Software Engineer in Test at Abacus Insights

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The Company

Abacus allows healthcare companies to unlock the value of their data by removing the burden of maintaining and updating an enterprise data management platform. We provide a flexible, efficient, and secure platform that organizes and exchanges data from various sources and formats, allowing healthcare companies to uncover differentiated insights that address their customer’s needs.

The Role

You will work closely with our Product strategy team to develop and execute test plans and test automation, based on current product roadmap priorities. Other responsibilities would include:

· Document and share technical information and processes.

· Prepare estimates for assigned tasks and complete all work according to schedule and quality requirements.

· Provide ongoing feedback on status of deliverables.

· Acquire knowledge necessary to perform job assignments (technology, product and process).

· Collaborate with cross functional and cross organization teams on quality initiatives and techniques that promote the best software testing practices and automation tools.

· Ensure the test coverage and execution of Unit, Integration, Acceptance, System, Regression and UAT are met.

· Experience with security concepts and best practices to protect PHI and PII.

· Contribute to the quality engineering activities throughout every phase of the SDLC requirements, design, development and testing.

· Provide technical guidance to support project quality activities

· Evaluate and record the test results and log issues in a test management tool Monitor project progress and ensure timely deliveries.

· Review final deliverables to ensure they meet expected quality standards.

· Evaluate the efficiency of existing QA processes and recommend improvements.

· Collaborate with engineering on a multi-platform test automation framework by working with best of breed technologies, practices and tools.

· Knowledge of Continuous Integration / Continuous Build framework.

· Strong Test Cases Preparation and Automation Test Frameworks.

· Strong test processes, strategies and approaches.

The Candidate

You are passionate about verifying and improving the quality of code through both manual and automated testing, with a strong emphasis on automation and energized about working in a Start-up Organization building a cloud-native environment. Other qualifications will include:

· Familiarity with cloud platforms, especially AWS

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, and/or equivalent work experience.

· 3+ years’ experience in a QA automation and/or software development role

· Good understanding of TDD execution and approach Automation Test framework tools, scripting experience using TestNg, Cucumber, Selenium, Java, Node.js, Python, Ruby, AngularJS, XML, API, JSON, JMeter is a plus.

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to apply these skills cooperatively in a collaborative, and sometimes distributed, team environment (i.e. Agile).

· Working knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across computer platforms.

· Experience analyzing large data sets

· Familiarity with healthcare and life sciences data

The Benefits

· Competitive pay and stock options

· Comprehensive health benefits for you and your family (health, dental, vision)

· Short and long-term disability, Life and AD&D insurance

· FSA/HSA accounts

· 401(k) retirement plan options

· Pre-tax commuter benefits

· Unlimited PTO, paid holidays and flex hours

· Casual dress and fun office atmosphere

· Twice monthly catered lunches

· Drinks and snacks stocked weekly

· Office locations conveniently located near public transportation in Charlestown, MA and New York

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In the heart of Boston Financial District. 10/15 Minute walk from both South and North Station. Short walks to historic North End and Faneuil Hall.

An Insider's view of Abacus Insights

How does the company support your career growth?

Career growth is a focal point at Abacus and something that is always promoted at our all hands meetings. It has been tremendously supported at Abacus and preached by leadership through action. Abacus dedicates funds for each department to attend conferences/workshops and travel associated. I haven't seen that much our of earlier stage companies.

Dave Aquilino

Talent Acquisition Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are a small but growing company, located in 2 cities, have beads working remotely, and some travel a lot. Remaining connected to the team is critical and I use as many of the existing tools possible email, Slack, Zoom, confluence. Our offices are all open plan so accessing me is easy and it is more likely that I will access my team!

Minal Patel


What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Participation in the Wonderfund. A non-profit focused on providing comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
The Abacus office is located in a dog-friendly building.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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