QA Engineer (Boston or Wakefield)

| Greater Boston Area

Vestmark is looking for a QA Engineer to join our agile organization that is dedicated to delivering a high quality Vestmark product suite, ensuring that it meets and exceeds client expectations. This is an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark in a fast-paced and growing software engineering organization. 

The QA Engineer will review functional requirements and user stories from internal stakeholders; design test plans, write test cases, oversee test strategies and perform testing for assigned applications. You will be the champion of quality on your scrum team, working to help elevate the work of those around you to exceed the quality standards our clients expect. Our ideal candidate would have a combination of business acumen and technical expertise to allow them to grow into an SME on a complex full-stack application, and contribute to automation, performance and/or integration testing. We are looking for someone with varied testing experience to help us evolve our quality processes. New ideas are always welcomed and encouraged!

Responsibilities:

  • Apply expertise in specific product areas to ensure that VestmarkONE services meet documented acceptance criteria and client quality expectations
  • Contribute to the expansion of our automated testing capabilities and coverage
  • Instill QA best practices on your scrum team by leading manual test case development, execution and tracking
  • QA mentorship for non-qa staff on your scrum team so that they can understand how to better test functionality as it is being implemented to ensure high quality releases.
  • Ability to write tests from abstract requirements.
  • Provide feedback on product performance and user experience.
  • Participate in all aspects of the Agile SDLC; providing constructive feedback during grooming, retrospectives and planning sessions; periodically demonstrating new functionality to internal stakeholders, as well as members of other scrum teams; become SME for output of your team to assist Vestmark Implementations team roll-out new functionality.
  • Contribute to the review of product documentation/release notes.

Skills & Requirements:

  • 3-7 years of Software Quality Assurance experience, ideally with a focus in Financial Technology or related domain
  • Experience working in a successful Agile environment using Agile SDLC tools such as Jira, Bitbucket and Bamboo
  • Foundational understanding of git or other content version control system
  • Coded UI Automation, experience with Selenium WebDriver preferred
  • Working knowledge of a scripting language, python a plus
  • Experience with web service and API testing
  • Performance testing experience, JMeter a plus
  • Microsoft SQL Server experience, you should be able to retrieve and manipulate data
  • Demonstrated ability to operate on a small team in a fast-paced environment with the ability to change directions as priorities shift
  • Positive attitude with a strong desire to learn, grow professionally and have a positive impact on the company, its culture and its products

 Desired Skills:

  • Understand the deployment and maintenance of an N-Tier application in either manual or automated fashion
  • Experience testing with soapUI and Postman
  • Familiarity with testing in Spring frameworks
  • Unit testing experience using JUnit or NUnit frameworks a plus
  • Integration testing; inbound file processing, outbound file creation, API testing, configuration testing
  • Experience with Financial technologies such as BETA, APL, FIX, IDC, Reuters, Morningstar or Bloomberg
  • Experience with log collection and analysis, APM and DB monitoring tools
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve and explain system level issues affecting application
  • Work across teams and disciplines in order to find an equitable solution to problems that arise

Education:

  • BS degree in Finance, Computer Science or equivalent work experience. MSCS is a plus
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Our company is located in Wakefield about 20 minutes north of Boston. We are conveniently located right off of 95 making it easy to get to the office.

An Insider's view of Vestmark, Inc.

What are some social events your company does?

At Vestmark we have a fun committee that plans two to three events per quarter including company and family events. Our events include paint nights, chili cookoffs, meditation sessions, cornhole tournaments, movie nights, and so much more. . We are strong believers that providing a fun work culture promotes individual growth and teamwork.

Haley

Marketing Analyst

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

It’s my job to educate users on the best ways to use our product. While anyone can push the buttons, I always ask “why?” and “what is the user trying to accomplish?” I'm not only demonstrating the product, but also the value it adds to the workflow of the customer. By interacting with users, we are not just teaching but also learning.

Jenny

Staff Trainer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My time at Vestmark has been like a "choose your own adventure" novel. I joined the company as a mid-level software engineer but have since grown into the role of a technical lead, to an engineering manager, and now helping to drive our agile transformation. I truly believe that Vestmark thinks that I should be in the driver's seat of my career.

Bobby

Engineering Manager

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Vestmark is two-fold. First, to provide an awesome workplace where people can be challenged, have fun and be rewarded. Second, to truly help the financial well-being of investors by enabling financial advisors and institutions to efficiently manage and trade their clients’ portfolios through an innovative SaaS platform.

John

CEO

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

What makes Vestmark a compelling career choice for me is working for a company that has a product that is constantly pushing the bounds of innovation in the fintech space. Working alongside like-minded people to increase Vestmark’s footprint and influence is truly rewarding.

Kevin

Senior Sales Engineer

What are Vestmark, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Vestmark, Inc. Benefits Overview

Vestmark's biggest focus is our people. Our corporate health is dependent on our employee's well being. Across the company, we maintain an attractive standard of competitive benefits.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
As a growing company Vestmark is proud of our efforts that contribute in many ways to helping the environment and supporting the philanthropic interests of our employees. Your cause is our cause.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vestmark has a fun committee that are re-elected annually and manage monthly fun events and programs. A few examples of our events are our annual chili cook off, ugly sweater contest, and MUCH more!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vestmark employees can contribute up to $2,650 annual to their FSA, $5k annual for dependent care, and participate in our employeer funded HSA program.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses and Vestmark contributes 90% towards the cost!
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vestmark contributes 90% towards the cost of the employee insurance plans!
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
In additional to our traditional 401(k) program, we also offer a ROTH 401(k) option for our employees.
401(K) Matching
Vestmark provides employees with a traditional 401(k) and ROTH 401(k) matching plan. We match 50% of contributions up to 8% of our employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Vestmark also offers additional compensation in the form of restricted stock options. Our RSU’s are issued through a vesting and distribution schedule after achieving required milestones.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Vestmark is very proud of our Charitable Giving Program. Will will match up to $250 annually to an approved charity of our employees choice.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the primary caretaker and 2 weeks of paid leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Vestmark provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flex start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vestmark offers up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for an adoption event.
Company sponsored family events
Vestmark sponsors family oriented events including a summer event and our annual Halloween trick or treat event.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Vestmark employees receive between 15 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 10 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vestmark hosts bi-annual company events including a family summer event.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Vestmark offers employees professional development opportunities for our employees including the ability to attend internal job training and external conferences.
Lunch and learns
Vestmark hosts lunch and learn and leadership development meetings once a month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Creating a strong work life balance is important to us, this is why we offer our employees a generous paid time off package. This benefit enables employees to take the time they need to achieve a desired level of harmony between work at Vestmark and life outside of the office.

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