Charles Schwab Corporation

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

Job Locations US-TX-Westlake
Requisition ID
Posted Date
1 month ago(6/29/2020 7:47 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

Client Reporting Technology (CRT) is looking for a senior Software Development Engineer in Test to define innovative and effective software testing practices across a broad range of technology platforms. The group has established strong partnerships with both technology and business teams, as well as the centralized project services organization.


CRT group champions innovative and scalable technology solutions to deliver a superior client communication experience, through multiple delivery channels. Some of CRT’s software products include brokerage and bank statement applications, letters, tax documents, trade confirmations, operational and marketing communications, and regulatory forms.


This position provides opportunities to work innovatively and collaboratively with business and technology partners to execute to Schwab’s vision to be the most trusted leader in investment services.

What you are good at

  • Responsible for ongoing, continuous improvement in testing efficiency and effectiveness through the use of innovative QA practices and tools, and close collaboration with the development and business organizations.
  • Design, develop and implement Test Automation Frameworks for business critical products.
  • Negotiate overall product quality standards with development and business stakeholders.
  • Defines and implements effective risk mitigation strategies for all testing-related risks.
  • Oversee all aspects of automation testing including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  • Develop tests to address the full stack automation (database, web services and UI).
  • Influence, develop and execute QA process and testing best practices.
  • Mentor on QA, network with other Automation teams in Schwab; derive automation best practices for continuous improvement.
  • Drive continuous integration and deployment strategies leveraging tools like Jenkins/Bamboo with a DevOps philosophy.

What you have

  • 5-8 years of experience in building and maintaining test automation frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of Test Automation Frameworks
  • Strong programming background
  • Experience with open-source test automation tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior team members
  • Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and offshore vendors
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (oral and written) to partner technically with Application Architects, Development, QA/Testers and Business partners
  • Flexible driver of creative solutions who will thrive in a dynamic and emerging team
  • Experience in an Agile work environment
  • Experience with Atlassian Tools (Bitbucket, Jira, Zephyr, Bamboo)
  • Experience testing ETL tools, and experience with data validation software, preferably Informatica Data Validation Option (DVO) and SQL
  • Exploratory testing knowledge and experience
  • Understanding of BDD and TDD styles


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