Test Engineer

Date Opened: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

 

 

Think Technology- Think Allstate

 

We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

 

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

 

You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.

 

Location

 

Belfast

 

Job Description

 

This is an exciting time to join the Usage Based Insurance Team. Telematics is a key pillar of Allstate’s future growth. The UBI team are looking for passionate Test Engineers to join their team.

 

The Test Engineer is responsible for supporting the planning, design and execution of system testing on simple to complex implementations. They work collaboratively within the Technology and Business units to develop, execute and validate test cases based upon system requirements for the new Telematics Support Tool product.

 

Candidates should be self-motivated and collaborative IT professionals with a strong background in testing. These roles will suit individuals who have a passion for technology and are advocates of software testing practices and continuous improvement.

 

 

Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

 

  • Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports on multiple projects of varying size.
  • Perform analysis, Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and End-to-End Testing.
  • Review user requirements documents to ensure that requirements are testable.
  • Validate that user expectations are achieved during the testing process.
  • Identify and assess risks and issues and propose mitigation strategies
  • Develop, inspect and maintain test specifications and provide test data based on pre-defined testing standards.
  • Perform data analysis of executed test cases to ensure data structure and business requirement integrity and also carry out validation procedures to ensure that all system modifications meet end-user requirements and quality standards.
  • Provides test execution status
  • Learns and utilize testing tools to support automated and manual testing functions
  • Active participation in Agile ceremonies

 

 

Essential Criteria

 

  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
  • Minimum of 3 years of software testing experience with at least 1+ years of experience in Agile Scrum
  • Experience in developing Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Matrices & Test Reports.
  • At least one years’ experience in Automation using Selenium
  • SQL Experience
  • Clearly demonstrate learning agility; and
  • A confident communicator with strong interpersonal skills; able to drive and lead conversations; and
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills.

 

Desirable Criteria

 

  • Insurance experience is a plus
  • Telematics knowledge
  • Experience using JIRA

 

Closing Date:  Friday 23rd August 2019

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.