Quality Assurance Test Engineer, Assistant Vice President, Hybrid

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
20 Jul 2022
17 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
Software Test Engineer will play key role in the quality assurance of AML Sanctions Screening tech suite of applications in the Boston, MA area. We are looking for someone who has proven experience with testing and automating complex applications. This role will be responsible for defining and maintaining an acceptance testing cycle that is common in an Agile process including automation. Candidate will be expected to attend daily agile ceremonies and required to attend meetings with onshore and offshore teams to discuss/resolve impediments. Candidate should have willingness to learn new technologies and work under pressure with stringent timelines.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

What you will be responsible for
As Software Test Engineer you will
  • Drive testing and automation for AML Sanctions Screening compliance tech.
  • Create test scenarios and implement functional test cases (automated and otherwise) that will serve as acceptance test criteria for enhancements and new applications.
  • Work closely with developers and quality assurance members to run test suites and research errors.
  • Work with the support group to reproduce production problems and identify gaps in the regression test suite.
  • Work with developers to utilize and extend custom test harnesses for applications.
  • Find ways to enhance testing process with new tools, strategies or techniques.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and push the boundaries of test automation to achieve measurable efficiencies.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Advanced ability to create objects, methods and test scripts using automated testing tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of reusable coding patterns and object oriented paradigms as applied to automated testing tools.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose issues within the quality assurance environment and communicate that knowledge to a varied audience of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven experience delivering multiple versions of one or more applications.
  • Experience working with offshore resources.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with concentration in Engineering, Business or Technology preferred.
  • Must have 10+ yrs. of experience in Quality Assurance.
  • Excellent knowledge in STLC process - creating, maintaining and executing automation/functional test plans, writing test scripts against software platforms, communicating test results, tracking defects and participating in day to day QA activities.
  • Experience in Financial domain and knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (Sanctions, Transaction Monitoring, Know Your Customer), financial securities, and trading principles is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of core banking payment systems such as BESS, PEP+, GPP, ACI, MTS etc. or experience with Global Banking Modernization desirable.
  • Experience with Selenium, Python, Java (Eclipse),Visual Basic/VB Script, Test NG, BDD framework for test automation preferred.
  • Hands on experience on SQL (Analytical Functions and complex queries), SQL developer and TOAD.
  • Knowledge of test methodologies and their corresponding tools such as Jira, HP ALM, RTC..etc..
  • Must have good understanding of Agile methodology and Agile ceremonies.
  • Must have team-oriented attitude and experience working seamlessly with geographically distributed teams while maintaining the highest standard in collaboration and communication across the QA/DEV and Business teams.
  • Self-motivated, self-driven, own and consider him/herself accountable for timely completion of QA deliverables.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with great attention to details.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.
Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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