• Software Development Engineer in Test

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    35041
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a 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.

    Responsibilities

    • Contribute to System test methodologies, test plans and highly effective test automation by creating and executing automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios 
    • Write code to simulate tests and to build various testing tools, by working alongside other engineers and championing code quality principles; Deliverables will include code builds and documented test results
    • Participate in tool analysis, creates proof of concept models, and makes recommendations to support the tools selection process
    • Participate in reviews (walkthroughs) of technical specifications and program code with other members of the engineering team, communicating design, requirements, feature set, functionality and limitations of systems/applications to team
    • Proactively involve with product managers right from inception through functional validation to launch, while always looking for potential quality issues/bugs and offer triaging and root cause analysis capabilities to the engineers
    • Create and setup test scenarios and test data as needed
    • Work with various team to promote QA processes, practices and standardization

    Qualifications

    • Ability to write code in one or more programming languages like Java, C#, Python, Javascript etc to automate tests for the full solution stack (UI, App Layer, API, Web Service, batch jobs, etc)in test automation development, using frameworks and tools like Jasmine, Jest, Mocha, Chai, Junit, TestNG, including web UI automation tools like Selenium RC/WebDriver framework as well as REST/JSON 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
    • 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
    • Working knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous deployment, and test suite development and maintenance
    • 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:

    • Degree in Computer Science with coursework in algorithms, information systems and basic programming concepts is required OR
    • Equivalent industry experience for 2+ years in delivering software test automation practices with exposure at the unit and integration level testing OR
    • industry experience for 3+ years as a software engineer building and writing code for various ecommerce and online applications

    Qualifications

    Benefits

    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

    Savings

    • 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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