At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
What's the role?
As a technical, hands-on Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) our job is to participate in the manual & automation testing of our platform based application. You will be under the mentorship of a Principal Engineer of a team with an already-established, mature testing process. Your role will be that of a "full-stack" Software Engineer - someone who has a strong appreciation and skill in software engineering with the capability of writing manual & automated and performance tests (time and training is allotted after hiring to learn our frameworks).
Supply to an agile team by driving user story analysis and feature grooming, crafting and developing detailed test scripts
Automated manual test data creation process by building custom API Routes
Proven experience on writing sophisticated API tests which collaborate with upstream services or databases
Design and implement manual test suites by writing test plan/test cases / etc
Attend and give to sprint planning and take ownership of testing responsibility to ensure successful product releases
Design, implement and maintain cross-platform test automation scripts
Maintain the functional test portion of the Continuous Integration pipeline
Develop and maintain BDD test scenarios and regression plans
Participate in full test development life cycle including requirements analysis and design
Work with developers to provide additional research and debugging of issues when more information is needed to resolve problems
Bring Your Best! What this role needs:
6+ years of SDET experience
4+ years of professional experience as a QA Automation Engineer working in an agile environment
2+ years of RESTful services automation experience
Strong analytic and debugging skills
Detailed understanding of QA concepts, STLC, SDLC, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment
Proven experience in automating tests with using JS, Java, Python or other languages
Validated understanding of different element locator strategies and the ability to write custom XPath, CSSPath
Familiarity with HTML, CSS, REST APIs, JSON, RDBMS, XML/YAML. XCODE, ANDROID STUDIO
Experience with Git, Jira
Ability to work independently with minimal direction
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Tons of room for career growth! We are at the beginning and the team will be growing - leadership positions are there for the taking if you show the desire.
Highly technical and hardworking fellow test engineers. We care a lot about what we do and are very active in local meetups and love new insights.
Highly competitive salary
Flexible work schedules
Employee tuition reimbursement
Career and leadership development programs
Life and disability income insurance
Competitive health insurance with flexible spending accounts
Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client's interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!
We are an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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FIND YOUR FUTURE
We're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.