Sr. QA Engineer

Employer
PIMCO
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 24, 2022
Closes
Aug 23, 2022
Ref
15580423
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are a leading global asset management firm with over 3,000 employees across 20 offices in 15 countries; we help millions of investors around the world pursue their financial goals.

We hire critical thinkers. People who thrive in a collaborative culture like ours where we solve real problems while building the future of finance.

You
  • Are excited to be part of a vibrant engineering community that values diversity, hard work, and continuous learning.
  • Love solving complex real-world business problems.
  • Recognize that cross-functional collaboration is a core component of success for the team.
  • Believe there are multiple ways to solve most technical problems and are willing to debate the trade-offs.
  • Have become a stronger engineer by making mistakes and learning from them.
  • Are a doer, someone who wants to grow their career and gain experience across technologies and business functions.

We
  • Continuously invest in a high-performance and inclusive culture, in which a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are celebrated and valued.
  • Encourage career mobility, so you can benefit from learning different functions and technologies, and we gain the benefits of your experience across teams.
  • Run technology pro bono programs that help the non-profit community and give our engineering community opportunities to volunteer and participate.
  • Offer education reimbursements and ongoing training in technology, communication, and diversity & inclusion.
  • Embrace knowledge sharing through lunch-and-learns, demos, and technical forums.
  • Consider our people to be our greatest asset-we will help you learn what PIMCO Technology has to offer so you can participate in activities that benefit your career while delivering impactful technology solutions.


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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