Job Title:  QA Automation Engineer

Job Code:  1475
Country:  US
City:  New York
Skill Category:  IT\Technology

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $120,000 and $130,000/year*

Company overview

Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries and regions. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit


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Job Description:

Looking for an experienced QA tester with extensive knowledge in automation testing who can perform functional, regression and backend testing using automation testing tools. Well aware of QA methodologies and demonstrate strong analytical knowledge to design and develop test scenarios for thorough testing and reporting defects.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business requirements and develop detailed test cases and test scripts.
  • Knowledge on developing or enhancing of existing Automation framework.
  • Experience for developing and maintaining automation test scripts in Java/Python Selenium for multiple applications.
  • Responsible for monitoring automaton test execution and reporting defects.
  • Managing and tracking work using management tools like JIRA
  • Responsible for writing test plans outlining scope, approach, resources and schedule of test activities.
  • Provide QA progress and appropriately prioritize bugs/ issues with the BA and development team.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills to find hidden defects and identifying root cause.


Technical Skills / Tools:

  • 5+ years overall QA experience.
  • Strong hands on experience in Core Java or Python.
  • Strong knowledge on Selenium WebDriver test automation.
  • Strong experience in writing automated test scripts using test framework such as Junit/ TestNG or Robot.
  • Strong SQL skills.
  • Experience in design and development of Automation framework.
  • Experience with Behavior Driven Development (BDD) frameworks such as Cucumber
  • Experience with JIRA Zephyr or HP AML
  • Experience in UNIX, VBScript, Perl, Shell.
  • Experience with CI/CD environment and tools like Jenkins, Maven & GIT.
  • Strong team player with interpersonal relationship skills.


Nice to Have:

  • Experience in Web service/API automation using Java/Python
  • Experience in Data validation and Data Quality testing using ETL tools
  • Experience with Agile software development process.
  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priority tasks effectively
  • Experience in Compliance platform or equivalent Investment Banking domain is preferred.


*base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, corporate and functional title and duties, job-related knowledge and advanced degrees, skills, and experience.


If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors”.



Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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