Commonwealth Financial Network

Quality Assurance 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? The Quality group at Commonwealth is seeking a quality assurance (QA) engineer with user interface (UI), web services, application programming interface (API), and automation experience to help us release high quality software in a timely manner.


As a QA engineer, you will manage complex projects and work closely with other QA engineers, automation engineers, developers, offshore team members, and stakeholders to document test plans and strategies, create and review test cases, write automated test cases, and report on results in a Microsoft environment. You will work in a fast-paced environment, so the ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects and deliver on time is essential.


Key Responsibilities

  • Documenting test plans and estimates during sprint planning
  • Building test cases, running functional and regression tests, and documenting results for sprints
  • Developing and maintaining UI test automation using behavior-driven development (BDD) framework
  • Applying automated execution and validation methods to improve and ensure software quality
  • Partnering closely with product owners, development leads, and business analysts to understand requirements and appropriate use cases, including new features, functionality enhancement, and bug fixes
  • 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

  • Ability to author test plans and test cases (BDD framework is a plus)
  • Proficiency with SQL and writing SQL queries
  • Applicable experience working with API testing and tools
  • Agile project management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Well organized and self-motivated
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills 

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • 3+ years of QA experience supporting functional, integration, and automation testing
  • Experience with SharePoint and PowerShell scripting is a plus
  • Relevant financial services experience
  • Well-developed understanding of source control and bug-tracking systems (GitHub, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence)
  • Working knowledge of at least one scripting language 

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, Eight 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  

We care about your online safety as a prospective employee and encourage you to exercise caution when responding to job postings online. Commonwealth will never ask potential hiring candidates to pay or transfer funds as a precondition of interviews or employment, nor will we authorize recruiters or agents to do so on our behalf.  


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


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