QA Automation Engineer at MassMutual

| Greater Boston Area
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The QA Engineer will be a key individual contributor to the Digital Experience shared services team. Responsible for defining and/or validating testing strategies for product teams. Primary responsibilities include, providing guidance in the creation of standard test environments, unit & UI tests/plans, and test automation scripts. Provide functional and regression level testing for iOS, Android, API, and Web Applications. The QA Engineer will execute automated functional and regression test cases as well as develop and maintain automated Test Scripts. The QA Engineer will work closely with developers, product owners, test leads, engineers, and team members to identify areas and methods to help drive testing efficiencies and expand test coverage and increase product reliability. The QA Engineer will provide test estimates, record, track and report defects to depict the status of the sprint and/or system stability. Must be highly motivated, self-directed with a keen attention to detail.

What great looks like in this role

Our ideal QA Engineer candidate is team-oriented, possesses excellent communication skills, is energized about automation, and has championed the cause in previous experiences. You like to learn new things all the time and enjoy solving problems on a regular basis.

You demonstrate collaborative approach to working with others while utilizing feedback to regularly contribute to the team’s delivery of high quality solutions with speed and agility. With a flat leadership structure, the opportunity for flexibility within role, and development into other areas is a core reason most people desire to work in Digital Experience at MassMutual.

Objectives of this role

Responsible for defining and/or validating testing strategies for product teams. The QA Engineer will provide test estimates, record, track and report defects to depict the status of the sprint and/or system stability. Partnering with business stakeholders across the team, as well as experts in other areas including data science to achieve these goals. Learn and master new and emerging technologies and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions.

Daily and monthly responsibilities

  • Providing guidance in the creation of standard test environments, unit & ui tests/plans, and test automation scripts.

  • Provide functional and regression level testing for iOS, Android, API, and Web Applications.

  • Execute automated functional and regression test cases as well as develop and maintain automated Test Scripts.

  • Work closely with developers, product owners, test leads, engineers, and team members to identify areas and methods to help drive testing efficiencies and expand test coverage and increase product reliability.

  • Puts testing on the behalf of the users first and developers second

  • Develops Gherkin Syntax to build out user scenarios

  • Develops Ruby Methods to automate Gherkin Syntax identified

  • Executes automated test cases on new features / products

  • Maintains Page Object Model Framework for all products supported

  • Continuously refactors Ruby Methods and Page Object Models to drive further testing efficiencies

  • Identifies and manages all test data required for testing

  • Drives acquiring test data accordingly

  • Oversees or does manual test execution in instances where tests can’t be automated

  • Provides metrics on all testing activities executed

  • Participates in all agile ceremonies

  • Continuously develops new skills to improve testing and automation capabilities of products

Skills and qualifications

  • 2 years of hands-on experience with Selenium

  • 2 years of hands-on experience with Cucumber

  • 2 years of hands-on experience with Page Object Models

  • 2 years of hands-on experience with Ruby or Javascript or Java

  • 2 years of hands-on experience with Calabash or Appium or Watir

  • 2 years of hands-on experience with Postman or SoapUI

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required in Math or Computer Science or equivalent quantitative field

  • Authorized to work in the United States with or without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of QA testing experience

  • 3 years of hands-on experience using manual and automated Test Tools (i.e Selenium, Waitr, Cucumber, Calabash, Appium, Postman, SoapUI)

  • REST Assured experience a plus

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Technology we use

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Location

We currently have two Boston office locations at both 470 Atlantic Ave and One Marina Park.

An Insider's view of MassMutual

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a Product Owner, I spend most of my time collaborating with others across different business units. On any given day, I could be spending time brainstorming design concepts of upcoming features with our design team or assisting them with presenting these concepts to outside users as part of our user testing process.

Ryan

Digital Product Owner

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful people on my team are: passionate, curious, receptive, and engaged. Each team member is expected to be passionate about the work that they do, and the domains in which they practice. They are always solving unique problems and must be curious about finding new solutions.

David

Digital Lead

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We work in an open floor plan, so there is a lot of opportunity for networking across roles, teams and levels. Everyone is very friendly and welcomes the opportunity to get to know other people on the floor.

Kristina

Digital Product Manager

What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with Nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity.
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability Insurance
For details on short term and long term disability insurance please visit https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Dental Benefits
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
To learn more about our Health and Welfare Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Life Insurance
For more information about our Life Insurance Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous Parental Leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Family Medical Leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid Volunteer Time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf

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