Janus Henderson Investors Test Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.

We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.

We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.

Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.

Overview of the Role

You will devise and execute an effective multi-layered test strategy that promotes quality solutions across varying application frameworks. You’ll partner with various functions in understanding business need, helping devise testable solution architectures, validating implementations and creating scalable test solutions through automation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with architects, developers and other delivery team members to ensure overall quality of solution

  • Acts as a user advocate by thoroughly understanding business processes and engaging in business requirements review via identifying gaps/ambiguity and ensuring overall testability

  • Deeply understands solution architecture/implementation as well as dependencies between solutions across the organization; participates in solution architecture activities ensuring testability and ability to address both technical and business requirements

  • Devises and executes on a multi-layered testing strategy (database, middle tier, front end)

  • Creates and executes complex SQL statements against backend database objects including tables, views, schema changes and stored procedures

  • Performs testing against middle layers of solutions utilizing tools such as SoapUI, UFT, Postman, etc.

  • Creates scalable test solutions through the identification, implementation and maintenance of test automation frameworks

  • Responsible for all functional and regression testing activities related to assigned scope

  • Supports Integration, UAT and Parallel testing phases as needed

  • Provides testing estimates and meets project testing timelines

  • Collaborates with delivery team and/or business partners in solving problems of the root cause of issues

  • Reports issues discovered per standardized tools and processes

  • Promptly communicates discovered risk to delivery team and Quality Assurance manager

  • Promotes testing standard methodologies and proper SDLC

  • Looks for opportunities to improve test execution and overall deliveryOther FunctionsAssumes additional duties as assignedTechnical Skills and Qualifications [Role Summary and Job Description]

  • 5+ years testing or equivalent business or technology experience/training

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.

  • Experienced knowledge of practices, procedures and principles of testing

  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle including basic agile principles

  • Experience with utilizing (or architecting) test automation frameworks

  • Experience with complex SQL, database validation and querying tools

  • Strong experience utilizing a white box testing approach

  • Strong understanding of both web and client based solutions, database infrastructures, ETL and web services

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills with the ability to work as a team

  • Ability to work closely and effectively with developers in an agile environment

  • High desire to understand how things work with a demonstrated ability to learn things quickly

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to lead multiple assignments, priorities, and projects in a demanding environment

  • Experience testing asset management solutions and/or corporate services technology is a plus

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • PC usage up to 100% of the time

  • Office equipment such as telephone, fax and copier

  • Overtime, early morning availability and weekend hours may be required

Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.