Software Tester III at Charles Schwab (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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Your Opportunity

Who We Are:
As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

The PC Core Technology (PCCT) Team represents a centralized domain responsible for managing holdings, investment performance, and automated re-balancing across the universe of investment portfolios within Schwab. The PCCT Development team is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer III who will excel in a dynamic fast-paced environment. The right candidate will have experience with QA best practices and proven experience performing all QA-related functions; including, but not limited to: vetting requirements; creating test plans, test data and test cases; executing test cases; creating automation scripts; and reviewing regression results in order to quickly determine if our products are ready for market. QA team members work very closely with developers on an integrated team dedicated to delivering high-quality solutions. The right candidate will enjoy being part of a highly interactive, Agile team. PCCT offers a wide range of technology opportunities for the best and brightest people to grow and demonstrate their skills as they develop high-performance financial applications.

What you are good at
  • What You'll Do
    The Quality Assurance Engineer III will work closely with the development team and business analysts create and execute manual and automated software testing activities while delivering on multiple projects implementing new features and enhancements, and bug fixes on a large and complex portfolio management system. The right candidate will have expertise with QA best practices and have proven experience performing all QA-related functions such as vetting requirements, creating Test Plans and test cases, executing test cases, creating automation scripts, and reviewing regression results in order to quickly determine if our products are ready for market. QA team members work very closely with developers on an integrated team dedicated to delivering high quality solutions, and the right candidate will enjoy being part of a highly interactive, agile team.
    Essential Duties:
    • Participate in all aspects of testing: unit, integration, functional, regression, load/performance, automation and system testing.
    • Work with the team to define scope and objectives of all levels of QA testing. This includes establishing the purpose and deliverables of the test effort, developing and implementing test plans/cases, developing and helping maintain automated testing scripts for complex environments.
    • Contribute to the definition, development and implementation of quality assurance practices and procedures and other QA assessments.
    • Adhere to the standards and best practices within the Agile Scrum methodology
    • Establish fact based measurements of test efficiency, effectiveness and product readiness; examples include: defect densities, defect counts, code coverage and automation counts
    • Manage and troubleshoot defects to resolution while proactively identifying risks to management Work collaboratively with development to identify testability of the architectural design and application code while infusing Quality into the teams deliverables
    • Work directly with appropriate business partners and development to understand project concepts, objectives and approach of software development projects
    • Responsible for estimating, coordinating and directing testing for multiple products/projects
    • Strong collaboration skills. Works collaboratively with development during all stages of projects to provide in process testing results. Works directly with appropriate business partners and development to understand project concepts, objectives and approach of software development projects.
    • Strong communications, teamwork, and problem-solving skills are necessary. Ability to interact and communicate well with business partners and technology teams is required. Written and verbal communication skills must both be strong.
    • Develop automated testing scripts for complex environments
    • Manage defects and proactively identify risks to management
    • Able to work independently and in team environments.
    • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills to provide detailed root cause analysis.


What you have
  • What You Have
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Mathematics, or a closely related field.
    • 2-3+ years' experience in Quality Assurance for highly complex projects related to cloud, distributed systems, REST Services, Web Services / Microservices, and/or data processes.
    • 2-3+ years of experience with a subset of the following:
      • Writing test automation with C#/.NET, Java, or Javascript.
      • Web service automation using tools like RestAssured, RestSharp, SoapUI, or Parasoft SOAtest.
      • Experience with databases such as Oracle, SQL, MongoDB.
    • Proven experience with black box and white box testing techniques and tools.
    • Strong written and verbal communications, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to interact and communicate successfully with business partners and technology teams.
    • Experience with Agile Development Practices, Scrum and supporting apps.
    • Self-starter who can grasp difficult concepts and large architectures quickly and stay on top of new and emerging technologies.
    • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don't work.
    • Experience working with resources in different geographical locations and offshore vendors.
    • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and processes such as SCRUM and Agile.


    What you'll get:
    • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
    • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
    • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
    • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
Learn more about [email protected] Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.
More Information on Charles Schwab
Charles Schwab operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA and Lone Tree, CO. Charles Schwab was founded in 1973. It has 22335 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 341 open jobs at Charles Schwab, click here.
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