Commonwealth Financial Network

  • QA Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Technology - Project Management Office
  • Overview

    We are not your typical financial services firm. For starters, we’re a fast-growing company with 30 percent of our employee head count in technology. We’ve been recognized as a Best Place to Work 38 times (and counting), and Computerworld has ranked us highly nationwide for the past 11 years as one of the best places to work in IT—and for good reason. We think and have fun like a start-up (bocce tournament, annual turkey fry, summer outing, etc.) yet have the financial stability to offer you the best training and technology money can buy. Conveniently located on the commuter rail near the intersection of Route 95 and the Mass Pike, we’re accessible from anywhere—and away from the congestion of a downtown commute.
    Discover what it’s like to be psyched to come to work every day! We offer you:


    • A generous bonus plan
    • Stock options and use of vacation properties (Cape Cod, Lake Winnipesaukee, Sunday River, Key Biscayne, Las Vegas, Park City, the Bahamas, and the Dominican Republic)
    • An opportunity to participate in our Idea Lab, a fun and dynamic program that lets us dedicate time to experimentation
    • A more relaxed, “dress for your day” dress code
    • A free on-site fitness center
    • Ample opportunity to volunteer with and support local charities
    • A VTO (volunteer time off) day to use toward a cause that’s important to you
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Free breakfast on Fridays
    • A competitive benefits package—and much more

    About the Opportunity

    Our Project Management Office team, within our expansive Technology department, is looking for a QA automation engineer to help us release high-quality software in a timely manner. A typical day would have you working closely with other QA engineers, Development, offshore team members, and stakeholders to design and write automated test cases and report on the results in a Microsoft environment with multiple complex projects.  
    Are you a natural at finding and implementing process improvements? A strong automation engineer with SQL experience? Well organized and well spoken? Our workplace environment is fast paced, so the ability to stay on top of multiple projects is essential. If you think you have what it takes, then let’s introduce ourselves.


    • Developing Selenium and Web Services tests using C# and NUnit
    • Applying appropriate automated execution and validation methods to improve and ensure quality
    • Partnering closely with Product Management, Development, and business analysts to understand requirements and appropriate use cases
    • Supplementing existing automated test suites with appropriate regression tests
    • Running daily regression suites and analyzing results
    • Reporting defects to project teams as they are identified
    • Collecting and effectively communicating sprint testing metrics


    • At least 2 years of experience working in a QA capacity with Selenium automation techniques
    • Experience in Web Services testing
    • Experience in project, technical, and team leadership
    • Ability to author and maintain automated tests using C#
    • Experience developing in C# and .NET environments
    • Proficient with SQL and writing SQL queries
    • At least 2 years of experience working in an Agile project team setting
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Well organized and self-motivated
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with testing web-based applications; SaaS a plus
    • Experience with source control and bug-tracking systems
    • Experience in financial services is important; understanding of performance and fee calculation a plus


    Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this career opportunity, as well as our Anything but Common® workplace culture? If so—and if your background and experience align with our needs—please do submit your application right away.


    Commonwealth Financial Network® is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.


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