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Test Engineer

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • IS/IT
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 


This job is a integral member of an agile scrum team responsible for writing, executing, analyzing and testing our software products, in order to build scalable applications across all digital channels to serve our customers. The incumbent will be responsible for taking a software quality and customer view of software solutions so that the developers can build high quality applications to meet the needs of the product vision. The incumbent, and team, will be involved in every aspect at part of the SDLC process from idea generation, business analysis, UX design and rigorous testing against industry standards for quality assurance traceability and compliance. The incumbent requires the technical acumen to develop and execute test automation code as a part of on-going regression testing standards. Test engineers are expected to participate in refining the CICD process, code review their code, and engage in manual testing. 


  • Work with software engineers, product analysts, and other stakeholders to understand requirements surrounding new or enhanced features.  Responsible for writing test case documents, test plan documents, and test results that adheres to SOC2 standards set forth by Principal Analysts. Performs peer reviews of testing artifacts. Acquires, manipulates or creates all necessary test data needed for software quality assurance. Mentors junior Test Engineers in this capacity. 
  • Responsible for idea generation, exploring and suggesting business rules that would apply to achieve the required product features.  And contributing to an evolving and updated product backlog. Attend release activities as needed in order to ensure successful, high-quality product updates. Coordinate release night activities for the department. 
  • Responsible for participating in all scrum ceremonies, assisting in sprint planning and completing required sprints in the development through final execution of software applications/programs. Communicates any issues/blockers to the Scrum Master in a timely manner. Helps in story creation (i.e. DoD, Acceptance Criteria, estimation).  Creates Tasks for their stories in RTC or Jira, and updates status and assignment accordingly. Monitors work against production schedule and  provide progress updates and report any issues or impediments to senior analyst/principals on a regular basis. Mentors junior Test Engineers in this capacity. 
  • Responsible for software development and execution of test automation code as a part of on-going regression testing standards. Test engineers will work with a variety of QA Automation technologies including; Java programming, Selenium, Appium and our cloud build and delivery processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree Information Systems, Business Management, Healthcare Administration or related field


  • None


  • Master's Degree in Information Systems, Business Management or Healthcare Administration



  • 3 years of writing test artifacts that adheres to SOC2 standards

To Include:

  • 1 year of writing test cases according to standard templates, simply, clearly, and concisely
  • 1 year of writing test plans according to standard templates, defining test strategy and assumptions
  • 1 year of test case and test plan peer review


  • 5 years of developing test automation software according to coding and industry best practices

To Include:

  • 3 years participating in code reviews and CICD process improvement
  • 1 year of mentoring junior Test Engineers at some levels of job responsibility



  • None


  • None


  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Have experience working with agile methodology of scrum
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently and idiomatically
  • Knowledge of best practices of the full software development life cycle, including requirements, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong track record in designing and implementing large scale consumer facing applications
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Demonstrated passion for user experience and improving usability
  • Experience and willingness to mentor junior team members and help develop their skills and leadership

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required 


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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