Senior Automated Quality Assurance Engineer

Carta New York City , NY 10008

Posted 7 months ago

At Carta, our mission is to create more owners. By building an ownership management platform, we're changing how over 12,000 companies, and more than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees manage equity around the globe. Now, we're building a new team to reimagine liquidity for our customers. 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 Automated 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 and the backend trading stack. 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Possession of or the ability and willingness to obtain the Series 99 license.


  • Prior experience working in financial services/exchange space.

  • Experience with AWS/GCP infrastructure and service offerings.

  • Experience with javascript, python, golang, and java.

Carta is creating the ownership network that maps the world's assets. Check out who we are and how we work here.

At Carta we want to create an environment for Carta's owners - you - to do your best work, by offering competitive benefits and perks:

We are committed to WELLNESS:

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • Competitive PTO and unlimited sick time

We are committed to INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE:

  • 401k matching program


  • Commuter benefits

  • Catered lunch and unlimited snacks

  • Cell phone stipend

We are committed to LIFELONG LEARNING:

  • Unlimited reimbursement for work related books

  • Fast paced work environment geared towards professional growth

Carta is a Series E company and is backed by many of the best investors in the world including Social Capital, Union Square Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Spark Capital, Meritech Capital, Tribe Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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