Senior QA Automation Engineer (Silktest)


CRD is currently expanding the capabilities of our products in several new areas. The Sr. QA Engineer performs automated testing of the Charles River investment product suite.  You will work in close cooperation with CRD's developers and product managers to ensure product quality and client satisfaction. 

We employ 170+ of the best and brightest developers and quality engineers in the software industry. This is an opportunity to work within a very strong, senior level team and help to develop challenging new products in the financial space. 

  • Apply verification and validation methods to improve and ensure the quality of the product suite
  • Develop and own automated test suite developed in SilkTest
  • Work closely with product stakeholders to develop new tests, analyze and communicate capabilities of existing test suite and suggest possible test architecture changes to meet needs of increasing test coverage
  • Optimize existing tests so they run faster and more robustly
  • Run daily regression suites on local machines and analyze results from Central automation machines on various Platforms (Microsoft Windows XP & 7, Linux Red Hat, Solaris) and Databases (Oracle, MSS)
  • Script and test in both Windows PowerShell and Unix Shell environments
  • Influence the development of new features and improve product usability
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile team environment
  • Contribute individually within a team of top engineers

  • BSCS or BSEE degree or equivalent from a top-rated engineering school
  • 5-7 years track record of hands-on coding experience in writing UI Automation scripts using SilkTest
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be comfortable communicating with various levels of management
  • Team player, ability to think creatively and work well with various product stakeholders
  • Technical experience includes:
    • experience with SilkTest; exposure to other automation tools in addition to SilkTest would be ideal
    • knowledge of SQL; relational database experience
    • strong programming skills to be able to develop automation scripts effectively
    • experience testing in Java, C#, .NET, and web services environments is ideal

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