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Associate Test Engineer

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Creates and/or refines test strategies & plans with guidance. 
• Defines and executes test monitoring, control, execution, and completion activities.  
• Defines objectives and recommended approach within constraints of context.
• Creates report / metrics, defining key findings for stakeholder. 
• Writes test cases based on  features / requirements / stories.
• Executes the appropriate amount of testing needed while delivering on cadence.
• Creates and executes automated tests with some guidance

• Experience using Selenium


• Skilled at communicating the need & approach for defect management.
• Demonstrates ability to execute testing activities to meet the needs of an Agile workflow; includes agile estimation. 
• Ability to write test cases based on features/requirements/stories.
• Ability to effectively execute the appropriate amount of testing needed while still delivering on cadence.
• Understands basic Test Automation principles. 

Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of Node.js, Selenium and

  • Understanding of Git version control including branch strategy. Familiarity with GitLab, GitLab CI, Docker and Jenkins for CI/CD is preferred but not required.

  • Ability and confidence to peer-review code for quality, cleanliness, and general best practices.

  • Desire to work closely with an agile development team, but also collaborate regularly with other test engineers across projects to mature testing practices.


This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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