Lead Test Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Non-functional testing
System integration testing
Professional development
Life insurance
Quality assurance
Test plans
Functional testing
Regression testing
Performance testing
Stress testing
Environment management
Automated testing
Quality control
System testing
Functional requirements
Continuous integration
Product management
Application development
Project coordination
IT management
Integration testing
Software implementation
Scripting language
Selenium WebDriver
Backend testing
Database QA
Data management
Smoke testing
Mainframe QA
Financial services
Solution delivery
Wealth management
Reference data
Web browsers
Regression analysis
Continuous delivery
Snow flake schema
Micro Focus
Application lifecycle management
Amazon Web Services
Security clearance

Job Details

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 developing test plans and implementing those plans against the corresponding test procedures. You will be accountable for the development, release, and maintenance of test procedures.

Being 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:
  • Responsible for system integration testing, including automation, of newly developed or enhanced applications.
  • Responsible for reviewing requirements and design artifacts, developing unit, integration and system test cases, ensuring extensive test coverage for our cloud application
  • Play an active role in translating business and functional requirements into concrete results
  • Lead, develop, and advise on test automation strategies and provide critical feedback in requirements, design, implementation and execution phases
  • Develop and improve next generation Test Engineering Automation solutions in a Continuous Integration environment
  • Define, design, development, documentation and maintenance of tools and Automation Frameworks for current and next gen Software Platforms/Frameworks as part of an Agile team
  • Partner with different collaborators - Product Management, Application Development, DevOps and other technical teams.
  • Supplies to the Automation development of end-to-end regression.
  • Works closely with business and AD domain experts, to continually improve depth and breadth of knowledge for assigned applications/systems.
  • Responsible for Project Coordination and Technical Management tasks

**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **

  • Proven min experience of 5-7 years with automated unit and integration testing
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience preferred

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
  • Proficient in automation at all software layers (e.g. UI, services, APIs, etc.) as well as CI/CD technologies (e.g. Cloudbees, Jenkins, Cucumber, Git, JUnit, Jira, etc.).
  • Sophisticated Java / Selenium development skills with significant experience applying those skills in test environments.
  • Extensive experience with testing modern scripting language-based components.
  • Proven expertise in frontend test automation using Selenium Webdriver.
  • Expert and hands on with backend test automation using Rest Assured/Karate for API testing. JDBC/JPA for database testing (Oracle/ DB2/ Snowflake).
  • Experience in writing sophisticated SQL queries.
  • Experience with JIRA, Microfocus ALM, Bitbucket, Git, and Jenkins
  • Demonstrable ability with test data management is a plus
  • Detailed understanding of smoke testing as well as regression testing
  • Experienced in an Agile/DevOps environment in collaboration with BAs, product owners and application developers.
  • 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.
  • Experienced in mentoring more junior Test engineers, verifying work products and providing mentorship as needed.
  • Unix, Python and AWS experience in a plus
  • Requires a functional understanding of distributed and/or mainframe test environments

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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About the Team

The IT SIFMU Delivery Department supports core Clearing and Settlement application delivery for DTC, NSCC and FICC. The department also develops and supports Asset Services, Wealth Management & Insurance Services and Master Reference Data applications.

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