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EPAM Systems, Inc. Lead Software Test Engineer - Remote in Los Angeles, California

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Lead Software Test Engineer - Remote Description

Job #: 85368

The QA Automation Performance Engineer will work alongside developers, architects, and other QA Engineers to develop and execute effective strategies and test plans for various projects that improve the experience, efficiency, and performance of Front Office applications. The successful candidate will be comfortable working directly with developers, quants, database admins, DevOps, and business project managers to test and advise on the quality of our applications.

Additionally, the new hire is expected to work collaboratively with others in IT where required to help troubleshoot production issues, pre/post release application checkouts, and attend meetings and sessions during the full life cycle of system development projects: generating test ideas through brainstorming during requirements gathering, application/system design, data modeling sessions, coding, delivery, support of our automation frameworks, and enhancements through an agile/scrum process.



  • Experience with load, Database Testing, regression, and endurance testing of large-scale, real-time securities processing applications

  • Experience in the performance testing of large, scale financial applications

  • Experience in working with Application servers (WebSphere, WebLogic) and Database (Oracle and Sybase)

  • Expertise in one of the scripting languages - JavaScript / VBScript / Perl/ SQL

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to collaborate with other departments

  • Organize with end users, business analysts, and other architects and developers following a scrum methodology

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance new and existing test scripts for use by our QA teams

  • Collaborate in standardizing the testing processes including technology selection for our automated frameworks, plan and coordinate all cycles of testing, including functional-level system tests and business scenario-based testing, to ensure proper test coverage while mitigating redundancy where possible

  • Under minimum or no supervision, carry out procedures and tests to ensure that our application and services meet standards and end-user expectations


  • The preferred candidate will have strong experience testing web-based and desktop applications as well as data-driven testing and relatively sound knowledge in automation technologies

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related discipline (although strong experience with a less directly related degree will be considered)

  • Good level understanding of browser event model:

  • Strong understanding of performance and services testing concepts/tools such as JMeter/Load runner/Soap UI

  • Strong understanding of performance testing concepts, specifically: Throughput, response time, latency, resource consumption, response time distribution, etc

  • Demonstrated experience in integrating automated tests with test management and reporting repositories, including defect tracking and requirements management tools

  • Deep understanding of database/backend testing

  • Strong knowledge of SQL, including transaction processing concepts, and large-scale dataset manipulation for test initialization

  • Experience in leading a 3-5-person team

  • Ability to prioritize and handle QA actions and tasks in a fast-paced environment and under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), presentation, and client management skills required

  • Forensic attention to detail

  • Experience in Agile/Scrum development model

  • Working experience as a developer/programmer is highly preferred

  • Good understanding of CI/CD concepts, tools, and best practices

  • Basic knowledge of or interest in finance/financial derivative products a plus

  • Experience working with applications running on AWS a plus

  • Working experience in Jenkins or another similar tool preferred

Nice to have

  • Kendo UI, jQuery, Django, Confluent/Elastic Search, ReactJS, ReduxJS


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)

  • Health Savings Account

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)

  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions

  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection

  • Accident Insurance

  • Employee Discounts

  • Pet Insurance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential


  • This position operates in a remote capacity, but you must live within driving distance to an EPAM office. Your recruiter will discuss specific details about work location during the initial interview process

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.