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Principal Quality Engineer

  • ID: 464664
  • Posted: 4/17/2020
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Category: IT - Software Development
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Viaduct is looking for an amazing Principal Quality Engineer. If you are into numbers and finance, want to work with latest QA frameworks, and are ready to revolutionize the financial industry, this is the position for you. While quality is important everywhere, that’s especially true for a financial website, where we handle sensitive documents and help people with pivotal financial decisions. Good quality can only be achieved if it’s baked into the process from the very beginning.

The Principal Quality Engineer will play a central role on a team of brilliant engineers as we expand and improve our groundbreaking websites. You will expand our automation framework used on multiple platforms and for multiple websites, with latest technologies such as Selenium/WebDriver, Jenkins, Junit, and JMeter. If you are interested in revolutionizing the financial industry while working with a driven and collaborative team, this is the role for you.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for leading teams of both inhouse and outsourced QAs and QEs.
  • Architect for automation frameworks
  • Create a strategy to continuously expand our coverage to match business needs
  • Determine best practices for all quality teams.
  • Represent the team in high level planning meetings and assist management in making key decisions.
  • Advise management and business on anticipated system behavior in complex scenarios.
  • Must have strong organizational and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail.
  • Must have clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Lead teams to creative solutions to improve QA processes and tools.
  • Maintain very high levels of product quality and regulatory compliance with comprehensive test plans and test cases, documentation, as well as following existing processes.
  • Learn how Mortgage and other financial industries work, while learning new QA techniques, and continuously improving your technical skills.
  • Contribute to system, integration, API, unit, regression, smoke, compatibility, positive, negative, white box, black box, functional, non-functional, stress, usability, acceptance, and end-to-end testing.
  • Use test and case management, as well as bug tracking packages like Jira and PractiTest, to manage defects, test cases, test plans, and test suites.
  • Execute tests and work with developers, PM, and BAs to close out defects.
  • Use SQL clients to test databases. Use REST and SOAP clients, such as Postman and SoapUI, to test web services, using JSON, XML, headers, and WSDL.
  • Write test cases in Java, using WebDriver, Selenium, HttpClient, and other libraries.
  • Use maven and Jenkins for CI/CD.
  • Proven knowledge of QA methodologies and Agile processes. Participate in various Agile meetings: Poker Planning, Iteration Planning, Daily Scrum, Iteration Review, and Retrospective.
  • Work with outsourced technical personnel.
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications
  • 5 years experience Agile, SDLC, and QA processes.
  • 5 years experience with test and case management tools, such as Jira and PractiTest
  • 5 years experience using some API testing tools, such as Postman or SoapUI
  • 5 years experience using some CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins and maven.
  • 5 years experience with testing all major browsers on all major platforms
  • 5 years experience working with Selenium / WebDriver, Java, OOP, SQL, JUnit, JMeter XPath

Preferred Qualifications
  • Java 8
  • Some knowledge of Linux/UNIX and shell
  • Package managers: maven, ant, npm, sbt, rpm, gem, pip
  • Mobile browser and mobile application testing
  • Web Service test tools: Postman, SoapUI
  • Package managers: maven, ant, npm, sbt, rpm, gem, pip
  • Databases: Postgres, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase
  • Advanced SQL
  • JavaScript test frameworks: Jasmine and Mocha
  • Any scripting/programming languages: Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell, Batch, Bash, Sed, Awk, Powershell, JavaScript, VBScript
  • Any additional major languages: C, C++, C#, R, VB, VBA
  • Java test frameworks: TestNG, QTP, UFT, Cucumber, home-grown frameworks
  • Databases: Postgres, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase
  • Selenium Grid
  • Experience with testing all major browsers on all major platforms

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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