Quality Assurance Engineer - Advisor360 - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Weston
Category
Engineering
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Advisor360 for a paid 6-month return-to-work program starting in September 2022 designed for Quality Assurance professionals who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. 

 

Please note candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

Summary:

The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for creating automating platform-wide system integration tests, leading and coordinating QA initiatives, and writing test plans and strategies. You are a self-starter with a vision for quality and process improvement with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Responsibilities

  • Create and automate platform-wide system integration tests
  • Coordinate QA initiatives and work across the project teams with a diverse Scrum team
  • Develop scripts to validate the overall health and operation of on-premises and cloud infrastructure
  • Write API test tools
  • Write test plans and strategies
  • Write UAT test plans
  • Create and automate infrastructure tests
  • Report, analyze, and track defects
  • Work closely with other QA team members, Development, and stakeholders
  • Participate in team standups, planning, and other meetings
  • Design test scope, approaches, and strategies
  • Create test plans and cases as appropriate, possibly directing others
  • Design, manipulate, or locate test data
  • Ensure appropriate tests are executed both during development and upon deployment
  • Collaborate with team members to identify areas of high risk and the root cause of problems
  • Work closely with team members and developers to detect, prioritize, and fix defects
  • Provide appropriate status and risk assessment for management

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years’ SIT and UAT experience
  • 5+ years’ testing experience in information services/technology, both back and front end
  • 3+ years’ SQL experience writing and executing complex queries to verify and validate data
  • 3+ years’ experience in Agile and Scrum development SDLC and methodologies
  • Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Self-starter with a vision for quality and process improvement
  • Ability to work independently and within a Scrum team
  • Understanding of automation frameworks and benefits of automation to overall quality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A desire to learn new and exciting technologies and improve personal skills to deliver the highest quality software to our clients

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • ISTQB certification a plus
  • Experience in scripting with Python, other languages also acceptable! 
  • Working knowledge of automation frameworks and methods a plus
  • Experience working in a Microsoft environment, particularly with source control and bug-tracking in TFS

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 

Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher.

 

Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at swhite@reachire.com.
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs

 

About Advisor360:

We’re not your typical WealthTech company. Advisor360° was born out of tens of thousands of pieces of feedback received during the past 20 years from the industry’s highest-producing financial advisors. Our software is second to none in creating operational efficiencies, unifying all the systems advisors need to run their businesses. Advisor360° launched in April 2019 as a new stand-alone technology company from our sister company, Commonwealth Financial Network®, the largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker-dealer in the United States. With more than 2,000 independent advisors, Commonwealth is Advisor360°’s first customer; MassMutual is its second, bringing an additional 9,000 advisors onto the platform.

Come grow with us! Advisor360° is an exciting new venture, combining the nimble and innovative qualities of a start-up with the stability of a mature company. We have a track record of the highest satisfaction ratings by financial advisors in industry-leading publications, as well as a reputation for high workplace quality; for 12 years, as part of the Commonwealth team, we were voted one of the 100 best technology companies to work at by Computerworld.

Advisor360° is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce.

 

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