Job Title: Quality Engineer II
Category: Information Technology
Location: JERSEY CITY, NJ
Shift: To Be Determined
Req #: tdam-00010846DCE
A leader in brokerage and investment services for over 35 years, TD Ameritrade offers a full spectrum of powerful solutions and innovative tools for trading and investing. We're constantly expanding our knowledge and bolstering our capabilities, from a leading active trader program to intuitive long-term investment solutions and a national branch system. Combined with some of the industry's brightest minds, there's no limit to how big our accomplishments can be.
From first-time investors to sophisticated traders, TD Ameritrade is focused on helping individuals seek out their financial goals. And you're the ambassador to all that we do. Beginning with our trading platform and proprietary technology to our resolve to outperform, you'll maintain the high level of quality and integrity we're known for, each and every day. With the right opportunity, there's no limit to what you can accomplish.
As a leading employer in financial services, we believe in building strong relationships, achieving quality results and working with integrity. It's at the heart of everything we do. That's why we provide you with comprehensive training, benefits and programs that inspire you to achieve more every day. Apply to a TD Ameritrade job today and help our clients pursue their dreams, while you fulfill yours.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Immigration sponsorship is typically not available for this position.
The primary responsibility of this position will be to ensure adequate testing of development code prior to release to production. The QA Engineer will report to the QA Manager.
The focus of the QA Engineer will be to ensure all changes to our applications are tested adequately. The QA Engineer will be responsible for ensuring test plans and test cases follow all standards and are appropriate on a project by project basis. The QA Engineer is responsible for using all test management tools according to standard.
Creation and modification of test plans
Participation in peer reviews of test plans and test cases
Identify risks and prepare mitigation plans
Assist QA and Release Leads in preparing implementation timelines
Develop Test Data Strategy
Assist QA Leads in determining appropriate test environments
Work with business analysts to ensure business requirements are adequate
Create test cases according to standards ' manual and automated
Perform problem solving and root cause analysis when defects occur
Update Quality Center requirement traceability, test cases, test sets and defects according to QA standards
Engage application development in defect resolution
Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization
Support and provide constructive feedback on existing processes and standards
Research and evaluate new testing technologies and tools
Become technically competent in all technologies used by Application Development organizations
Evaluate and recommend process or technical changes to partner organizations
Use positive influence to engage EPM and business partners
Provide guidance around automation strategies, working with the QA Architect and App/Dev
Must possess a minimum of 5 years' experience (academic or direct experience, including best practices) in the IT field
Demonstrates a solid understanding product lifecycles as well as how technical systems work and interact
Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving/decision making skills
Must be very detail oriented
Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting as well as independently with minimal error and guidance
Sense of urgency and commitment to providing the best support possible to both internal and external clients
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of associates in the organization well as solid facilitation skills
Must possess a basic understanding of how various systems and applications interact
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required
Financial services experience strongly preferred
Ability to resolve issues in a timely manner
Superior client service skills
Ability to prioritize workload in an effective manner
Effective listening skills
Technical/Functional Skills, Problem Solving, Decision Quality, Action Oriented, Communication Skills, Developing Direct Reports and Others, Process Management, Conflict Management
Experience with financial markets and basic trading knowledge (series 7 a plus)
Experience with online trading and/or different online trading platforms
Solid understanding of equity and options trading
Solid understanding of futures/forex markets a plus
Solid understanding of different types of market data and research tools a plus
Ability to work in a fast paced delivery environment
Experience with Quality Center
Basic Programming skills with Java programming knowledge a plus
Strong SQL knowledge
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TD Ameritrade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and offer a quality workplace.
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