Staff Software Test Engineer

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Location: Foster City, CA
Description: The Judge Group has partnered with a world leader in digital payments to identify a qualified Staff Software Test Engineer.
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Our client is looking for Staff Software Test Engineers, who will help build Our client's Next generation payment processing platform developed on Open Systems, that would fuel growth in electronic payments globally and drive financial inclusion in many parts of the world. You, will push the envelope of building highly scalable, secure, cost effective and distributed application on commodity hardware using best-in-class technology components. Client is moving away from Proprietary Mainframe type systems. It is built as a modern distributed architecture based on micro services with goals of five 9's availability, fault tolerance, horizontal scalability and real time latency for largest scale transaction processing. Our client leverages state of the art Software technologies to achieve these goals on commodity hardware, such as Go, Scala, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Docker, Kubernetes, Aerospike, Elasticsearch etc. and involves collaboration with exceptional group of software engineers, systems performance engineers, security specialists, DevOps engineers, payment experts, infrastructure and solution architects.


• Participate in design discussions and implementation of highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed components using functional programming paradigm, APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problems.

• Collaborate with product and software developer teams to establish Certification for production release, automation of End to End use cases, and develop collaboration tools to improve Quality.

• Collaborate with team to build performance test suite. Run simulations with high throughput workload, analyze performance simulation results to fine tune component design and implementation.

• Maintain and/or develop automation tools/frameworks to automate functional and regression test scenarios. Execute and confirm automated test during certification cycles.

• Develop test scripts, test conditions, input test data, and expected results for one or more test plans in a development cycle by analyzing the Functional Specifications and Business Requirements.

• Manage all communications related to QA Status on a daily basis during execution. Reporting potential risks during all any stages of development lifecycle.

• Establish quality process to ensure software quality in a continuous integration environment. Work with the development team to resolve any issues that arise out of the testing process.

• Work across the team to ensure the team is predictable, productive, and delivering high quality. Ensuring adherence to the company's software testing processes and policies.

• Retain Audit compliance while supporting end users during their testing cycle. Provide daily updates on the QA activities in scrum calls.

• Strong internal customer relationships are essential and this position will work with Business Partners, internal staff, external vendors and system integrators on a daily basis to ensure quality assurance is performed in alignment with global initiatives and requirements across the enterprise Offshore-Onsite co-ordination with the teams.


• 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field.

• Minimum 8 to 10 years of experience in design and development of large scale information products and services.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Extensive Experience and understanding in leading QA process.

• Extraordinary software engineering talent.

• Experience with Unit, Acceptance, Performance, Non-functional test, Certification test lifecycle, BDD/TDD methodology.

• Experience in API based test automation frameworks - Cucumber, Selenium, Gherkin, etc.

• Good Knowledge in executing automation scripts on Continues Integration (CI) tool like Jenkins.

• Knowledge of functional programming languages like Go Lang, Scala, Erlang, Haskell, Clojure, or the ability to learn them quickly.

Preferred Qualifications:

• 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD

• Experience with distributed database, distributed computing and high frequency transactions is a big plus.

• Comprehensive knowledge of OUR CLIENT business and Payment applications preferred.

Our client has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.


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