Senior SDET (Full Stack)

Category: Technology
Location: Chicago, IL
Job ID: 11652
Posted Date: February 8, 2019

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.



As a Senior SDET you will bring hands-on contributions to web test automation at E*TRADE. We are looking for a Senior member of the team with demonstrated ability to handle testing applications independently – that includes building automated test frameworks and to quickly learn existing systems and enhance/add test code. Experience designing applications, testing APIs, back-end services, UI automation, work with in-sprint automation teams, drive projects, perform code reviews, build tools to analyze pass rates, and work closely with product, business & development teams on a daily basis.

Any open source contributions on would spike our interests a great deal. If you have it, please include your Stackoverflow id too.

Here is a summary of skills we are looking for:

  • Develop and maintain test frameworks
  • Write multi-threading and thread safe code
  • Work with HTTP APIs – REST/SOAP
  • Understand memory allocation
  • Deep understanding of OOP principles
  • Well versed with design patterns
  • Experience with both compiled and scripting (dynamic) languages
  • Have used relational and noSQL databases
  • Full stack test automation experience – UI and/or API



Minimum qualifications

  • Total experience at least 6 years
  • Experience with at least 2 of the following programming languages – Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Go, C++
  • Experience with build/packing tools like Gradle, Maven, NPM
  • Exposure to the Atlassian tool set, git, jira, confluence etc.

Preferred qualifications

  • FINTECH and/or Trading domain business knowledge.
  • Testing experience with High-frequency trading apps.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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