Allstate

API Test Engineer- Midlevel

Posted on Mar 22 147 views Northbrook, IL


The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Compensation Data

*This is an API Test engineer role and that skill set needs to be clearly evident in the body of the resume (SOAP/Restful/Postman skills).


The role pays in the range of $75-85K per year and is based on skills and experience

Job Description

The Test Engineer Sr. Consultant I owns all test coordination, planning and creation or execution on an agile or waterfall project, focusing on the creation and execution of automated test scripts for medium complexity projects, assists in the development of the test strategy as a quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, and defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created, designs and implements test automation architecture and may enhance and modify the test automation framework.


Key Responsibilities
  • Decompose business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and automated test scripts for medium/high complexity projects
  • Designing, coding and documenting automated test cases within a defined framework that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Execute test cases within the Functional, Mobile, or Web Services Automation framework
  • Quality advocate within their area
  • Create test data and identify environment needs for medium/high complexity projects
  • Review, Analyze & Document bugs/issues accurately and clearly
  • Understand and escalate issues related to the test infrastructure
  • Provide input and report on test metrics
  • Create an environment where a Test/Behavior-Driven Development behavior is fostered
  • Participate in Scrum Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities – prepared to take on any role within an Agile team

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job does not have supervisory duties


Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

*This is an API Test engineer role and that skill set needs to be clearly evident in the body of the resume (SOAP/Restful skills).


  • 3 or more years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

Functional Skills

  • Experience constructing test plans and executing these plans across functional, regression and system testing
  • Practical experience with at least one of the following areas: Java, C#, Python, .NET, Selenium, UFT, SQL
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience using test management tools (e.g. HPQC, Jira – Zephyr)
  • Experience with Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Web Services in relation to software testing
  • Experience utilizing automation tools (e.g. Eclipse, IntelliJ, Maven, TestNG)
  • Strong communication & leadership skills
  • Strong analytical ability

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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