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Location :
Irving, TX US
Level :
Entry Level Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
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Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Job Summary

The Test Engineer Consultant II, provides Test execution on an Agile projects, focusing on the creation/ execution of functional and automated test scripts for medium to complex projects, Database validation and web services testing. Develops the test strategy as a quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, and defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute practical application of Agile framework components
  • Participate in Scrum Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities – prepared to take on any role within the Agile team
  • Participate in Sprint planning, release planning and backlog refinement
  • Decompose stories to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and automated test scripts for medium to complexity projects
  • Testing websites in a J2EE environment across multiple browsers, testing web-services using SOAP UI, backend processing and data validation utilizing SQL / Oracle
  • Designing, coding and documenting automated test cases within a defined framework to ensure quality of our product.
  • Translating existing manual regression test cases into automated tests using Selenium.
  • Evolving automated test framework to achieve higher test throughout, with increased accessibility and test execution flexibility
  • Create an environment where a Test Driven Development behavior is fostered, particularly for automated testing
  • Create automated scripts that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Review, Analyze, Document and Manage bugs/issues accurately and clearly
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with internal and external Development and Testing Teams
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced development organization

Job Qualifications

Essential Skills

• 5+ years of software testing experience with atleast 2+ years of experience in Agile Scrum
• 2+ years of experience in testing Web Services using SOAP UI or any other open source tools
• 2+ years of Database validation using SQL
• 2+ years of Test Automation development using Selenium


Desired Skills

  • Agile planning tool - JIRA
  • Programming experience in Java, automation tool such as Selenium
  • Continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Insurance and Telematics experience is a plus

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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