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EDWARD JONES Test Automation Architect, Cloud- Remote - 52456BR in St. Louis, Missouri

Edward Jonesis looking for a Test Automation Architect to lead our quality cloud migration strategy and other strategic initiatives.Thisrole operates as a technical,hands-onfacilitatorin the Quality Organization and is a strategic participant acrossinter-dependentsoftwaredevelopment efforts.Theidealcandidatecares deeplyaboutefficiency in the software development processand has demonstrated experienceleveragingindustry-leadingtools and frameworks to deliver complete automated test suites.They will own 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 bypartnering 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 ourautomation processes andbest practices.Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesDevelop and lead the quality assurance strategy for cloud, in collaboration with the cloud migration team and functional area counterparts Responsible for architecting test automation systems, and determining the optimal test automation technologies for solutions delivered using disparate languages and platforms in collaboration with test and development engineer counterpartsResponsible for identifying and defining strategic and productivity initiatives to improve quality and velocity of the organizationPartner with delivery teams to track and act upon key performance indicators to enable continuous improvement of product quality and user experiencePartner withthevarious software infrastructure teamsto optimize the CI pipeline andimplement quality gates to support DevOpsCommunicate a coherent vision forquality best practices, coding standards, release strategy and tool usageB.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or Management Information Systems preferred or related work experience. 10 years of proven experience in an application development/testing role, developing in a source-controlled environment. 5 years hands-on experience developing automation tools, framework, continuous integration Enterprise software experience, Cloud and/or SaaS providers, or web application providers is key3 years of experience developing test automation solutions for presentation layers and APIsExperience establishing Test Automation Frameworks and creating reusable components libraries while implementing effective quality assurance strategies and best practicesExperience using the following technologies/tools: Selenium, Appium, Rest Assured or equivalent web-service automation toolJUnit, TestNG, Spock, Cucumber/Gherkin, Cypress, Jasmine, KarmaGradle, MavenGitHub, Jira, IntelliJ, EclipseTest data managementJenkins or equivalent CI/CD toolsKubernetes and microservices, Restful APIs Strong knowledge and extensive experience in various types of testing (Unit, Integration, API, Smoke, System, Browser compatibility, etc.) Must be experienced in creating a strategic technology direction, aligning it with tactical activities, and communicating plans broadly across the organization.SQL experience in data creation and validating results against expected resultsPreferred Education and Experience3 of experience in the development, testing and delivery of applications to cloud infrastructureIdeal candidates have in-depth experience working in an Lean Agile, Product Management, and DevOps environmentExperience in continuous delivery pipeline integration approaches for testing automationEqual Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity