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.