Janus Henderson Investors Test Automation Architect 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 enable efficient delivery of quality solutions to our business partners through effective, sustainable and creative test automation strategy and architecture.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for test automation architecture and driving overarching automation strategy

  • Execute on and/or own the design, implementation and evolution of test automation framework(s)

  • Lead test automation solutions as a product

  • Partner with development leaders in embedding continuous testing within CI/CD pipelines

  • Partner with quality assurance leaders in enabling complex testing strategies with automation

  • Research and implement advanced features of test automation in support of an agile environment

  • Contribute and provide subject matter expertise in evolving our agile testing approach

  • Build, consult and maintain an environment where BDD/TDD/ADD behaviors are fostered

  • Define test automation standard methodologies, standards and guidelines; provide oversight as appropriate

  • Consult and provide direction on automation techniques

  • Keep apprised of innovative test automation approaches and tooling trends

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in evolving our test automation capability

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Quality Assurance

  • 4+ years of test automation experience

  • 3+ years of software development background

  • 5+ years of experience with Agile Scrum

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required

  • Adept in architecting test automation framework(s) within an enterprise environment across various technologies

  • Experience with supporting Continuous Integration and automated build systems

  • Proficient in one or many programming language (C#/.Net, Python, etc.)

  • Proficient in one or many scripting languages (VBScript, JavaScript, Perl, Ruby, etc.)

  • Hands-on experience utilizing various open source and market-leading vended solutions (nUnit, MSTest, SpecFlow, Selenium, SoapUI, Tricentis Tosca, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge of complex SQL, database validation and querying tools

  • Understanding of data warehousing architectures (e.g. hub and spoke) and master data management concepts

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of continuous delivery pipelines and supporting tools

  • Strong analysis, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams within a product management delivery model

  • Adept communicator with strong written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to balance visionary thought (strategic/forward thinking) with performance (results-driven, ambitious)

  • Embraces change, open-minded, positive attitude and technically curious

  • Practical exposure to modern technologies such as robotics, AI, ML and Blockchain a plus

  • Experience within an asset management solutions technology 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

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

  • Travel between London/Denver 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.