The Role: Senior Software Development Engineer in Test The Grade: 10, for internal use only The Location: Richmond, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Centennial, CO, or US-Virtual
The Team: The Quality Engineering team works in partnership with other Technology Functions and the Business to ensure the quality delivery of our products. The team works in an Agile environment and is located globally. The team is independent in driving all decisions and is responsible for continuously improving customer experience, revenue growth, and operations enablement through quick turn-around of the development of our products with high quality.
The Impact: As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will make a key contribution in building solutions to test applications across Web/Windows/API/Services platforms and framing efficient data comparison methods. Your challenge will be reducing the "time to market" for products without compromising quality, by using automation and innovation. You will use a wide range of technologies and have the opportunity to interact with different internal teams.
What's in it for you:
Working with a team of highly skilled, ambitious, and result-oriented professionals.
Using a wide range of cutting-edge technology to innovate while testing.
An ever-challenging environment to hone your existing skills in Automation, performance, service layer testing, SQL scripting, etc.
A great opportunity to think and execute like a developer while performing the role of QA.
Being a part of an organization that values the 'Culture of Urgency' and 'Shift Left' approaches.
Plenty of skill-building, knowledge-sharing, and innovation opportunities.
Building a fulfilling career with a global financial technology company.
Design and develop automation/performance solutions that meet organization standards and build reliable, reusable and maintainable automated regression suites & test harnesses
Use tools and frameworks to build automation/performance scripts with quality code to simplify testing scenarios
Design and develop test plans, test cases based upon functional and design specifications, execute test cases and analyze and report test results to the teams
Work in partnership with the development teams to deliver business functionality on time with required quality that meets the acceptance criteria
Acts as a test lead, planning the work of other testing staff and assigning tasks to meet project deadlines.
Uses strong testing skills to provide guidance and assist project staff
Reviews and approves the work of project team members in the writing of scripts, expected results, test results and defect descriptions. Ensures standard methodologies are followed and testing activities stay on schedule.
Focus on building efficient solutions for Web, Services/APIs, and Database testing requirements.
Participate in internal/cross team meetings, project scoping, functional reviews, test specifications, technical reviews for assigned projects in an Agile environment
Involved in requirements review and participate in architecture/design reviews with an emphasis on test automation/performance strategy and ensuring best practices
Participate actively in functional, system and regression testing activities
Gather quality assurance data and metrics to provide insights and conclusions
Estimate and perform risk analysis for quality delivery
What We're Looking For:
4+ Years of experience in software testing or development with a deep understanding of testing, coding, and debugging procedures
Experience in programming using Python/C#/Java or other languages
Experience in the design and development of automated tests using automation tools (e.g. Selenium, Appium) across the application layers (UI/Service/Data layers)
Experience in advising team to identify automatable test cases at different layers (UI, Services and Data layer tests). Ability to work with developers to build automation/performance-friendly code
Experience in refactoring and extending test automation/performance frameworks and suites as necessary
Experience working with SOAP and REST service and understanding of SOA architecture
Exposure to distributed source control systems such as Git
Experience working with SQL/PL-SQL, writing SQL queries, stored procedures, and RDBMS
Exposure to Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices and experience in Agile methodology is highly desirable.
Experience testing on CI, DevOps, rolling deployment/upgrade model
Experience with Test Data Management and mapping automated test code coverage
Experience in developing Test Plans and Test Cases, Exploratory Testing, creating and maintaining Defect Reports
Experience in performance testing tools such as LoadRunner, JMeter, Locust, etc.
Experience utilizing APM/Log/Data analysis tools such as Kibana/DataDog/Splunk/Grafana
Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
Strong communication skills and ability to produce clear, concise, and detailed documentation
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and technical troubleshooting skills
Bachelor's or higher qualification in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent is preferred
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $60,300 - $125,800 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit S&P Benefits
About S&P Global S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision-making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies, and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments, and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in their daily work. We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at the interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.
Equal Opportunity Employer S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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