Commonwealth Financial Network

Senior QA Engineer

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


Are you a natural at finding and implementing quality process improvements? Commonwealth seeks a senior QA engineer with UI, web services, API, and automation experience to help us release high-quality software in a timely manner.


As a senior QA engineer, your typical day would involve working closely with other QA engineers, automation engineers, developers, offshore team members, and stakeholders to document test plan/strategy, create and review test cases, 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

  • Leading and documenting the test plan and schedule during sprint planning
  • Building test cases, running functional and regression tests, and documenting results for each sprint
  • Developing and maintaining UI test automation using BDD framework
  • 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
  • Leading and mentoring junior team members

Core Strengths

  • Solid QA experience supporting functional, integration, and automation testing
  • Experience in project, technical, and team leadership
  • Ability to author and maintain automated tests using BDD with SpecFlow
  • Experience developing in C# and .NET environments
  • Working experience with Visual Studio
  • Experience in API testing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working in an Agile project team setting
  • Well organized and self-motivated
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Experience with source control and bug-tracking systems (e.g., GitHub, Jenkins, JIRA, and Confluence)

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.


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. Where you can be yourself and belong. Where you can build a career and find community.


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. Come join us on the pathway 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 candidates from all backgrounds.


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