Charles Schwab Corporation

Senior Software Developer (SDET)

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake
Requisition ID
Posted Date
1 month ago(6/25/2020 5:47 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

Core Technology Solution (CTS) vision is to champion innovation and optimal technology enabled business capabilities. We are looking for a seasoned Sr. Test Automation expert who will excel in dynamic team, in a fast-paced and agile environment, specializing in testing, test frameworks, test infrastructure, automation code, test tools and data.  A highly experienced software test automation leader with testing project management and extensive automation experience.  Someone who is a strong technical leader and possesses a client-focused sensibility.


What you are good at

  • Be an hands on advocate and leader for Test Automation across org, drive continuous integration and deployment strategies with a DevOps philosophy using Atlassin stack
  • Set and communicate automation strategies and processes for web services, APIs, middleware, UI etc., evaluate and implement software test automation tools and tooling standards
  • Build automation frameworks to increase reuse and reduce effort
  • Increase automation cycle execution run times and decrease manual analysis of results
  • Keep automation current, flexible and designed to work within a continuous integration / deployment framework
  • Develop methods and procedures to create automation test data and data refresh capabilities
  • Assist developers with Robust unit/component/ commit/ build and deploy/CI/CD test automation as needed
  • Recommend meaningful and automated dynamic reports and metrics that measure the success of automation efficiency and quality, and provide action items for continuous improvements
  • Interact with various levels of individual contributors and management to educate and influence
  • Collaborate with Automation CoE experts to plan, design, mange, report and prioritize software test automation solutions along with Dev and QA engineers 
  • Implement and lead Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment strategies
  • Maintain tools used in the Automation development including source control, test management and release systems
  • Influence, develop and execute QA process and testing best practices
  • Be a leader in enabling teams to use TDD/BDD/ATDD using Gherkin/Ruby/Cucumber
  • Be a quality leader in defining quality metrics for BPMT Pega systems such as Pega Unit, Gurad Rails etc.

What you have

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field
  • 6+ years of hands on application programming and/or test automation / framework experience in an Agile development environment
  • Experience in developing or influencing the development of automated framework(s) for enterprise level functional and regression testing is preferable
  • Working knowledge of Agile, Iterative development process and/or Rational Unified Process development methodologies and performance engineering 
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testing organizations and Business teams
  • Experience with one or more programming language  C#,JAVA, Java Script.
  • Experience in BDD,TDD or ATDD design techniques.  
  • Exposure to different Test data management techniques and tools.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testing organizations and Business teams
  • Passion for building solutions through automation, driven by innovation and commitment to lifelong learning
  • Strong programming, debugging/troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in API test automation using Parasoft SOATest desired.
  • Experience in UI automation using Sauselabs, Selenium or any other open source automation tools
  • Database testing using Relational databases like Oracle; Tools used are TOAD and SQL Server; white box testing using PL-SQL desired.
  • Experience in non-relational databases like Aerospike desired.
  • Experience with REST API service testing using tools, SOAPUI; Advanced REST Client
  • Experience with CI /CD tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Zephyr, Bit Bucket, Shell Scripting/Powershell, Splunk is a plus.
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies, Collaboration Tools (JIRA, Confluence, Hip Chat  )
  • Hands-on experience with server and configuration management
  • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work
  • Ability to effectively persuade, negotiate and influence all levels of staff; excellent collaboration and relationship-building skills
  • Motivation and passion to stay on top of new and emerging test and automation technologies and able to provide direction to test teams


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