Senior Test Automation Engineer II - Telecommute at Optum

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Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
The OptumRx ServiceNow delivery team which is part of Reliability and Enterprise is responsible for delivering enterprise-wide software updates to users/departments who use ServiceNow. Our innovative and comprehensive software updates help our users to facilitate their job responsibilities and satisfy customer service requests, reporting and reporting metrics to multiple teams.
As a Senior Test Automation Engineer, you will team up with other delivery team members to ensure the quality of the ServiceNow application. Your job function will include and not be limited to:
  • Performing automation testing (manual on demand execution as well as scheduled execution)
  • Support maintenance of automation test scripts and decommission those that become obsolete
  • Mentor Junior Automation engineers, create and execute automated test scripts
  • Continue to grow and evolve the test automation using best practices and new technologies
  • Attend daily stand-up meetings, assist with manual testing as needed, while supporting regression as well as automated functional tests
  • Utilize ALM test repository to manage the backlog of manual tests which are scheduled to be automated and utilize Jenkins to schedule automation tests and report on automation test metrics
  • Attend and/or support monthly software releases
  • As the Sr Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for creating or updating methods used that interact with the Automation test scripts

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate as a member of an agile team
  • Partner with development teams to design, develop, and deliver automation tests that exercise software enhancement testing based on business specifications
  • Encourage best practices in creating and executing automation test scripts
  • Support and troubleshoot automation test scripts when there is an automation failure

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in IT related or equivalent field experience
  • 3+ years of experience in software automation (creating and supporting automation test scripts)
  • Previous experience using Gherkin syntax
  • Proficient in the use of Selenium - Eclipse, along with TestNG
  • Proficient in Java and Java concepts

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Jenkins (job scheduler)
  • Experience with Pearl and/or Python
  • Experience with Server Software as it relates to Automation - IE: (Chrome Driver, Eclipse)
  • Experience working with Git based source control, branching, and workflows
  • Experience with ServiceNow is also a plus
  • Has experience creating and implementing automation framework and scalability of such framework that supports automation growth
  • Functional SME with automation tools and concepts
  • Broad business approach and deep understanding of software automation, quality practices and SDLC
  • Responsible for automation development standards using proper design and architecture
  • Ability to work independently, and collaborate with others as integral part of the team

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected bylower 48 law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Senior Test Automation Engineer, QA Engineer, QA Testing, Database Testing, Selenium, Eclipse, TestNG, ALM, JAVA, Gherkin syntax, Rally, Agile, Jenkins, Pearl, Python, Git, ServiceNow, Agile, SDLC, Healthcare, PBM, Pharmacy, Telecommute
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