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Test Automation Architect, Cloud- U.S. Remote Work Eligible

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
*U.S. Remote Work Eligible*

Edward Jones is looking for a Test Automation Architect to lead our Quality cloud migration strategy and other strategic initiatives. This role operates as a technical, hands-on facilitator in the Quality Organization and is a strategic participant across inter-dependent software development efforts. The ideal candidate cares deeply about efficiency in the software development process and has demonstrated experience leveraging industry-leading tools and frameworks to deliver complete automated test suites. They will be responsible for the test architecture for Edward Jones' Quality test engineering efforts and partner with various groups to drive cross-functional initiatives. We strive to make our teams successful by partnering with key stakeholders to understand their use cases and building comprehensive test strategies to meet these testing requirements. We work together with all of our quality test engineers, continuously looking to improve on our automation processes and best practices.

*Priority qualifications needed for this role include:*

*Cloud -* Enterprise experience in a hybrid Cloud environment using solutions, to test for fault tolerance of solutions (Chaos Monkey, Gremlin, Toxiproxy, or similar chaos engineering approach)

*Automation Strategy* - Excellent knowledge and experience developing strategy and implementing test automation in collaboration with the cloud migration team and functional area counterparts

*Automation Framework Development* - Hands on experience developing several types of automation frameworks from scratch and using related tooling, including: Selenium, Appium, Cucumber/Gherkin, Rest Assured or equivalent web-service automation tool, Git, Jenkins or equivalent CI/CD tools, SonarQube or equivalent code quality tool

*Test Automation Systems* Experience selecting the optimal test automation technologies for solutions delivered using disparate languages and platforms in collaboration with test and development engineer counterparts. Partner with the various software infrastructure teams to optimize the CI/CD pipeline and implement quality gates to support DevOps

*Delivery Maturity* - Direct involvement in efforts to mature agile and DevOps practices for the organization as it relates to test automation, increased quality and delivery optimization.

*Required Education and Experience*
* Capable of mentoring and communicating a coherent vision for quality best practices, coding standards, test automation strategy and tool usage
* Strong understanding of flaky tests and the impacts of eventual consistency
* Ability to research requirements to determine system feasibility, costs, benefits, or needed functionality.
* Experience in creating a strategic technology direction, aligning it with tactical activities, and communicating plans broadly across the organization.
* Ability to multi-task and participate in multiple large and complex efforts or projects.
* Strong knowledge and extensive experience working with product teams to develop appropriate level of testing based on the SDLC (Unit, Integration, API, Smoke, System, Browser compatibility, etc.)
* Able to perform analyses to solve complex problems and motivate peers to produce creative products and services
* Proven ability to clearly communicate across multiple audiences.
* Proactive, self-motivated and independent with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.
*Preferred Education and Experience*
* Experience working in a highly automated enterprise class software environment preferably of scale with thousands of tests going through a gated CI pipeline
B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or Management


* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

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Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-11-21

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