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QA Performance Engineer

Location: Freeburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
Looking for an experienced Performance Engineer with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, thought leadership, and demonstrated ability to find creative solutions to complex problems. Proactive, self-motivated and independent with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.

  • Must have proven experience with jMeter & Load Runner.

    Proven experience in defining and executing performance test automation strategies by partnering with business and development teams supporting in-sprint testing. Experience coaching and mentoring others on test automation tools and coding best practices. Create, execute and maintain new automated test scenarios and data sets. Ability to apply Risk-based methods to determine the proper validations for applications. Manage the execution of automated tests through a distributed execution framework. Partner with developers and business owners to triage and create defects. Work as part of an agile product team, to deliver quality automation aligned with each sprint to support DevOps. Enterprise understanding in test planning (including test data management) and test execution in complex application landscape as well as testing with external parties. Collaborate with an automation team focusing on maximizing the ROI on automation. The potential to evolve more predictive and intelligent testing approaches based on automation and innovative testing products and solutions. Ability to create and support reusable components library.
    • Responsible for contributing to the team deliverables on traceability, reporting and analysis, and coordinating on Quality Chapter deliverables within a delivery team
    • Design, code, test, deploy and maintain performance testing solutions that provide automated test coverage of business functionality for the team
    • Maintain test suites within team
    • Contributes to the Quality strategy within the delivery team
    • Can clearly summarize test findings and provide recommendations for remediation, including code-level recommendations and solutions within a delivery team
    • Focused on being an engaged listener and can effectively select the 'right' words for messages being delivered through clear & concise communications
    • Building the ability to think like a client, consider firm strategic priorities, business decisions and organizational processes
    • Exhibits appropriate behaviors to support team transformations and QA maturity
    • Remains positive and focused when faced with change in direction
    • Building the capability to organize and deliver in an agile fashion by effectively using Jira and participating in agile ceremonies
    • Aligns individual objectives with department and firm objectives.
    • Builds the ability to plan and organize work based on team and firm objectives Education/Certification or functional knowledge required prior to obtaining the position.
      • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or Computer Science, or related work experience
      • Demonstrated Performance engineering experience
      • Experience with one or more of the following; jMeter, Load Runner, Ready ADP, DynaTrace
      • Experience in object oriented programing.
      • Awareness of defect tracking software for agile teams. i.e. Jira, Qtest, etc.
      • Experience documenting test plans, expected test results, actual test results, identified issues, and steps to replicate accessibility findings
      • Demonstrated skills in written, verbal, and presentation communications
      • Responds well to direction, embraces feedback, and champions change
      • Ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of financial services industry and regulatory requirements
        • FORTUNE 2020 -- Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For-- list.
          • From FORTUNE --2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
          • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
          • 2020 Corporate Equality Index -- Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
          • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list -- the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
          • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
            • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified-- organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm--s 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
              At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

              Salary: $89642 - $152634
              Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Springfield , QA Performance Engineer, Engineering , Freeburg, Illinois

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