Testing Engineer

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Allstate Insurance Company
Are you enthusiastic about quality and skilled in test automation? Do you want to make an impact in both technology and the business?  The Automation Test Engineer will design and execute scripts for SOA, web services and Tibco integration testing.
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Job Description

The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol ALL. Allstate is widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate " slogan. As of year-end 2013, Allstate had $123.5 billion in total assets. In 2014 Allstate was number 92 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in America.

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Job Summary

Are you enthusiastic about quality and skilled in test automation? Do you want to make an impact in both technology and the business? The Automation Test Engineer will design and execute scripts for SOA, web services and Tibco integration testing.


Key Responsibilities

* In an agile/scrum environment, may: Execute practical application of Agile framework components (user stories, scrum, sprints, etc.).
* 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 and release planning
* Participate in backlog refinement
* Define acceptance criteria when stories are created

* For activities related to Test Management, may: Decompose business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and automated test scripts for low to medium complexity projects
* Define and coordinate an iterative test strategy, develop test strategy for low to medium complexity projects
* Support, design, development and implementation of basic/low complexity modifications to test automation architecture and functional, mobile, performance or web services framework
* Execute test cases within the Functional, Mobile, Performance or Web Services Automation framework
* Create test data and identify environment needs for low to medium complexity projects
* Monitor software quality via continuous and iterative testing approach
* Understand and provide insight on the test infrastructure
* Create an environment where a Test Driven Development behavior is fostered
* Create automated scripts that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
* Apply Testing Lifecycle Management principles in the context of a product
* Manage testing-related Defects/Issues/Risks
* Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

* 3+ years of manual & automation testing experience of N-tier applications
* 1+ years of SOAP UI and services testing
* 1+ years of experience with Agile Scrum
* 2+ years of Test Automation Development experience with open source and market-leading vended solutions creating functional, regression, or performance tests
* 1+ years of Relational Database Management (Oracle, SQL, MySQL) SQL and Data Validation
* Experience with testing Web Services
* Strong Analysis, Troubleshooting, and Problem Solving Skills

* Leverages Agile/Scrum-enabling test execution tools. Experience with the following tools: Agile Planning tool (e.g. JIRA)
* Functional Test Automation (e.g. Selenium WebDriver, UFT)
* Mobile Test Automation (e.g. Perfecto Mobile, Appium)
* Web Service Testing Tools (e.g. CA LISA, SoapUI, other WS tools)
* Performance Testing Tools (e.g. Performance Center, Jmeter)
* Relational Database Management (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)
* Defect Management (e.g. HP Quality Center)
* Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)
* IDE (e.g. Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode, Android Studio)

Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Hudson

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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Company Information

The Allstate Corporation is a Fortune 100 company and the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. We celebrate creative problem solving, full engagement and working together to keep all people in Good Hands®. Rooted in empowerment and accountability, Allstate employees are challenged to maximize their own focus, resourcefulness and diversity.
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Position Id : 115760-30060915

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