E*TRADE Financial Holdings, LLC

Senior Analyst II, IT Quality Assurance

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/22/2021 12:03 PM)
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Who We Are

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.

About the Role


As the Senior Analyst II, Quality Assurance, you will bring strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills to lead the testing of a securities trading front-end application designed for our most advanced customers.  Your understanding of trading, front-end applications, and quality testing will be critical to success in this role.



  • Own the functional testing strategy of the application: analyze and estimate stories, write and execute test plans, evaluate and execute regression, and support production releases
  • Work closely with product, design, and development teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements
  • Own the sprint-level work assignments of the team to ensure coverage across new features
  • Coordinate with QA automation engineers to identify and prioritize appropriate test cases for automation
  • Participate in the functional testing of the application, testing the UI both manually and through automated test execution and analysis
  • Partner with development teams to discover, analyze, write, retest and close defects as they arise
  • Work with QAs from different teams to provide end to end testing coverage
  • Participate in all agile ceremonies as a member of the scrum team


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of securities trading
  • Solid knowledge of QA methodologies, test planning, system dependencies, and product integration phases
  • Experience using software feature tracking and collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Demonstrated experience in the Agile/Scrum software development life cycle
  • Capacity to learn quickly and share knowledge
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with short sprint cycles
  • Great team player and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision


  • Experience with derivatives, options, or futures trading
  • Experience with Jenkins, Git, and BitBucket
  • Ability to create automated tests using Selenium framework written in Java
  • Hands on experience testing web applications using SauceLabs cloud



E*TRADE, a member of the Morgan Stanley family of companies offers a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k) and financial wellness plans in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees. Please visit Employment benefits at E*TRADE Financial — explore jobs (etradecareers.com) learn more about our benefit offerings.

EEO Statement

E*TRADE Financial Holdings, LLC 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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