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Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer / Lead - Custody

State Street

State Street

Quality Assurance
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Who we are looking for

The Senior Software Quality Assurance Lead is a senior SQA role responsible for leading SQA efforts on Agile team(s) working to enhance State Street’s core custody platform.

As a Senior Software Quality Lead you will:

  • Assume a leadership SQA role in assigned Agile Scrum/Kanban rooms with responsibilities to review and provide feedback to SQA team members and research and resolve complex issues/impediments utilizing proven problem-solving skills

  • Assist the Kanban/Agile team with SCRUM responsibilities as needed, including SDLC documentation, tollgate management and change/release management preparation.

  • Ensure adherence with all State Street SDLC tollgate requirements for SQA ensuring all proper procedures and controls are in place throughout the software testing process

  • Define test plans and design/execute functional, integration and regression test cases

  • Work closely and collaborate with other team members in a Agile Scrum/Kanban team environment

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Experience w/ Custody processing or comparable investments or Fund Accounting business and/or testing experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Proficient in Jira is preferable including experience with XRAY test management tool

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong ability to review and understand complex concepts at a detailed level

  • Ability to multi-task and to take the initiative when needed

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting

  • Ability to foster and maintain strong relationships with all partners in the Software Development Lifecycle such as business and development

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be a detail oriented individual and have a minimum of 5 years of SQA experience or demonstrate extensive analytical capabilities and experience in Custody operational processing with a strong interest in pursuing a career path in Software Quality Assurance.

Why this role is important to us

Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We’re driving the company’s digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We’re looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$90,000 - $142,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.