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Test Engineer

Unum Ireland Limited

   » Carlow
   » Negotiable
   » Permanent full-time
   » Updated 13/02/2018
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Test Engineer

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum helps protect more than 25 million working people and their families in the event of illness or injury. Colonial Life is a member of the Unum family of businesses and is a market leader in benefit solutions, specializing in personal insurance products offered to employees in the workplace.
Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide.
General Summary
Test Engineers are responsible for working on as part of an agile team that delivers business value to its customers. They ensure software is delivered to high quality standards by collaborating with their agile team members and by leveraging various testing techniques. Test Engineers embrace the planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques while conforming to agreed upon process standards and industry specific regulations.

The goal of testing is to ensure that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified, and that the risks connected with deployment are adequately understood and documented. Testing includes the process of engineering, using and maintaining testware (test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc.) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested.
Unum requires a test engineer with practice in testing enterprise HRIS platforms such as Workday and Oracle. expertise of testing platforms like Salesforce and SAP is also an advantage. As part of an agile team, the test engineer will be expected to understand, and test the business processes connected with the core functional modules that underpin these platforms. A expertise of how to configure business processes related to Benefits, Absence Management and Finance is required. In addition, practice of automated and manual testing of data exchange between cloud platforms using public web service integrations is highly desirable.
Principal tasks and Responsibilities
   » Responsible for ensuring the quality of existing and new features through both manual and automated testing and use of continuous integration techniques where practical
   » Partner closely with the Business Analysts to create acceptance criteria for the user stories. Leverages the acceptance to create tests that can be automated.
   » Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services. Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.
   » Partners closely with team members to assist with and help drive test automation through all phases of testing (such as unit, system, integration and regression)
   » Is an advocate for Quality Assurance best practices across the entire team all over the deliverables
   » Analyzes and reports test activities and results using industry best practices that align with the companies reporting and metrics needs
   » Develops test strategies, test plans, test cases, test coverage, and test execution reports to support the Quality Assurance effort in testing features that are part of application and/or solution changes
   » Creates and maintains tracecapability records, from test cases back to requirements.
   » Communicates everyday with the Scrum Master or Team Lead and the agile team on progress made and planned progress for the coming day; reports any impediments blocking progress
   » Participates in sizing and estimation activities within the agile team
   » Collaborates with the Team (Business Analysts, Designers, Software Engineers, Architects, etc.) to ensure that the team defines, builds and produces features and solutions that meet or exceed what the Product Owner is expecting
   » Automates testing of software to industry standards
   » Create and maintain appropriate test artifacts for the team (Test Plans, Sprint Plans etc.)
   » May direct the activities of onshore and offshore testing teams and be accountable for ensuring that they adhere to the teams standards
   » Ensures that the latest project progress is known to the agile team by ensuring Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools are up to date and participating in everyday standups outlining progress made, progress planned and detailing impediments
Job Specifications
   » Bachelors Degree preferred, or equivalent practice
   » Shows evidence of analytical capability
   » Takes a logical, analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail
   » expertise of Agile Development Methodologies
   » Self motivated and results oriented
   » Demonstrates strong focus on quality delivery and delighting customers; holds self to high standards of delivery
   » Demonstrates good oral and written communication expertise.
   » Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.
   » Takes an innovative approach to problem solving
   » Test Certifications are preferred (ISTQB certifications, CSM, CSD, CSP)
Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified candidates and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to person's race, religion, national origin, age, discapability, marital status, family status, membership of the travelling community, gender or sexual orientation.
Unum offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. Come join us if you're interested in working in an exciting and challenging environment for a company that is on the move!
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