Development Test Engineer

Operations – New York, NY
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Location
New York, NY
Department
Operations
Employment Type
Full-Time
Minimum Experience

About AlphaPoint

AlphaPoint is a financial technology company helping make illiquid assets liquid. It enables customers to launch new products and services by providing institutions enterprise-grade blockchain solutions to digitize assets, launch markets, and reduce operational costs. AlphaPoint has customers across 5 continents with offices in New York, Charlotte, and San Francisco.

Position Profile

Our fast-growing Operations and Development team is currently seeking a Development Test Engineer. In this position you will be responsible to write test plans and test cases according to the product requirements. You will work side-by-side with all levels of Development to ensure that test case coverage is complete. You will be operating within an Innovation Development Team through Agile/SCRUM methodology working with Product, Program, Operations, and Technology managers to bring solutions to the market that address the needs of our customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Creation, oversight and execution of test plans, test designs and test cases including collecting results to ensure product specifications are properly developed and working.
  • Performing component, system, integration, acceptance and smoke testing.
  • Planning and executing test protocols to ensure functionality, performance, stability and scalability at multiple levels of complexity
  • Working with test engineers, developers, business analysts and project managers for ensuring high quality releases.
  • Building test harnesses, test suites, test scenarios and metric collection mechanisms.
  • Analyze test results and prepare load, evaluate performance and envelope projections.
  • Work with test engineers and developers to reproduce, locate and identify bugs in software
  • Writing up defects with applicable supporting evidence of defect
  • Actively participate and/or lead team discussions across multiple groups.
  • Influence the requirements definition and software design to maximize testability
  • Development and oversight of testing web applications and mobile device applications
  • Creating test cases for custom and enhanced applications
  • Interfacing and consulting with Product Owners, Project Leaders, Developers, and other members of the team for risk managed planning and release decisions.
  • Develop and extend protocols and plans as device features evolve. Cultivate expertise in relevant aspects of target business domain and apply the knowledge to maximize technology value
  • Explore and evaluate potential test tooling and test automation enhancements.
  • Automating QA and API processes to reduce the total amount of time it takes to test new products and features.
  • Integrating test automation mechanisms into continuous integration pipelines.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical field OR equivalent, relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in creating Quality Assurance test cases.
  • Knowledge of Trading domain and OMS applications
  • In-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance and SDLC processes and best practices
  • Experience in Frontend QA Automation
  • Experience with JIRA and Agile methodology
  • Strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills
  • Must be proactive and have experience creating and executing test cases
  • Must have experience logging bugs with supportive documentation
  • Must have experience testing either web applications and/or mobile applications on multiple device platforms
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug software
  • Must have experience with traversing through logs and have the ability to understand stack traces
  • Basic Knowledge of Java, JavaScript and SQL
  • Familiarity with Linux OS and Linux commands
  • Agile (e.g. SCRUM) software development certifications and/or equivalent experience

AlphaPoint is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability or genetic information, gender identity or national origin.

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