Senior SDET/QA Automation Engineer

| Chicago

Our Team:

Technology drives our business. Our team is made up of talented QA Engineers, Software Engineers, Leaders and UX professionals. We care about technology as a craft and a differentiator. We bring our high quality global products to market with a mix of software, cloud, data centers, infrastructure, design and grit. 

Our Product Groups:

Individual Investor – building products like Morningstar.com and mobile apps for individuals like yourself

Institutional Investor – developing some of our flagship products like Morningstar Direct for institutional investors and our Advisor products for financial advisors

Workplace – this is where we build and provide our hosted digital advice platform for Retirement plans, 401K’s, etc. (what some call robo-advisors)

Data – this is the heart of Morningstar where all data is sourced, collected, transformed, calculated and distributed across the world

The Role:

At Morningstar, helping investors is what brings us together and drives our work. We are looking for QA Automation Engineers or Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) who specialize in full stack QA (Front end, Webservice, & Non-Functional testing) to join our team, grow with us, introduce us to new ideas and develop products that empower our users. Every day, you’ll work with team members across disciplines developing products for investors. You’ll interact daily with our product managers to understand our domain and create technical solutions that push us forward. We want to work with other engineers who bring knowledge and excitement about our opportunities. These positions are based in our Chicago office.

Responsibilities

  • Build test automation framework, as well as play a part in maintaining our existing suite of automated tests to be used by the entire Agile squad.
  • Develops and maintains functional test cases, System & Integration Test cases and test artifacts like test data, test cases and automated scripts used in SDLC.
  • Reviews functional requirements and determines the data requirements for executing the use cases end to end from creating functional manual cases to automating the cases for regression.
  • Executes manual or automated test cases that validate the functionalities, code quality and reports test results, following all formal test architectures and project processes
  • Ownership and autonomy to work on tasks and be pro-active in managing them end to end.
  • Research emerging test tools, trends and methodologies and enhance existing systems and processes
  • Act as test lead in various work streams working closely with Product Managers and Developers, while collaborating across teams
  • Mentor other Engineers on test methodologies, test automation, coding standards and best practices through code reviews and designing test plans

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years of working experience in a related field.
  • Strong experience with OO programming and concepts.
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of software quality assurance practice.
  • Hands on experience in Java, C#, JUnit/TestNG, Jenkins, Selenium, FitNesse, SoapUI, Javascript, HTML5, CSS, one or two scripting languages Groovy, Python, Ruby, Git are required
  • Experience in TDD, continuous integration, and code review practice is strongly desired.
  • Good engagement and collaboration skills and a strong team player.
  • Pro-active, flexible and creative.
  • Experience in handling multiple projects with changing priorities and meeting concurrent deadlines.

Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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