - Raleigh

Education:BA/BS

Job Type:Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, May 21, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018

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