Allstate

API Test Engineer- Midlevel to senior

Posted on Mar 22 149 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

The role pays in the range of $80-95K per year and is based on skills 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/Postman skills).




Job Description

The Test Engineer Sr. Consultant II 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 to high complexity projects. This engineer manages and owns the test strategy as the overall quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, 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 automated test scripts for high complexity projects within a defined framework that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Quality advocate within the business
  • Create test data and identify environment needs for high complexity projects
  • Understand and escalate issues related to the test infrastructure
  • Gather, analyze and report on test metrics
  • Mentoring others as the expert in their area across all teams
  • Create an environment where a Test/Behavior-Driven Development behavior is fostered
  • Decision maker and problem solver across all teams influencing strategies and technologies for best practice
  • Assess areas within their remit and possess technical competency to guide teams to anticipate and prevent potential issues and articulate dependencies to the stakeholders
  • Participate in Scrum Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development including: Sprint planning, release planning, backlog refinement, retrospectives

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/Postman 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
  • Solid 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)
  • Practical experience in at least one of the following areas: Web service testing, Performance testing, Continuous integration
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Web Services in relation to software testing
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Agile methodology
  • Experience mentoring/teaching junior team members
  • Strong communication, leadership & analytical skills

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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