Jason Smiley

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Jason Smiley is a seasoned Sr. QA Automation Engineer with extensive experience in quality engineering, behavior-driven development (BDD), and software development engineering in test (SDET). Throughout his career, Smiley has contributed significantly to various companies in the financial and technology sectors, demonstrating proficiency in developing robust testing frameworks, architecting solutions, and leading automation initiatives.

Career[edit | edit source]

MarketAxess[edit | edit source]

Smiley currently serves as a Sr. QA Automation Engineer at MarketAxess, a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities. Since March 2022, he has been instrumental in ensuring the quality and reliability of MarketAxess' software products. His responsibilities include implementing behavior-driven development practices, designing and executing automated test suites, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions.

Northwestern Mutual[edit | edit source]

Prior to joining MarketAxess, Smiley held the position of Software Development Engineer In Test 3 at Northwestern Mutual, a financial services company based in the Greater New York City Area. During his tenure from May 2017 to March 2022, he played a pivotal role in the development and maintenance of "Smash," an internal web application used for testing financial planning algorithms. Smiley's contributions encompassed developing RESTful services in Java, supporting and enhancing functionality for the Node.js web application, and spearheading efforts to achieve over 80% code coverage through rigorous unit and component testing. As the Product Owner of the Smash Application, he collaborated closely with clients and developers to gather requirements and devise strategic solutions to meet user needs.

Compass[edit | edit source]

From January 2016 to March 2017, Smiley served as a Software Developer Engineer in Test at Compass, a real estate technology company headquartered in New York City. During his tenure, he demonstrated proficiency in writing test scripts using Selenium and Cucumber in Java. Smiley played a key role in automation sprint planning, prioritizing test development efforts, and mentoring other automation engineers to adhere to best practices in software development.

Skills and Expertise[edit | edit source]

Jason Smiley possesses a diverse skill set, including:

  • Quality Engineering
  • Behavior-Driven Development (BDD)
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical Skills
  • Test Automation Frameworks (Selenium, Cucumber)
  • RESTful Services Development
  • Java Programming
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Pipelines
  • Product Ownership and Requirements Gathering

Education[edit | edit source]

Jason Smiley holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from RIT, which has provided him with a strong foundation in software engineering principles and practices.

References[edit | edit source]

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