Commonwealth Financial Network

API Automation Engineer

Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
Job ID
# of Openings
Technology- Application Solutions
Permanent/ Full-Time


Are you interested in working with some of the best talent in the industry to craft a new API platform? As an API automation engineer, you will be a critical part of an innovative, fast-growing team that is embarking on a multiyear journey to build an enterprise API platform. The platform will make data and services accessible as APIs, providing higher value to both internal and external customers/stakeholders.


In this role, you would work closely with the Development, Product, and DevOps teams, as well as other stakeholders, to design, build, and execute API test suites and test cases. We are looking for an individual with solid API automation and testing skills who has a strong quality assurance background and can build automation to support that.


Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing API test suites and test cases
  • Building an API automation framework using Postman
  • Partnering closely with the product owner, development team, and business analysts to understand the requirements and appropriate use cases
  • Running daily regression suites and analyzing results
  • Reporting identified defects to project teams
  • Collecting and effectively communicating sprint testing metrics

 Core Strengths

  • Ability to build an API automation framework from scratch
  • Experience in functional, regression, and integration testing for UI and API-based applications
  • Experience working in an Agile team setting
  • Experience in integrating test automation to CI/CD pipelines
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Well-organized and self-motivated

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • At least 3 years of experience in Postman/SoapUI-Rest API automation
  • Experience in one of the scripting languages (JavaScript, Python, Groovy)
  • Proficient with SQL and writing SQL queries
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (GitHub, Jenkins, Azure DevOps)
  • Experience with Azure cloud
  • Experience in Selenium WebDriver/UI automation a plus
  • Familiarity with SaaS and experience in financial services a plus

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


Picture Yourself Here

Imagine keeping company with big thinkers and even bigger doers who share a common purpose to make a profound difference. Figure in an experience-it-to-believe-it culture, massive growth potential, and benefits galore, and you get the full impression. 


We are committed to providing a supportive, equitable environment where you can bring your full, authentic self to your work every day and truly thrive in meaningful ways—personally and professionally. At Commonwealth, everyone plays a part in our success story. And in building a more diverse and inclusive workplace, we are broadening our perspectives and capabilities. Together, our potential is limitless. We invite you to join us on the path to a brighter future!


About Commonwealth

Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser, provides a suite of business solutions that empowers more than 2,000 independent financial advisors nationwide. J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Seven Times in a Row.” Privately held since 1979, the firm has headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California.


Turning our advisors into raving fans starts by doing the same for our employees. We foster an environment of excellence, growth, rewards, and fun in equal measure, so our employees genuinely enjoy coming to work. Our refreshing workplace culture has earned us 43 Best Place to Work awards—and counting. 


The Fine Print

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Commonwealth is an equal opportunity employer, making intentional efforts to source the very best talent from all backgrounds.#LI-ML1


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