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What's the role?

As a technical, hands-on Test Engineer, your job is to work within our NMConnect application. NMConnect is web portal of various applications used by our financial advisors to help serve our clients achieve financial security.

You will be under the mentorship of a team with an already-established, mature testing process. Your role will be that of a "full-stack" Test Engineer - someone who has a strong appreciation and skill in manual/automation testing with the capability of writing performance tests (time and training is allotted after hiring to learn our automation framework).

Role Responsibilities:

  • Test integration of data flowing from source to NMConnect

  • Test Microservices for data and Test UI for data verification

  • Review Acceptance Criteria or requirements provided

  • Coordinate with Product Managers to get appropriate requirements needed for testing

  • Coordinate with DevOps teams to set up test environments

  • Build the test scenarios, test cases and test data for each story or ticket

  • Build and execute test scripts manually first

  • Automate Test cases based on overall automation approach as defined by Test Lead

  • Build and maintain various test metrics/artifacts. (reqmt vs test cases vs Defects)

Your general milestones are the following:

First Month:

  • Understand Application, Business work flows and data flow.

  • Learn Automation Frame work

  • Execute manual test and existing automation suite.

  • Build new Automation scripts.

  • Review test results of daily automation run and report issues.

Up to three months:

  • Independently automate test scripts

  • Build all required test artifacts for various Metrics

  • Report Defects and related reports.

Bring your best! What this role needs:

  • 4+ years of experience with web-based application testing

  • 3+ years of Automation test case creation, test execution and results reporting experience required

  • API Manual Testing experience using Rest API & Postman & API Automation testing required

  • Automation knowledge of Cucumber, JavaScript, NodeJS, JSON, CICD, Selenium, WebDriver-io

  • Experience of testing cloud AWS will be a plus.


  • Tons of room for career growth! We are at the beginning and the team will be growing - leadership positions are there for the taking if you show the desire.

  • Highly technical and hardworking fellow test engineers. We care a lot about what we do and are very active in local meetups and love new insights.

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Employee tuition reimbursement

  • Career and leadership development programs

  • Life and disability income insurance

  • Competitive salary and outstanding Benefits- paid holidays and generous paid time off, medical benefits, retirement plans, volunteer opportunities, and more!


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

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.