Senior Test Engineer-Automation Tester

Job ID: J161288
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Pittsburgh,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Day (United States of America)
AHN Facility:
Posted Date: May 15, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :

JOB SUMMARY

This job is an 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. The incumbent is to act as subject matter expert and provide guidance and resolve questions from other test engineers.

Employee Referral Payout: Level 2

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for working 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. Responsible for mentoring 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. Attends release activities as needed in order to ensure successful, high-quality product updates. Coordinates release night activities for the department. 
  • As a part of an agile work team, 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. Communicate any issues/blockers to the Scrum Master in a timely manner. Help in story creation (i.e. DoD, Acceptance Criteria, estimation).  Creates Tasks for their stories in RTC or Jira, and updates status and assignment accordingly. Monitor work against production schedule and  provide progress updates and report any issues or impediments to senior analysts/principals on a regular basis.
  • 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. Role is responsible and expected to participate in refining the CICD process, code reviews, and mentoring other junior test engineers. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree Information Systems, Business Management, Healthcare Administration or related field
  • 5 years of writing test artifacts that adheres to SOC2 standards
  • 1 year of developing test automation software according to coding and industry best practices.
  • 1 year of mentoring junior Test Engineers at some levels of job responsibility

To Include:

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

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Business Management or Healthcare Administration
  • Cypress or Selenium experience, Javascript skills

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

To Include:

  • 3 years of Leadership experience. Drives outcomes and solutions. Sets standards others can follow

SKILLS

  • 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

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Rarely

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

Occasionally

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

Never

Physical work site required 

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Never

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.

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

LIVING IN PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, PA is home to Highmark Health’s corporate headquarters, as well as the headquarters of many of our businesses and a majority of our career opportunities. When you live and work in Pittsburgh, you’ll experience a wide variety of lifestyle advantages. Take a look around and you’ll quickly see why Pittsburgh is one of America’s most liveable, most affordable, safest and happiest cities. Learn more about this exciting and inviting location:

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