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

Location: New York, NY

What is the role?

In order to ensure the advice and calculations of the software are correct, we are growing our team of software test engineers. 

As full-stack test engineer, you will be responsible for applying testing techniques and automation testing expertise to test UI and data of our proprietary software. 

You will work closely with software designers, developers and product managers to help build and improve our planning tools. 

Bring your best! What this role needs:

  • Setting up test environments, designing test plans, developing and executing test cases/scenarios/use cases.
  • Working proficiency of at-least one programming language. Interested to learn and work on node.js
  • Develop test plans for each product release and define test cases to support the test plan.
  • Update test process documentation, communicate to stakeholders
  • Manage testing for releases.
  • Work with developers to provide additional research and debugging and resolving issues
  • Manage and automate end-to-end(UI/API), regression, ETL, and performance tests.
  • Identify risks, track, investigate, and resolve any issues.
  • Design, implement and maintain cross-platform test automation scripts
  • Experience with Git, Jira, CI platforms

Automation skills

  • Solid understanding of writing API tests and execute manual tests with Postman
  • Solid understanding of different element locator strategies and the ability to write custom XPath, CSSPath
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, REST APIs, JSON, RDBMS, XML/YAML, ETL, Postman
  • Demonstrated experience in automating tests using JS, Java, Python, or other languages
  • Design, implement and maintain cross-platform test automation scripts

Our Tech Stack

Node.js,, Mocha, Chai, Cucumber, GitLab, Sauce Labs, K6


  • 4+ years of Test Engineering experience
  • 2+ years of professional experience as an Automation Engineer working in an agile environment( for automation heavy roles)
  • 2+ years of RESTful services testing experience
  • 2+ years of UI testing experience


  • Whip-smart team that is very friendly and always willing to lend a hand.
  • Tons of room for career growth.
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Outstanding Benefits


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.