Sr. QA Engineer

Employer
PIMCO
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 05, 2022
Closes
Jun 24, 2022
Ref
15254683
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

We are offering the right QA Engineer the chance to join an elite technology team within one of the world's largest asset managers building the best of breed Quality Assurance frameworks and controls, and building upon the best practices in the industry.

Over the coming years we will be building a solid Testing Governance Foundation, designing and scaling out our new services' testing framework, architectures and components, building a New Self-Service Testing Model ultimately replacing and converging our legacy testing tools and platforms. You will be able to leverage your experience and be a part of a journey to lead, modernize, bring change and build and operate a modern Testing Platform across key verticals. An upward trajectory of success and growth is driving demand as we bring Test Automation to more applications and business use-cases.

Duties:
  • Develop, maintain, and scale test automation scripts to support financial applications.
  • Gather, review, and analyze end user and business requirements from a test automation standpoint.
  • Develop architecture, define objectives, and engage in automation framework development (Java, SQL, etc.)
  • Hands-on in implementation of data driven and keyword driven frameworks using Behavior Driven Testing using Selenium, Cucumber & TestNG frameworks, including API/end-point testing frameworks
  • Experience with Cloud frameworks/ AWS preferred.
  • Conduct root-cause analysis and communicate findings to the engineering team by reviewing configuration files, logs, and code.
  • Analyze current software automation trends and conduct feasibility analysis by evaluating emerging technology stacks.
  • Develop technical understanding and assess technological applicability of new tools required to shape the Next Gen Quality Assurance (QA) initiative.
  • Lead cross-functional test teams to achieve project objectives.
  • Execute and monitor testing activities to ensure they are completed as planned.
  • Track, report, and verify software defects to ensure time-bound issue resolution.
  • Execute and co-ordinate core testing activities for various testing verticals (functional, services, load, regression, security and performance testing).


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Technology or related field
  • 7+ years of experience of hands-on Test Automation scripting experience required
  • Utilizing Selenium, Cucumber, TestNG, Java, and Git commands to create custom automation frameworks, and monitoring frameworks on an on-going basis to ensure stability.
  • Designing, developing and scaling test automation frameworks by coding reusable functionalities and modules;
  • Formulating optimized SQL queries to extract relevant data for test automation;
  • Developing and executing scripts to automate functional end-to-end testing;
  • Performing testing of software products through all phases of software development life cycle using various testing verticals (functional, services, regression, integration);
  • Performing back-end data validation using Relational Database Principles and SQL on Oracle SQL Developer.


Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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