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Sr. Software Developer in Test (SDT)

Job ID: R-010100 Date posted: 06/23/2020 Primary Location TX-Austin

Job Overview:

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.

You Will Be

  • 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
  • Document, track bugs to closure and reports Project status to stake holders
  • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience as a QA Engineer or SDET
  • 6+ years working with test processes, methodologies, tools and technology
  • Automation experience working with technologies: Java, Python, Java Script, .Net etc.
  • SQL and ability to write complex queries to validate
  • Serve as SME for one or more functional areas , acts as technology ambassador for automation and building efficient solutions
  • Leads process, technology improvement efforts with in quality engineering team and larger part of organization.
  • 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.
  • Shown leadership experience in leading releases / project delivery.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Excellent understanding of CI/CD and how QA/automation process fits into the model
  • Knowledge of automation tools like Appium, Xcode, Selenium, BDD and Cucumber
  • Fluent in API and UI testing and creating automation test suits
  • Prior experience working as QA or SDET in Agile/Scrum teams, Financial Industry experience is plus
  • Proficient in Webservices testing – SOAP , Restful Services etc

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 4,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2019, based on total revenue.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lpl.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.

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