At Carta, we’re building the future of equity and ownership. We’ve changed how companies, investors, and employees manage equity. Now, we’re transforming how capital markets operate. Our goal is to create more owners and increase transparency and liquidity for shareholders. More than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees use our platform, and we manage over $575B in equity.

The Liquidity team is looking for creative problem solvers to work on a greenfield initiative to build a marketplace for private securities, CartaX.
 
As a Senior Test Automation and Quality Assurance Engineer on the Liquidity team at Carta, you’ll work on CartaX, an issuer centric electronic trading platform offering tailored liquidity programs for privately held companies, funds, and other fractional assets.
 
This role involves a broad range of functions including systems/business analysis, software development, and quality assurance services for a new team in Carta's New York office. The role will own all of QA for the entirety of the CartaX platform. Your primary focus will be the frontend workflows, backend trading stack, and post trade integrations. The role will also have management responsibilities over the post-trade QA team.
 
This individual is an experienced test engineer who is technically strong and has the business knowledge to execute, analyze, deliver, and support any feature in the application. Working for a regulated entity you will work with legal and compliance teams in addition to the product and engineering teams to make sure that the systems built aren't just performant and functionally correct, but that they are compliant with federal rules and regulations. You will mentor other engineers on improving their tests while building a complete end to end testing harness.
 
This role isn't just about making sure test cases pass and things don't break. It is a truly product centric role - making sure what we build succeeds from an end user, business, legal and compliance, and engineering standpoint. As such while you are technically part of the engineering organization you will report into the product management discipline.

Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with internal product and compliance teams to create a fully automated test and quality assurance program for client services, order execution, and post-trade systems.
  • Owns all of the testing pipeline - UI, functional, integration, regression, performance, white/black box, you name it.
  • Writes code and builds and operates their infrastructure.
  • Is involved in the entire SDLC and architectural design lifecycle.
  • Is a thought leader across the organization in testing methodologies.
  • Create and maintain test documentation and artifacts for audit and compliance purposes.
  • Manages other QA engineers.
  • Sets the standard and mentors all engineers on best practices around testing.
  • Provides updates on quality efforts to management.
  • Contributes to continuous improvement efforts.

Qualifications

  • Proven record of success in building strong QA programs.
  • 8+ years of software development experience.
  • Strong analytical and data analysis skills.
  • Extensive practical experience automating the testing of all aspects of a system from front end UI driving to backend services.
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and where your infrastructure slots into the process.
  • Prior experience working in financial services/exchange space.
  • Possession of or the ability and willingness to obtain the Series 99 license.

Nice-to-Haves

  • Experience with AWS/GCP infrastructure and service offerings.
  • Experience with javascript, python, golang, and java.

Carta is a Series E company and is backed by top-tier VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital, and more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, connect with us via email at recruiting@carta.comAs a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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