Commonwealth Financial Network

QA Automation Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
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Technology- Application Solutions


Are you a natural at finding and implementing process improvements? The Project Management Office team at Commonwealth is seeking a strong QA automation engineer with UI and web services experience to help us release high-quality software in a timely manner.


As a QA automation engineer, your 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. Our workplace environment is fast paced, so the ability to stay on top of multiple projects is essential.


Key responsibilities

  • 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 the product owner, development lead, 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

Core strengths

  • 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
  • Experience working in an Agile project team setting
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Well organized and self-motivated
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Experience with source control and bug-tracking systems

Additional skills and knowledge

  • Proficient with SQL and writing SQL queries
  • Familiarity with SaaS a plus
  • Experience in financial services is important

Have we piqued your curiosity? Can you see yourself thriving in this opportunity? Let’s introduce ourselves.


About Commonwealth—and Our Anything but Common® Culture


Commonwealth Financial Network® is the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer in the U.S., with offices in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. Since 1979, we’ve been delivering indispensable service to independent financial professionals so they, in turn, can put their clients first. Our technology, research, resources, and support—plus a variety of affiliation models—deliver what today’s independent advisors need to thrive.


That being said, we are a financial services company with a unique mission—one that encompasses purpose, vision, and core values in equal measure. Staying true to these guiding principles is the reason we are recognized so often and by so many for the quality of life we enjoy here. We believe it directly translates to a better experience for everyone: employees, advisors, clients, and our communities.


Creating a supportive culture where everyone can thrive is a mission we take seriously. From professional development to comprehensive benefits, grassroots leadership opportunities, generous bonus and stock option incentive plans, opportunities to unwind and connect, and so much more, Commonwealth is not just a great place to work—it’s a place that, for many, feels like home.


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


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