compensation: Commensurate with experience. employment type: full-time
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Are you a self-starter with a can-do attitude and a creative problem solver with strong technical, financial, and analytical skills? Our Project Management Office team—part of our expansive Technology department—is looking to bring on a QA engineer who will work closely with stakeholders to write and execute manual test cases and report on results in a Microsoft environment. Our workplace environment is fast paced, so the ability to stay on top of multiple projects is essential.
Owning QA activities for the team
Working with a diverse, multinational team to identify and execute test activities
Writing test plans, cases, and strategies
Reporting, analyzing, and tracking defects within TFS
Assisting with software releases
Working closely with other QA members, Development, and stakeholders
Producing timely released, high-quality software through the following actions:
Participating in team standups, planning, and other meetings
Designing test scope, approaches, and strategies
Creating test plans and cases as appropriate; possibly directing others
Designing or locating test data
Ensuring that appropriate tests are executed during development and upon deployment
Collaborating with the team to identify areas of high risk and root causes of problems
Working closely with the team and developers to detect, prioritize, and fix defects
Providing appropriate status and risk assessment for management
Improving the QA team by finding and implementing process improvements, as well as by mentoring more junior members of the team
4+ years of testing experience in information services or technology
QA lead experience in support of accounting, portfolio performance, and financial systems platforms
Experience leading and coordinating work across QA project teams
Strong understanding of financial investment systems, including, but not limited to, performance calculations, fee billing and calculation, corporate actions, and account reconciliation
2+ years of SQL experience; writing and executing complex queries, data mining
Experience writing test cases, maintaining a test case backlog, and working with QA automation engineers
Prior work in Agile/Scrum environments
Experience working in a Microsoft environment; knowledge of TFS, Visual Studio, and/or Azure Dev Ops
Familiarity with testing web-based applications; SaaS and Cloud platform experience a plus
Experience with source control and bug-tracking systems
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in manual test development and execution
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About Commonwealth--and Our Anything but Common® Culture
Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser-independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we've been delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support--plus a variety of affiliation models--deliver what today's independent advisors need to thrive.
That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission--one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities.
Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work--it's a place that, for many, feels like home.
Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.
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