QA Automation Engineer in Data

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
May 21, 2022
Jun 20, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
QA Automation Engineer in Data
Who we are looking for
We're looking for a talented, experienced QA Automation Engineer in Data with solid technical skills and a passion for writing and testing software to drive automated testing of our FX trading platform. In this role, you will take primary responsibility for the building Test Frameworks in Python in collaboration with development team. You will work closely with Data Engineering team and review requirements, create test plans that effectively evaluate very complex data pipelines and data processing algos. Position offers location flexibility and control over the daily scheduling.

Why this role is important to us
You will be joining State Street Digital, our new division that combines advanced trading technology, best execution and servicing expertise with proprietary market research and insights to support clients in decentralized financial markets. Together with other teams across our company, you will be working on the evolution of our award-winning GlobalLink technology platform into a multi-asset solution that will include crypto, central bank digital currency, blockchain and tokenization.
Join us if making your mark in the digital asset servicing industry is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As a Automation Engineer in Data, you will:
Build, enhance and maintain an automated test infrastructure for validating data pipelines and ETLs. Ability to examine data at different stages in different forms.
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality and automate the tests.
  • Integrate with SCM infrastructure to establish a continuous build and test cycle using CICD tools - Jenkins or Teamcity.
  • Comfortable working on Linux environment
  • Establish processes and tools set to maintain automation scripts and generate regular test reports.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • Object-oriented design and coding skills in Python
  • Very good understanding and ability to work with popular data formats like AVRO and Parquet
  • Coding experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, services, and physical devices
  • Knowledge of workflow management and distributed systems
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges, troubleshooting/debugging and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Self-starter - highly motivated, driven, and able to work effectively both independently and in a team/collaborative environment.
  • A critical thinker-who uses logic to identify alternatives, evaluate, and present approaches to solve complex problems
  • Team Player- comfortable and able to work within a team dynamic to meet goals and objectives.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field
  • Strong understanding and experience in Python
  • Experience in SQL
  • Experience with creating test automation frameworks for large scale data projects using Python
  • Experience developing automation in Java (Good to have)
  • Experience in test framework design and development with JUnit or TestNg framework(Good to have)
  • Ability to work with Ant build script, Maven and latest CICD tools like Jenkins, TeamCity
  • Experience with Linux OS scripting (shell/bash)
  • Experience with testing methodologies (Unit, Integration, System) and API testing
  • Experience working with Databricks delta lake is good to have

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to Flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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