• Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
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  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.


    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 


    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 


    • Design and develop automated test scenarios to test assigned application features in each sprint
    • Participate in test tool design discussions
    • Evangelize automation and assist others to automate manual processes where possible.
    • Experience utilizing debugging tools, conducting root cause analysis conducting fixes where possible
    • Mentor Jr SDETs
    • Integrate with CI/CD to establish continuous test cycle
    • Collaborate with other SDETs to develop test strategies to tackle complex testing scenarios
    • Maintain automation scripts and framework
    • Maintain credibility in communication. Be on top of follow up items, commitments and deliverables
    • File defects during testing and validate production fixes



    • Ability to write code in one or more programming languages like Java, Python, C#, Javascript
    • Experience in testing and automating web UI using frameworks and tools like Selenium, TestNG etc
    • Experience in testing and automating RESTful APIs
    • Working knowledge of the various types of testing, from functional testing to performance and security testing
    • Knowledge of White Box Testing practices using tools like SonarQube
    • Experience using test case management tools like QAComplete, TCM or TestRail.
    • Experience in bug management tools like Bugzilla or JIRA and development environments like Visual Studio or Eclipse
    • Detailed knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including OO principles, coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous deployment, and test suite development and maintenance with Jenkins is highly desirable
    • Working knowledge of application software development lifecycle concepts and test environment and configuration management concepts in an Agile and occasionally in a traditional waterfall setting
    • Ability to work in a group setting and collaborate by providing transparency in test results
    • Experience working in Agile/Scrum models
    • Ability to critique work of self and others constructively
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Enthusiastic and energetic with an inherent curiosity to break code and stress test it


    Experience / Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education required, a Master’s degree is preferred
    • Alternatively, 6+ years of experience in delivering software test automation practices with various automation tools with different testing methodologies OR 4+ years of experience as a software engineer building and writing code for various ecommerce and online applications are acceptable.



    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal


    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)


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