API Test Engineer-Mid-to senior (Remote- home based)

Posted on Jun 21 Northbrook, IL 43 views

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.

CompetenciesJob Summary
  • This role requires heavy work experience in Web Services/API automation using SOAP UI or other API Automation Tools (must have)
  • This role requires heavy work experience in the following skills: Java, Groovy Scripting, SQL

*The compensation range for this role is between $85,000-90,000 (max) per year based on experience and qualifications and is open to candidates that do not require Visa sponsorship.

We Offer: 

  • A culture of learning where you can expect to develop foundational skills for the future 
  • Leadership teams that are communicative and compassionate 
  • Impactful work by serving customers and the community in times of need 
  • Potential for flexible work arrangements 
  • A culture in which you dress for your day 
  • Recognition and advancement opportunities 
  • Paid Time Off, 401(k) and pension 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • 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

    The role is work from home

    Education and Experience 
    ⦁    3 or more years of related experience
    ⦁    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    ⦁    None
    Functional Skills

    • Work Experience in Web Services/API automation using SOAP UI or other API Automation Tools (must have)
    • Work Experience in the following skills: Java, Groovy Scripting, SQL
    • Work Experience in implementation of CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Jenkins)
    • Work Experience using test management tools (e.g. Version One, Jira – Zephyr)
    • Work Experience with Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)
    • 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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    Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.


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