Lead Test Engineer*


On Site
Full Time


Professional development
Life insurance
Test plans
Functional testing
Non-functional testing
Web browsers
Performance testing
Stress testing
Environment management
Quality control
User stories
Business requirements
Test execution
Test cases
Regulatory Compliance
Software implementation
Quality assurance
Automated testing
Scripting language
Backend testing
Micro Focus
Application lifecycle management
Data management
Smoke testing
Black-box testing
Regression testing
Financial services
Security clearance

Job Details

By applying for this evergreen requisition, you're expressing your interest in becoming a part of DTCC's talent community.

DTCC is a dynamic and innovative company, always on the lookout for top talent to join our team and contribute to our continued success. As part of our ongoing talent acquisition strategy, we maintain an evergreen requisition [Lead Test Engineer] positions.

We regularly review applications and will reach out to candidates once positions become available, ensuring that we always have access to a pool of top talent.

Are you ready to make an impact at DTCC?

Do you want to work on innovative projects, collaborate with a dynamic and supportive team, and receive investment in your professional development? At DTCC, we are at the forefront of innovation in the financial markets. We're committed to helping our employees grow and succeed. We believe that you have the skills and drive to make a real impact. We foster a thriving internal community and are committed to creating a workplace that looks like the world that we serve.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Pension / Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

The impact you will have in this role:

The Lead Test Engineer is responsible for independently leading Test Engineering teams. You will be responsible for developing test plans and implementing those plans against the corresponding test procedures. You will also be accountable for the development, release, and maintenance of test procedures.

You will be a part of ETE team - The Enterprise Test Engineering (\"ETE\") family is responsible for ensuring that all applications and systems meet defined quality standards. The ETE family encompasses three major areas including (a) functional testing, (b) non-functional testing, and (c) test architecture and enablement. Other key focuses include regression testing, browser testing, performance testing, capacity and stress testing, resiliency testing, environment management services, and infrastructure testing. Develops, conducts, and evaluates testing processes, working closely with developers to remediate identified system defects. In-depth knowledge of automated testing tools, and quality control and assurance approaches including the creation of reusable foundational test automation framework for the entire organization.

Your Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepare, maintain, and execute test cases based on user stories; present results and track defects to closure
  • Prepare, maintain, and execute automated test scripts
  • Maintain traceability from business requirements through test cases to automated scripts
  • Review test cases / automation approach with stakeholder to ensure comprehensive coverage and acquire feedback
  • Track test execution breakthroughs, report on issues and risks with the potential to affect project timelines
  • Construct appropriate end-2-end business scenarios through the application of a broad understanding of business objectives and goals
  • Collaborate with delivery pipeline teams to drive adoption and resolve open issues.
  • Identify dependencies for environmental and data requirements; manage and maintain environment and data.
  • Provide mentorship to colleagues related to test coverage and test cases
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the product being delivered
  • Responsible for process compliance & associated documentation
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to supervise and mitigate risk; calls out appropriately

**Note: Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above**

  • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience

Talents Needed for Success:
  • Experienced in Agile/Waterfall, onsite/offshore work model and coordination
  • In depth knowledge of the software implementation lifecycle (specifically the testing model, methodology, and processes),
  • Experience with Test Engineering methodologies and Test Automation Frameworks
  • Extensive experience with testing modern scripting language-based components.
  • Experience with front-end & backend testing using Java and Selenium.
  • Experience in writing sophisticated SQL queries.
  • Experience with JIRA, Microfocus ALM, Bitbucket, Git, and Jenkins
  • Experience with test data management is a plus
  • Detailed understanding of smoke testing, black-box, and non-black box testing, as well as regression testing
  • Experience in estimating, prioritizing, and planning testing activities
  • Requires the ability to work well with both business clients and technical team and the ability to work independently, both individually and as part of a team.

If and when a position becomes available, the salary range will be included on the job advert. The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About Us

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.

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