Staff-Software Automation Engineer (SDET)
Charles Schwab
Westlake, TX
Your Opportunity
Corporate Information Technology provides application support across Business Process Management Technology, Sales and Services Technology, Risk Management, Human Resources Technology and much more. These platforms are critical, and integral to providing extraordinary service to our external and internal clients. This group includes the Quality Engineering Practice which is a collaborative group of guides in quality engineering through automation. Team members work closely with scrum team members to architect solutions that will affect a products quality.

What you’re good at
Provide accountability on the technical strategy for testing and quality engineering and development on mission critical enterprise applications
Develop and maintain enterprise scalable test automation frameworks
Evaluate new technology or processes to support sustainable, continuous test automation
Drive a continuous improvement attitude to deliver robust performance testing strategies and methods
You will be building robotic test automation for BPM Java-based applications on PegaRULES Process Commander Platform (PRPC), .NET Core and Java based frameworks. You will be encouraged to achieve first-level PRPC technical certification on the job.
Promote excellent development practices for coded test frameworks, to include participating in code reviews and source control management
Design test automation for web services, APIs, and web-based platforms
Partner with scrum team members to provide technical mentorship on creating agile test automation solutions, accelerating Schwab’s SDLC processes and meeting critical business objectives.
Maintain tools used in during test development including source control, test management and release systems
Mentor peers and staff on quality engineering, network with other automation teams within Schwab and derive automation standard methodologies for continuous improvement.
Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and vendor partnerships
What you have
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field
3-5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance or Software Engineering
2+ years of hands on experience automating build and release certification tasks as part of DevOps practices and behaviors
2+ years of hands on testing experience in Business Process Management workflows
Understanding of QA practices (black box testing, risk based testing, system testing, regression testing, exploratory testing practices)
Strong technical proficiency in an OOP language such as C#.NET/Java or an expert in test automation tools preferably in a Java/Maven environment and the Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Zephyr, Confluence), Selenium or other industry leading tool sets
Great teammate with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testing organizations and Business teams
Working knowledge of Agile, Iterative development process and methodologies is important
Passion for building solutions through automation, motivated by innovation and commitment to lifelong learning
Strong problem-solving skills including ability to disseminate complex ideas in a simplified fashion
Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Preferred:
Hands on experience with DevOps and Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins/Bamboo/GIT etc)
Acceptance test-driven development (ATDD) or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) using Gherkin languages like Cucumber or SpecFlow is a plus
1+ years of experience with Service Oriented Architecture Quality Assurance, and thorough knowledge of testing API orchestration layers and Real-Time Messaging interfaces such as RabbitMQ
1+ years of experience developing or testing applications on the PEGA platform
Exposure to a regulatory environment (like Banking & Finance or Health care etc.)
Experience in developing or influencing the development of scalable automated framework(s) that orchestrate enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable