Our client, headquartered in the “Silicon Hills” of Austin, Texas, offers an experience as unique as the city in which it operates. The firm supports more than 1,700 independent financial advisors in delivering comprehensive securities and investment advisory services to their clients. With a culture rich in reinvention and advisor advocacy, they have developed integrated business management technology that, combined with its personalized consulting services, offers exceptional scale and efficiency.

This is an exciting new role for our client, at the parent company level, that will give you a great opportunity to accomplish a set of high visibility and business essential projects. You will report to the Manager Quality Assurance Engineering. The primary focus of this role is to build Microsoft Azure cloud-based applications for our Financial Professionals and partners. You will design quality assurance test scripts and integrate them into our build and release pipelines. You need to develop front-end, middle-tier, and back-end testing solutions with a passion towards delivering high-quality, secure, performant, stable and scalable solutions.

What YOU get to go DO at this award-winning company: 

  • Develop automated quality assurance test scripts that support web-based, cloud-native applications across the full Microsoft stack on the Azure cloud.
  • Test responsive UI using React, JavaScript, Bootstrap, HTML, and CSS.
  • Test middleware using C#-based Web APIs/micro-services, Azure functions, Azure logic apps, Message Queues/Order Brokers such as Azure Service Bus, Azure Event Hubs, and Kafka.
  • Test integrations with back-end data sources such as Microsoft SQL Server, Azure Cosmos/Couch base, and Snowflake.
  • Create unit tests as part of the development cycle using Test-driven Development methodology.
  • Automate our pipeline and release processes by using CI/CD automation.
  • Delivery and maintenance of a set of platform features.
  • Test API-based integrations with 3rd party vendor platforms.
  • Team with Scrum Master, Product Owner, and other Scrum team members in a cohesive and collaborative Agile environment, using Jira for managing all work.
  • Work with geographically disperse teams and partners through both onshore and offshore teams.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or Equivalent Experience.
  • 8+ years of overall QA experience
  • Expertise in testing cloud-native applications on Microsoft Azure
  • QA experience testing apps using the Microsoft .NET framework.
  • Advance experience in testing web apps using ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server.
  • Familiarity testing Web Services, WCF Services, and Web APIs.
  • Understanding of UI testing using React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Use of middle-tier code using C# – Web APIs, Web Services, Azure functions.
  • History of use with Visual Studio and ADO for software development and ORM such as Entity Framework
  • Financial services industry experience preferred!

What’s in it for you at this growing company?

  • Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package for this full-time position.
  • A world-class team of professionals, casual work environment, and rich culture.
  • Challenging projects now and on the Technology Roadmap going out several years.
  • Hybrid work schedule.
  • Career path, training support, and opportunities for advancement within.
  • Award-winning, a stable leader in their market space and still growing.
  • Full health, vision, dental. 401(k) plans along with a host of voluntary plans such as car insurance, legal services, and more.
  • A brand new state-of-the-art building in Southwest Austin with a basketball court, volleyball court, baseball field, walking trails, unlimited coffee, tea, and sparkling water!