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GBM Automation Lead, VP

Company: State Street Global Advisors
Location: Quincy
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Who we are looking for a candidate

Who possess a complete understanding of automation process and have participated and developed automation infrastructure. Is able to take on leadership responsibilities and influence the direction of the automation effort, schedule and prioritization. Who can support the testing program aimed at supporting multiple testing efforts simultaneously and assist with test plan articulation and planning utilize appropriate testing tools for both front-end and back-end Quality Assurance and create re-usable test assets.

What you will be responsible for

As GBM Automation Lead you will

  • Design/Architect test automation framework and develop the new test automation libraries.
  • Identify testable events and develop the test cases/test scripts and capture test data to support the test cases.
  • Implement QA process and Automated testing for all the work streams to improve the overall testing cycle.
  • Provide insights to software quality & risks for GBM Automation Implementation.
  • Work closely & effectively with team members and key projects stake holders.
  • Attend Domain Application overview, problems sessions, and identified scenario's.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of applications to provide technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and resolving highly complex test problems.
  • Coordination of development and implementation of the application simulator solutions.
  • Creating and maintaining automation test scripts using Selenium or other equivalent functional testing tools.
  • Virtualize,
  • Complex Messaging Protocol(SWIFT,FIX,FED,CHIPS...).
  • Middleware Services ESB, SOA.
  • Kafka message's.
  • Third Party Services.
  • Market Vendor Systems.
  • Database(Oracle, Sybase, DB2/z, MSQL...) .
  • Mainframe(CICS/CTG,DPL,MQ/z,DB2/z,IMS...).
  • Cloud and API Driven Applications .

  • Met regular basis with the DEV/SQA/BUAT Team which support to acquire feedback on issues, defects or enhancements needed.
  • Create strategy design documents, defined Scope of Application End to End Testing, message protocols and Application Libraries.
  • Implement the Automation framework and designed in such a way that it increases and speeds up productivity.
  • Build, refine, and maintain a comprehensive Automated Regression Suite.
  • Ensure Automation Test Runs are running on a smooth and reliable cadence.
  • Develop Virtual Services for Unavailable Up/downstream systems / external network.
  • Deploy Virtual Service / DB Stub to Virtual Environment which run on Agent.
  • Hand off the Virtual Environment and Test Automation scripts to the Team, and Sign-off project.
  • Collect metrics for the completed projects
  • Develop test strategies, plans, and maintain automation test data.
  • Develop and continuously improve automated tests as new system features and enhancements are developed.
  • Create ROI Metrics documents.
  • Educated team on best practices and work with SQA teams on delivering and training them to use virtual services.
  • Responsible for delegation of work, progress tracking and deliverables from the team.
  • Work on finding solutions to use in compliance with strict compliance guidelines at StateStreet. Like getting SV/RIT specific SSL to up to be used with web application.
  • Train, lead and motivate effective cross functional teams.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Integrality, respect, responsibility, honesty, Trust, Accountability, Commitment, Passion, Fun.
  • As part of State Street Corporation Service Virtualization core team tasked responsible for requirements gathering, coordination of development and implementation of the application simulator solutions. I developed a training library for the functional Web Services / virtualization team consisting of word documents, PowerPoint presentations and interactive examples. The word documents covered Rational Test Workbench (RTW) / Rational Test Virtualization Services (RTVS) standards; the examples demonstrated the proper layout for a completed RTW / RTVS project. In addition to the application simulator development was also responsible for the planning and execution of all RTW / RTVS (formerly Green Hat Tester / Virtualization Integrations Environment) software installations and year-end security audit documentation. At the same time I have led the effort to build a RTW / RTVS servers. I personally built Linux RHEL servers and deployed all of the virtualization assets to the box. This included three separate upgrades on Four servers; the most recent change was the addition of two virtual servers running RHEL.
  • IBM Rational Integration Tester (RIT) tool used to test the web services (SOA and BPM) Web services in this project has many shared middleware applications i.e. LiveWire, SORP, MRTS, MRP, MTeX, Cloud Apps etc. in which APIs are used to exchange the messages (SWIFT MT Msg, SWIFT MX XML Msg, FIX Msg, SOAP, REST, JSON) between web services applications over the HTTP(S), AMQ, MWQ, FIX, JMS transport connections and also played a crucial role in various activities in which would overcome test constraints and achieve seamless testing.
  • SWIFT MT ISO15022 / MX ISO20022, Capital Market (FIX), Trading, MCH, MTeX, Test Automation on .NET, C#, ASP .NET, Java, J2EE, Oracle, SQL Server, C++, Visual Basic, HTML, DHTML, JavaScript and application servers like Web sphere, BEA Web logic, JBoss, JRun, and also Proprietary Applications.
  • SOA services including WSDL, WADL, REST, XSD, OAG, JSON, JMS, AMQ, FIX, XML, SOAP messaging, Mainframe systems including in testing Mainframe MVS Applications developed using COBAL, CICS, TSO/ISPF, DB2, SPUFI, VSAM, JCL, File Aid / Platinum.
  • SQL/DB2 knowledge and Experience in mining data from complicated data models.
  • Mentor the team in building the SME base in Offshore and Onshore on IBMRTW/RIT/RTCP/RTVS.
  • Automate, scheduling task, developing stubs, publishing and deploying to Agents for AUT/SUT.
  • Provide support across multiple interfaces to ensure high quality software releases.
  • Established Automation process and procedures that lead to the potential savings.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science Engineering.
  • Over 15 years of Experience.

Why this role is important to us

Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

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