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Career area
Technology
Work Location(s)
601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Remote?
Yes
Ref #
13195
Posted Date
Friday, July 1, 2022
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

  • Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

A Passionate Senior Test Automation Engineer.

The Work Itself

  • Implement shift-left test disciplines and practices within sprint teams that align to the organizational goals as we modernize the current platform. 

  • Assist the Digital Channel Technology organization to build and implement a world-class test framework that tightly integrates with our CI/CD pipeline to fully automate release and delivery processes. 

  • Assess the platform and assist with selection of appropriate unit, component, and system integration test automation tools and frameworks that enable automated build and deployment routines. 

  • Assist with defining approach for each phase of testing; unit, component, and system integration; while maximizing code and test coverage. 

  • Review technical specifications and program code with an emphasis on testability to ensure clean code development: readability, changeability, extensibility and maintainability. 

  • Analyze the business requirements and assist technical leads and Product Owners with defining the acceptance criteria for the features that are being developed. 

  • Work closely with the Product team to understand their expectations of how a feature would function. 

  • Decompose user stories/requirements to identify what tests need to be created and automated across the full solution stack; business logic, contract, journey, accessibility, visual, performance. 

  • Perform testing responsibilities within the agile team including writing and executing test cases, identifying, logging, and triaging defects. 

  • Work in tandem with the developers to automate tests for the full solution stack; business logic, contract, journey, accessibility, pen, visual, and performance. 

  • Work with the development and operations teams to debug testing failures and implement solutions to fix reoccurring issues. 

  • Actively monitor post-release metrics to identify any defects that leaked into production. 

  • Continuously improve test bed and write tests that expose the defect before any fix is attempted. 

  • Evaluate existing testing methodologies and suggest new techniques that will help deliver high-quality features faster. 

  • Improve, maintain, standardize, and execute automated testing across the full solution stack. 

  • Maintain a solid understanding of QA workflows and test automation best practices. 

  • Maintain proficiency in application and use of systems, tools, and processes. 

The Skills You Bring

  • 3+ years experience developing automated tests using Java Se, UFT, Applitools. 

  • 3+ years experience decomposing user stories/requirements to create manual and automated tests in an Agile environment. 

  • Required BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related subject. 

  • Required proficiency in computer science fundamentals using object-oriented design and data structures. 

  • Preferred experience automating tests for the full solution stack (unit, business logic, contract, usability, functional, performance). 

  • Preferred experience in testing consumer banking applications. 

  • Extensive, in-depth knowledge of web application and service development and the corresponding industry standard test automation tools with demonstrated experience in test framework design and development. 

  • Extensive knowledge of White Box Testing practices. 

  • Extensive knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous integration and continuous deployment concepts (CI & CD), and test suite development and maintenance. 

  • Experienced with the following technologies: BitBucket, GIT, Jenkins, Maven, Docker, uDeploy. 

  • Working knowledge of Automated Test-Driven Development (ATDD) or Test Driven Development (TDD). 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Enthusiastic and energetic with an inherent curiosity to break code. 

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

 
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
 

Who We Are:

 

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

 

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

 

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.