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Lead Quality Assurance Engineer (Calypso)

San Francisco, California

100% Remote


$85/hr - $90/hr

Our large financial company is looking for a contract Lead Calypso Quality Assurance Engineer . This is a remote contract position (client is in San Francisco, CA)

Contract Duration: 6-Months

Required Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of Software Quality Assurance experience in agile development environments in a large, regulated financial services (preferably banking) environment is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Calypso test planning and execution experience.
  • Working knowledge of Financial Services domain and Capital Markets with Front Office/Back Office operational is required.
  • Experience working with Agile/SAFe methodology.
  • Experience with test automation and framework tools (i.e. UFT, Selenium, RPA) or equivalent automation skills that proves ability to debug automation code.
  • Experience with industry standard testing and defect management tools.
  • Proficiency in Atlassian tools (particularly JIRA and Confluence) and Microsoft Office Applications (especially Excel and Visio).
  • Strong time management skills and ability to juggle priorities with a history of meeting commitments.
  • Self-motivated individual who takes the initiative to thoroughly understand existing business processes, system integrations, and dependencies.
  • Ability to quickly grasp business concepts, objectives, and processes to establish trust and credibility with stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience in a Lead Calypso QA capacity, preferable involved in Calypso Upgrade projects as well as migrating from legacy applications to the Calypso platform from initiation to completion
  • In-depth experience with Fixed Income, Derivatives, Money Markets, Advances, LCs and Equity products in Calypso, including their workings and lifecycle events.
  • Experience with Calypso versions 16.1 onwards.
  • Experience with Calypso Hedge Accounting Module.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, or a related field, or equivalent work experience, is required.

What You Will Be Doing
Daily Responsibilities
  • Acts as a team lead of a Quality Assurance team and supports the QA vision to deliver consistent and value-added testing solutions that align with business needs/goals.
  • Adheres to QA standards, applies QA methodology, develops test strategies, and ensures robust repeatable, maintainable, regression for the Calypso platform.
  • Collaborates with technical and business teams and communicates risks and issues to ensure high quality solutions
  • Maintains awareness and recommends best industry practices to improve overall QA processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Lead QA efforts on Calypso initiatives and follow scaled Agile best practices.
  • Lead in requirement analysis, design and development phases and determine testing approach for the Calypso platform.
  • Leverage extensive Calypso Domain expertise to develop test plan and provide direction to the QA team for test case authoring and execution.
  • Drive test automation hand-off practice and support the development of test cases in manner designed for automation (e.g. using dynamic data), and thereby significantly reduce if not eliminate manual testing
  • Lead the test case peer review process and support the maintenance of authored test cases.
  • Lead the test execution of developed solutions and deliver test reports.
  • Types of testing include smoke, system, integration, regression (manual and automated), data/test-driven, and end-to-end testing.
  • Develop QA close-out deliverables including requirement traceability matrix and test acceptance report to support go/no-go decision.
  • Collaborate with Test Automation team to develop, optimize and enhance automated regression test suites, and coordinate automated test execution.
  • Work with Business users to create and maintain test data for functional and regression testing.
  • Collaborate with the Calypso development team and test automation team to evaluate new test automation tools and solutions for Calypso API and functional regression testing.
  • Lead defect triage and collaborate with business partners, internal, and/or external implementation partners on system failures, root cause analysis, and track defects to closure.

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Valerie Harrison

Specialization: QA/SDET

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