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Lead QA Automation Architect

Company: Federal Reserve System
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to foster an inclusive economy that works for everyone. From data-driven insights to cloud transformation, the information technology team moves the SF Fed forward. We use innovative technologies and Agile methods to positively impact every American across the communities we serve.
While the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, we're not what you might expect. We're unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We spark conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves. We are looking for people who want to help our country reach its full economic potential. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone.
We empower our people to balance their life and work responsibilities. That's why we offer a flexible hybrid work model that allows you to collaborate with office colleagues on some days, and work from home on others.

  • Develop and implement automation test frameworks including the coding of reusable components and functions

  • Integrate test frameworks with STAR's Continuous Integration (CI) workflow

  • Drive implementation and maintenance of test automation for cloud services and on-prem applications.

  • Defines the development methods, guidelines and standards to be used in test scripts and framework development

  • Defines transition steps and strategy from the current to the future test architecture

  • Manages a test architecture governance process

  • Develop, update and automate test cases and train others on standard methodologies for automated test case design

  • Document Test Framework details, test workflows

  • Participate in audits of process compliance & report preparation

  • Coach and mentor others on test automation and quality engineering methods and techniques


    • Bachelor's degree with concentration in Computer science, management information systems or comparable technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • 7 or more years of experience building automated, keyword, data-driven test framework from scratch using Selenium, Jasmine, Junit, TestNG or equivalent

    • Experience in descriptive programming using Java, Python or equivalent

    • Experience Test automation Framework development

    • Hands-on experience developing automated tests for backend APIs (e.g. REST, RPC, SOAP) using RestAssured, Postman, SoapUI or a similar tool set

    • Deep understanding of source code management using Git, Subversion or equivalent

    • Be a true believer in agile development methodology, experience working with agile tools such as VersionOne, JIRA

    • Possess excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills

    • Must be a U.S Citizen or a Green Card holder with intent to become a U.S Citizen

      Base Salary Range: Min: $134,900 - Mid: $175,100 - Max: $215,400 (Location: San Francisco)
      Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant's background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with market data.
      At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we offer a wonderful benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pretax Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Leave Care, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard-of Retirement / Pension.
      We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
      At the SF Fed, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      Full Time / Part Time
      Full time
      Regular / Temporary
      Job Exempt (Yes / No)
      Job Category
      Information Technology
      Work Shift
      First (United States of America)
      The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.
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      OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States-one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.
      OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.
      Why Our People Choose Us:
      Our reputation precedes us
      There will always be room for personal growth
      Our people are first
      You'll find the right balance
      Your responsibilities will be meaningful
      We hope that you will be our future colleague.

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