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601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
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Posted Date
Friday, July 1, 2022
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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

  • The Principal - Software Test will be a highly advanced Software Developer focused on optimizing testing code and practices. This individual will work closely with architects and product team(s) to design robust automated test strategies to transform QA to enable agile and continuous testing. Will also work within agile teams as a mentor / guide on best testing practices, techniques and strategies.

The Work Itself

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

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

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

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

  • decomposing user stories/requirements to create manual and automated tests in an Agile environment 

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

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

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

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

The Skills You Bring


  • 5+ years’ experience developing automated tests for web applications 

  • Required proficiency in automating UI tests using market-leading tools such as Cypress  

that go beyond industry standards like Selenium 

  • Required experience working in Ember, React, or other related JavaScript technologies 

(Preferred proficiency writing code in JavaScript) 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 


Preferred Skills: 

  • Preferred experience in testing consumer banking applications 

  • Preferred experience with Accessibility testing using Axe, NVDA 

  • Experienced in coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release  

processes, continuous integration, and continuous deployment concepts (CI & CD), and  

test suite development and maintenance 



  • React, Cypress, JavaScript  

  • Experienced with the following technologies GitLab, REST APIs, Stubbing/Mocking, Docker, AWS concepts 

  • Required proficiency with cloud platforms like browserstack, Assistiv Labs 

  • qTest -Test Case Management Tool  

  • JIRA – Agile Project Management Tool  

  • Confluence 

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


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 Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.