Software Developer in Test (SDT)Apply Job ID: R-013278 Date posted: 08/17/2021 Primary Location TX-Austin Other Locations SC-Fort Mill
Does Transformation, Quality, Shift left, Modernization, and Innovation inspire you?
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 19,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to objective guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Our team is actively seeking a motivated and talented Test Engineer who is passionate about testing software through automation. You will be part of an inter-disciplinary team of hardware, firmware, software, system, and test engineers to develop and integrate cutting-edge technologies for Financial Services Company building E2E automation solutions connecting Advisor Platform, Investor Platform and Teammates. You’ll work closely with product and engineering teams to understand features, develop and automate test cases, improve product quality and shorten release time from dev to production.
Automating tests using internal and open source tools & infrastructure
Reviewing user interfaces for conformity and functionality
Working with software engineers to understand product architecture and features
Create and maintain data scenarios to support test plans and test cases
Analyzing test results, being a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process
Documenting and track bugs to closure
Working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software Basic Qualifications
SQL and ability to write complex queries to validate
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in technical field, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
4+ years of experience as a QA Engineer or SDET
3+ years working with test processes, methodologies, tools and technology
Excellent understanding of CI/CD and how quality engineering and automation fits into the model
Hands on experience with automation tools like: Appium, Xcode, Selenium, BDD and Cucumber
Fluent in API and UI testing and creating automation test suits
Prior experience working as a Developer or SDET in Agile/Scrum teams
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where resourcefulness, determination, and strong problem-solving skills are necessary for success.
Positive attitude and the ability to complete assigned objectives with minimal supervision.
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
Financial Industry experience
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.