Sr. Software Test Engineer

Silicon Valley Bank   •  

Tempe, AZ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 85 days ago

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As a Sr. Software Engineer will be part of the Sales and Products Group the primary responsibility will be towards the test and delivery of Deposit, Investment, Lending, Wealth Management, Credit Origination and mobile sales tools being used by our commercial banking teams. The engineer will be responsible for all aspects of software testing including requirement traceability, test scenario/test case design, manual testing, automated testing, test-case management, test data preparation etc. The role will be focusing on developing the solutions working closely with partner resources and onsite team members (PMs, test leads, developers and systems analysts).Testing team member should also have some development experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Computer Information Sciences, and/or technology related field required or 7 to 10years of overall QA experience Proficient in creating test strategies, test plans, and test cases.
  • Prior QA test team leadership required.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in Software Development Life Cycle Ability to communicate at both functional and technical levels with their management.
  • Familiarity with Accounting and Cash Management terminology.
  • Some knowledge of performance assurance testing.
  • Banking domain knowledge preferred:
  • Specific experience with Data Warehousing and ETL process, XML, CIF, Enterprise Data Integration, UBS, Moody’s, iMX, nCino, SharePoint, Microsoft mobile tools, data mapping, data movement, data exception handling, MQ, revolving lines of credit , DART, M-LOS, BODS, Credit Lines, Contracts, Asset Liability Management(ALM), Actimize WLF, GT Exchange, SWIFT, (WSS) IBSnet, Global Ledger, BOXI Reports, Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)
  • Ability to communicate at both functional and technical levels with team Demonstrated business acumen, problem solving skills, and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with continuous change and short deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English required).
  • Ability to operating independently and take ownership of projects/test requests, without close supervision, but also work as part of a team Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a consistently changing environment.
  • Minimal travel required.
  • Proficient in SQL (query, inserts, updates, joins).
  • Working knowledge API and Services testing (preferably SOAP UI or similar tools).
  • Ability to read and test XML formats.
  • Advanced Excel skills.


Primary responsibilities would be:

  • Data Warehousing and ETL process experience a must.
  • Enterprise Data Integration experience. 
  • Proficient in SQL (query, inserts, updates, joins).
  • Responsible for all Testing activities and artifacts throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Analysis and creation of formal test documentation including project test strategy, plans, and reports.
  • Effectively communicates test plans, test reports, and test metrics to SQA Leadership, IT Senior Leadership, Relevant Stakeholders and the Project Management office.
  • Completes project estimates for all test types (QA, UAT & Automation) involved in a project.
  • Tracks estimates vs. actuals for continuous improvement.
  • Manages all test deliverables between on-site and off-site vendor teams.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for the vendor interactions around the Testing Domain.
  • Manages the staff responsible for the execution of tasks defined as part of test plans, strategies, results reporting and metrics.
  • Responsible for assuring adherence to Enterprise Software Delivery Methodology.
  • Manage test data as input into test execution
  • Validate test results and record defects.
  • Coordinate and plan test runs for QA, UAT and automated testing.
  • Provide traceability between requirements and test assets.
  • Research, prioritize, and manage defect reports and resolution activities.
  • Manages and validates multiple environments to assure test readiness.
  • Ability to operate comfortably in a multi-task / multi priority environment across a global team.
  • Working with a global team and responsible for directing/reviewing the test planning and execution work efforts of an offshore team
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be detail oriented and capable of analyzing issues from the perspective of customers/users
  • Conceptualizes and implements efforts for continuous improvement of testing artifacts and deliverables.
  • Provides mentoring, training and coaching to peer test leads and test engineers.
  • Develop and execute Automated Test.
  • Suite using the selected tool, which will likely require programming in
  • Java, PHP & JavaScript, .Net or some other programming language.
  • Follow SVB’s SSDLC devilry methodology for the delivery of the solutions
  • Compliance to all SVB standards, policies and procedures.





  • A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, other related engineering discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7-10 years of experience on software test engineering.
  • Ability to analyze and trouble shoot production issues.
  • Experience with TDD and CICD delivery.
  • Required to work in overlapping/shift hours as needed (on a rotation basis).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a test analyst including smoke testing, functional testing, regression testing, system integration testing, and UAT practices.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a test lead including interviewing and mentoring of test engineers.
  • Proven knowledge of software testing methodologies and practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of testing methodologies including Agile, Waterfall, and Iterative SDLCs
  • Excellent client relationship management skills required.
  • Excellent planning and leadership skills required.
  • Experience with HP Quality Center/ALM required.
  • Experience with web application and mobile testing required.
  • Experience with web services / APIs required.
  • Knowledge of web application security testing and performance testing preferred.
  • Experience with JIRA.
  • Software Development in Java.
  • Experience in Platforms/OS/Servers (e.g. Windows Server, Linux/Unix, Apache, Tomcat, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience working with full SDLC.
  • 3+ year experience in Agile Methodology.
  • 3+ years of hands on experience with Automation development using Selenium.
  • 3+ years of experience as software developer using any one Object oriented languages (e.g. Java etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with Test Cycle Management tools like ALM, JIRA
  • Experience with Appian and with Work Flow Testing
  • Experience with Performance Testing.
  • Experience testing web applications with Java Script.
  • Experience in testing at least one of the following: Deposit, Investment, Lending, Wealth Management, Credit Origination and mobile sales tools


Nice to have:

  • Experience with NEOLOAD Performance Tool.