Associate, Cypress Automation Engineer (QA) | GGN

Gurgaon, India
08 Feb 2023
09 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Are you interested in building innovative technology that crafts the financial markets? Do you like working at the speed of a startup, but want to solve some of the world's most sophisticated problems? Do you want to work with, and learn from, hands-on leaders in technology and finance?

At BlackRock, we are looking for Software Quality Engineers who like to innovate and solve sophisticated problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your outstanding skills, curiosity, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow technically and as an individual.

With over USD $8 trillion of assets we have an extraordinary responsibility: our technology empowers millions of investors to save for retirement, pay for college, buy a home and improve their financial well-being.

Being a technologist at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most sophisticated financial companies and also being part of a software development team responsible for next generation technology and solutions.

You will have the chance to define and develop new capabilities and engage with multiple development teams and partners across the Aladdin Team.

You are:
  • Curious and eager to learn new things, with a healthy disrespect for the status quo
  • Willing to embrace work outside of your comfort zone, and open to guidance from others; you make mistakes, but learn from them
  • Passionate about technology, with personal ownership for the work you do
  • Data-focused, with an eye for the details that matter to solve the problem

The Aladdin Product Group develops and supports every facet of BlackRock's information system needs. Our global teams perform a wide variety of activities from maintaining system stability to growing the features and functionality of our state-of the-art trading and asset management platform, Aladdin.

APG -QA is a globally distributed team supporting Quality Engineering initiatives for applications on the Aladdin platform. The Testing team uses industry-leading tools (HP Application Lifecycle Management, Selenium, Cypress, Cucumber, Jenkins, Azure DevOps) to engineer the testing activities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with the Lead provide testing services for the global testing team including automation implementation and ensuring delivery is on time and of high quality for specific tools and processes.
  • You will actively participate in functional/ non-functional and automation testing activities of a project/ module.
  • Implement QA process and Automated testing for all the work streams to improve the overall testing cycle.
  • Ensure development, maintenance and execute automated scripts based on manual test cases; therefore the ability to automate, code using java and use of Cucumber, Jenkins, Azure Dev Ops is a must.
  • Interface and liaise with the global Test, Business and Development teams, effectively communicating testing metrics, progress, schedules and issues impacting delivery.
  • Able to identify, procure and handle environments and data required for testing

  • 4+ years of experience working in Software Quality Assurance in a financial services firm or equivalent.

Functional exposure
  • Wider exposure in various SDLC methodologies - Waterfall, Agile
  • Experience in quality assurance for sophisticated suite of applications.
  • Understanding requirements and experience in writing manual scripts.
  • Basic understanding of Portfolio and Risk management would be an added advantage.

Technical exposure
  • Minimum 3+ years' experience working with Cypress Automation Framework
  • Minimum 2 years' exposure in Rest Assured API automation.
  • Hands-on experience using Core Java, Java script with exposure of TypeScript (would be a plus)
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Cucumber
  • Exposure to AZURE DevOps (Git, Cloud Cluster), CI/CD integration.
  • Exposure to following technologies: RDMS, SQL, Unix, Windows and XML
  • Good to have exposure on Performance tools like JMeter
  • Exposure to scripting languages like Python would be plus

Soft Skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and come up with solutions to meet project needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work and deliver results independently, self-starter

Education: B.E, B.Tech, MCA, MSc (CS) or equivalent

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock's current hybrid work model is designed to enable in-person connections and collaboration that is core to our culture, while supporting increased flexibility for all employees. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.
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