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Automation Senior Software Engineer

Company: M&T Bank
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Consumer, Business and Digital Banking - We work with our retail banking, business banking, consumer lending, mortgage and digital banking businesses to define far reaching technology strategies to evolve our customer experiences, to make us easier to business with and to deliver solutions that deliver real value. This includes all core consumer deposit, loan and payment processing and servicing platforms; all core channel systems for retail branches, ATMs and call centers; custom built online and mobile banking platforms; and and marketing ecosystem capabilities.


This role requires proficiency in Ruby/Cucumber, functional testing, regression testing, integration testing and understanding of TDD and ATDD. The Automation Developer must have the ability to translate functional requirements/design specifications into quality automated test cases. To be successful the candidate must be driven and well-organized, with strong learning and training abilities. It is essential for the individual to be self-motivated and tenacious, thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, and complete tasks to agreed schedules. This resource must also have a solid background and understanding of industry standard automation and manual testing, quality assurance methodologies and automation solutions. The Project Team will look to this individual to assist in software releases on an on-going basis and coordinate the tasks and activities of the broader testing team.

  • Analyze and translate functional requirements to create and execute test cases for large business initiatives. Automate these test cases and execute on regular basis.
  • Create and maintain test cases and test data using Ruby/Cucumber via RubyMine.
  • Actively participate in requirements reviews, gain an understanding of functional specifications, and provide feedback on documentation.
  • Actively participate in project group meetings.
  • Write, review, and maintain the automation test scripts in RubyMine and other automation tools.
  • Facilitate defect management meetings.
  • Identify as many defects as possible to deliver a quality product to our client.
  • Perform all aspects of verification, including integration testing, functional testing, and regression testing.
  • Develop and implement well-defined test plans.
  • Manage defect tracking and provide informative updates as requested.
  • Participate in production validation and support as needed.
  • Comply with company standards of the SDLC and adhere to testing strategies & procedures within the industry standard.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of an Associate degree and 6 years' systems analysis/application development experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years' higher education and/or work experience
  • Worked on multiple projects involving complex systems analysis, design and complete application development
  • 3-5 years' experience with industry standard testing/development and quality assurance methodologies and validation processes.
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • Must be familiar with industry direction
  • An ability to build out products & products enhancements from idea through to launch
  • Skills to collaborate with the entire team and customers on feature requirements and prioritization
  • A team player mindset with an ability to thrive and effectively communicate in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment

Tech Stack:

  • Proficient in Jira & XRay with defect tracking, document management, and knowledge base systems.
  • Proficiency in using testing tools (Xray or Zephyr), query experience with (SQL Server) and Internet Technologies (different browsers, HTML, JavaScript, etc.), RubyMine, Ruby/Cucumber, SOAP UI, Mainframes.
  • Knowledge of ATDD & TDD.
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Programming, preferably Java or Ruby.

Preferred Requirement:

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or CIS or engineering.
  • 1 -3 years' experience with industry standard testing and quality assurance methodologies and verification and validation processes.
  • 1-2 year(s) of automation experience using Ruby/Cucumber or Spec flow.
  • Experience with Keyword, Modular and data driven framework, performance testing using Jmeter or any other open source technology. Preferred experience with database and service testing.
  • 2-3 year(s) experience in Agile/Scrum and implementing TDD or ATDD.
  • Preferred individual with testing & agile certification like CSTE, CSQA, ISTQB, PSM, PSD, CSM and development certification like MCSD or OCAJP or CJE.
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Programming preferably Ruby, C#, or Java.
  • Understanding of various Ruby gems.
  • Knowledge of web development framework like MVC. Skilled in recognizing patterns and creating re-usable scripts.
  • Good understanding on industry standard databases like Oracle 10g, MS Sql Server, etc.

At M&T Tech, we're a team of makers, doers, and builders, working to create the most advanced technology solutions in banking. We're not your stereotypical suit and tie bankers: we're an innovative team of leading tech experts, pushing boundaries, and taking risks. We're building an agile team of the most skilled and creative workers to solve complex problems, architect solutions, write high-performance software, and chart our new path, all to make the lives of our customers, and the communities that we serve, better. Join us and be part of something new as we build tomorrow's bank, today.


M&T Bank is a Top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing and financial stable regional banks in the country, we offer our technology employees a wide range of performance-based career development opportunities. We have a strong commitment to our customers and the communities we serve, and we continue to grow with a focus on the future. So, when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. Grow with us.


Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Keywords: M&T Bank, Lafayette , Automation Senior Software Engineer, Other , Washington, Louisiana

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