Company Name


5 - 12 years

Key Skills
Senior Test Automation Engineer


Software Test Engineer

Banking/ Financial Services

Posted On
4th Feb 2019

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About DTCC

Through multiple operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC and its subsidiary companies automate, centralize, and standardize the processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions worldwide. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions. In 2011, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.7 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 122 countries and territories valued at US$39.5 trillion. DTCC’s global OTC derivatives trade repositories record more than US$500 trillion in gross notional value of transactions made worldwide across multiple asset classes.

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Job Title

Senior Test Automation Engineer 

Business Unit: Information Technology
Department:  Enterprise Test Engineering
Job Title: Senior Test Automation Engineer
Corporate Title: Senior Associate
Job Family: Business & Change Management and Leadership
FLSA Code (US Only): Exempt

Business Unit Description:

Enterprise Test Engineering provides Testing Engineering Services for software applications supporting DTCC’s businesses.

Position Summary:
Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) is a Senior developer in Test responsible for design, development and maintenance of automated test solutions. Proficient in REST API services testing, he/she should be able to write automated testing solutions. Should possess excellent verbal, written and analytical skills, be able to interact with application development teams, business analysts/SME’s, business users and project managers to understand requirements and communicate status.
Principal Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance next generation Enterprise Test Engineering Automation solutions for Rest APIs in a Continuous Integration environment
  • Be a key technical player in contributing the architecture evolution of our Full-stack Test Automation Frameworks and related capabilities
  • Define, design, development, documentation and maintenance of tools and Automation Frameworks for current and next gen Software Platforms/Frameworks as part of an Agile team 
  • Partner with different stake holders - Product Management, Application Development, DevOps and other Technical teams in planning and coordination
  • Document and communicate Automation Framework functions, performance criteria, test cases and results to diverse audiences
  • Provide guidance, training, and mentoring of Test Engineers and help with the Transition process of an Enterprise Quality Assurance department to Enterprise Test Engineering department.

  • Specific Responsibilities:
  • Develop Testing framework to validate Rest API solutions using Rest-Assured, JMeter etc.
  • Execution and maintenance of automation scripts to support execution against different testing environments
  • Integrate automated tests with CI/CD pipeline
  • Interact with users, business analysts, application development teams to understand business/technical requirements and system design. 
  • Develop functional and technical expertise for the system supported
  • Contribute to overall automation framework design and enhancement
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately.

  • Leadership Competencies for this level include:
    • Accountability: Demonstrates reliability by taking necessary actions to continuously meet required deadlines and goals.
    • Global Collaboration: Applies global perspective when working within a team by being aware of own style and ensuring all relevant parties are involved in key team tasks and decisions.
    • Communication: Articulates information clearly and presents information effectively and confidently when working with others.
    • Influencing: Convinces others by making a strong case, bringing others along to their viewpoint; maintains strong, trusting relationships while at the same time is comfortable challenging ideas.
    • Innovation and Creativity: Thinks boldly and out of the box, generates new ideas and processes, and confidently pursues challenges as new avenues of opportunity.
    Specialized Skills:
    • Must have Hands-on experience in Development or Test Automation Framework implementations in Enterprise/Internet commercial software environments with a minimum 4+ years of experience with REST API Automation
    • Hands on experience in REST API Test Automation with Rest-Assured, PostMan, JMeter, JSON etc.
    • Java development skills, understanding of design patterns, data structures, and experience working in a layered architecture with significant experience applying those skills in test environments
    • Hands on Experience in CI/CD technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Git, Maven etc.).
    • Ability to interpret technical designs and specifications and design automated solutions accordingly.
    • Ability to programmatically test any software product and develop tests for your own code 
    • Experience selecting and configuring appropriate tools and frameworks to effectively drive automated testing.
    • Ability to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions when tools don’t work
    • Ability to partner with teams and works hands-on to provide support.
    • Good understanding of the role of automation in various SDLCs (e.g. agile, scrum, waterfall) and mentor, train and coach resources.
    • Experienced in mentoring more junior Automation engineers and providing guidance as needed.
    • Ability to work on multiple work streams concurrently in a fast-paced environment with extreme multi-tasking and context switching.
    • Demonstrates advanced analytical skills and debugging and root cause analysis skills.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in program and quality management, issue management, and communication.
    • Self-motivated, methodical problem solver, who is detail and quality oriented
    • Self-starter / demonstrated ability to initiate and drive continuous improvement
    • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

    Nice to Have:
  • Java Certification is a big plus 
  • Use of automation test tools such as Selenium/TestNG etc.
  • Experience in AWS Cloud is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Terraform and/or chef is desirable

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • Minimum 8-10 years of IT experience preferably in Automation Testing and 4+ years in Rest API  Test automation.
  • Experience as Sr. SDET/Test Automation Engineer in design and development of Applications, Tools or Test Automation Framework

  • About DTCC:

    With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions across the trade lifecycle and mitigates risk for thousands of institutions worldwide.

    At DTCC we value on our clients' interests and partner to deliver superior results with excellence and innovation and lead with integrity. We proactively develop your potential and invest in your career.  


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