Staff Developer in Test

Employer
FINRA
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Closes
Oct 30, 2020
Ref
1341066559
Hours
Full Time
Under limited supervision, the Staff Developer in Test is involved in ensuring the quality of software products by developing and executing software testing components, developing automation solutions and responsible for the overall quality of the product throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC).Essential Job Functions:Support design and build framework and implement.Implements automation architecture.Creates and executes functional and non-functional test solutions.Creates test plans for small applications with moderate complexity.Creates and executes functional and non-functional moderate to complex test cases and solutions based on test strategies and test plans.Participates in reviews of system architecture, code and design documents.Independently develops automation code, data sets, scripts, utilities, simulators, data generators, API/interface testing solutions and other programmatic test tools as required to execute tests.Effectively communicates testing activities and findings in oral and written formats.Assists test lead to identify project risks and to develop mitigation strategies.Assists junior developers in test with technical challenges.Contribute to product code reviews.Other Responsibilities:Additional responsibilities as needed.Education/Experience Requirements:Bachelors degree in computer science/engineering or STEM degree and 3 years of software development and/or test automation experience, or the equivalent combination of training and experience (or) Master's degree with 1 yr.Solid understanding in Computer Science fundamentals - algorithm design, problem-solving, complexity analysis, and data structures.Experience with modern programming languages and common development technologies with software architecture and design skills.Experience with the testing process, test types, test design, and testing methodologies.Experience with functional or performance or security or DevOps test tools.Experience in designing and developing automation frameworks and test suites.Experience with cloud-related technologies.Experience with UNIX/Linux environment.Detail-oriented and have excellent written and oral communication skills.Working Conditions:Work is normally performed in an office environment.Occasional travel and extended hours may be required.To be considered for this position, please submit an application. 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