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QA Automation Engineer

Req #: 170072009
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

As a member of our Software Engineering Group you will dive head-first into creating innovative solutions that advance businesses and careers. You’ll join an inspiring and curious team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products. You’ll be tasked with keeping the team and other key stakeholders up to speed on the progress of what’s being developed. Coming in with an understanding of the importance of end-to-end software development-such as Agile frameworks-is key. And best of all, you’ll be working with and sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists from all over the world.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 
  • Working proficiency in developmental toolsets
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages(e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Groovy, C++/C#, CSS, .Net, VBScript, SQL, etc.).
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement

3+ years of experience in the following technical areas:

  • Automation testing

  • Use of 2 or more development languages

  • Web technologies (e.g. HTTP, XML, HTML, etc.).

  • Development or test automation tools/frameworks (e.g. Cucumber/Gherkin, Selenium, SOAP-UI, HP ALM/QTP, JIRA, etc.).

  • Platforms/OS/Servers (e.g. Windows Server, Linux/Unix, Apache, Tomcat, etc.).

The Digital Technology team (Digital IT) moves quickly, efficiently and effectively on the right work for the business at the right times, providing end-to-end technology solutions for the business. Chase supports more than 23 million households and is the number one small business lender in the United States – and as a technology function, we support not only that world as it exists today, but make sure it succeeds as we grow. We operate as business partners, solving problems together with the business and driving better cost to service.  Our Quality Assurance (QA) team has an opening for an Associate.  As an

 

Associate you will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing all testing activities for initiatives across one or more assigned projects, utilizing processes, methods, metrics and software that ensure the quality, reliability and systems safety and security.
  • Understanding the interfacing applications, test environments and our tools and methodologies. 

  • Test strategy formulation will include decomposing the business and technical requirements into test case scenarios, defining test data requirements, managing test case creation, devising contingencies plans and other preparation activities. 

  • Development of the test case execution plan, test case execution, managing issues, and status metrics. 

  • Working with a global team and responsible for directing/reviewing the test planning and execution work efforts of an offshore team. 

  • Communicating effectively with business units, IT Development, Project Management and other support staff on testing timelines, deliverables, status and other information.

  • Assisting in the project quality reviews for your assigned applications

  • Assessing risk to the project based on the execution and validation and making appropriate recommendations

  • Ability to interpret quality audits, drive improvements and change, and facilitate test methodology discussions across the business unit

Additional areas of responsibilities include:

  • Providing project implementation support on an as needed basis
  • Assisting with application training of new resources.
  • Ability to create and manage project plans and activity timelines.
  • Acting as a liaison between the Line of Business testing resources and the development team
  • Investigating, monitoring, reporting and driving solutions to issues
  • Identifying and creating risk mitigation activities, and developing and implementing process improvements. 
  • Documenting all test artefacts including full audit and transparency of traceability from requirements to tests, and evidence of test planning and execution.

  • Lead initiatives for QA, and coach junior team members in their day-to-day activities (to include on-boarding support)A college degree or equivalent experience

Minimum of four plus years of experience with the following:

  • Testing techniques to include functional, regression, sanity/smoke, batch, and system testing

  • Creating test strategies and test case development

  • Planning and coordinating test activities

  • Test case development and defect resolution

  • JIRA/Zephyr or HP’s Application Lifecycle Management

  • Familiarity with American Disabilities Act, WCAG 2.0 criteria and testing tools (manual and automated)

  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and excellent analytical skills

  • Collaborative decision-making and good judgment

  • Strong time, interpersonal and people skills

  • Ability to operated comfortably in a multi-task / multi priority environment across a global team

  • Experience with client server environments

  • Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office products

  • Knowledge of Agile Application Development concepts

 

Our Consumer & Community Banking Group depends on innovators like you to serve nearly 66 million consumers and over 4 million small businesses, municipalities and non-profits.  You’ll support the delivery of award winning tools and services that cover everything from personal and small business banking as well as lending, mortgages, credit cards, payments, auto finance and investment advice. This group is also focused on developing and delivering cutting edged mobile applications, digital experiences and next generation banking technology solutions to better serve our clients and customers.

 

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world. 

 

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 

 

It's time to take your career to the next level, and we can help. Apply today.

 

 

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