Arity - Lead System Test Engineer

Date Opened: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.

Job Description


As a Lead System Test Engineer your key responsibilities would be:

  • Participate in project level meetings with upper management and other project leads and manager
  • Provide certification of deployments in both lower and production environments
  • Support development, testing and deployment of application software releases to production and non-production environments
  • Ensures design for testability during reviews and audits
  • Define engineering best practices, mentor teams to write elegant code using Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Create Test Plans for the Functional, Integration, System Integration Testing, User Acceptance testing phases.
  • Create and manage the project testing schedules ensuring completion of test cases.
  • Lead the mapping of test cases to business requirements
  • Identifying all end to end test cases and create Test Effort estimates for agile scrum projects.
  • Lead the performance of Functional, Integration, System Integration, Regression, Security, and User Acceptance testing phases
  • Create and present metrics and testing status reports to project management and project team
  • Lead defect tracking activities and conducted daily defect resolution meetings.
  • Create overall test summary report at end of each project phase.
Job Qualifications


Must Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field, or combination of equivalent education and experience
  • 7+ years of experience writing, maintaining and executing Test Cases, continuously maintaining the automated test suite
  • Experience in system testing on complex technologies in a lead role
  • Capable of creating, managing, and executing effective test programs in a rapid development environment
  • Experience in developing requirements-driven test plans and procedures
  • Experience working in a highly integrated software/hardware environment
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues
  • Solid understanding of test engineering principles

Nice to Have:

  • 7+ years of strong technical experience with hands-on in QA application testing and development / system / platform / integration and testing software / solutions
  • 2+ years of experience with behavior-driven testing frameworks such as Cucumber and integration-testing frameworks like Selenium and Soap UI

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you. Instagram Twitter LinkedIn

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