Senior Software Engineer - (Test Automation) in San Diego, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Jack Henry & Associates   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Enterprise Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago

Job Description

Symitar, a Jack Henry & Associates company has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer (Test). Join a team of individuals who have a passion for developing world-class products, maximizing quality and building it once effectively! The preferred candidate is one who enjoys working within an entrepreneurial environment, influencing the long-term direction of our solutions while working with a similarly minded group of people. You'll have an opportunity to make a significant impact in the success of our QA and test automation program. If you like to work in an exciting, dynamic and challenging environment we are looking for you! This position will be in our San Diego, CA or Allen, TX location.

Your Personal Characteristics Include:

  • You are go-getter and lead by example
  • You are passionate about creating world-class web experiences for our customers and will work smart to achieve this
  • You have a passion for learning, continuous improvement, sharing and working in a team environment
  • You hold a point of view and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions or question the value of the proposal, but are humble enough to recognize and adopt the views of others


  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with JavaScript


  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Proficient in testing JavaScript, Node.js web-based applications with solid knowledge of common frameworks.
  • Experience with JIRA.
  • Excellent knowledge of SmartBear Software Testing tools including, Zephyr for JIRA for test case management and TestComplete for automated testing.
  • Experience as a QA Analyst and performing manual testing.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins and/or GitLab
  • Experience with SOAP, REST and GraphQL API management and testing using SOAPUI, jMeter and Postman
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform in an AGILE environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Excellent knowledge of software testing lifecycle.
  • Understanding of complex calculations and business process lifecycle (e.g., the lifecycle of a loan…origination, participation, servicing, delinquency, shadow accounting, reporting, etc.) would be a strong benefit.
  • Able to review system and functional requirements and extract data to use in preparing automated test plans and scripts.
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines and handle multiple and complex projects.
  • Able to use independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.
  • Able to define highly complex automated test cases and scenarios.
  • Coding skills as required by automation tools utilized.


  • Analyzes, designs, develops, and maintains automated scripts and manual regression test plans for a variety of interfaces. Develops automation frameworks consisting of functional libraries while adhering to coding standards.
  • Schedules and conducts testing, submits testing errors and issues to development for correction, tests corrected code and tracks defects.
  • Documents test progress and results. Prepares reports and presents results as needed.
  • Assists in planning, scheduling and implementing automation projects. Monitors automation projects and ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Performs evaluation of products and systems and determines candidates for automation.
  • Serves as team liaison to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Analyzes scripts and performs code reviews of automated scripts. Reports results of automated scripts in test management tools. Provides updates on automation progress and custom reporting as requested.
  • Uses automated Quality Assurance systems to facilitate daily activities.
  • Fulfills load testing requests and sets up appropriate load testing monitors on servers. Executes and analyzes load tests, and reports to product team members.
  • Develops automation strategies that will enhance test execution, manual test coverage and the consistency of regression testing.
  • Provides training and technical assistance to members of the automation team. May assist with training on software enhancements. May cross-train and mentor less experienced QA team members.
  • May advise or recommend unit testing applications. May assist or recommend the application of a UML.
  • Keeps abreast of software industry "Best Practices" and trends and communicates new information to QA team.
  • Assists with education and training with regard to software enhancements and conveying corrections to other employees.
  • May create and maintain test libraries, databases, and test environments.
  • May assist with software changes for update or correction.
  • May assist with alpha and beta testing; prepares enhancement test plans used at beta site.
  • May create or assist with creation of manual tests.

Valid Through: 2019-10-2