Progressive Systems Test Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
As a Systems Test Engineer on the External Data team, you will support the External Data team. In this position, you will build test fixtures that allow our testers to do their work. You will spend time maintaining and enhancing our test frameworks. You'll ensure product quality by testing and validating technology product functionality, capability and performance. Using analytical and problem solving skills to identify and resolve defects related to functionality, you'll create and execute test strategies, cases and tools. You will determine the use and effectiveness of automation within our testing efforts.
This position will have rotational off hours on-call support. Also, based on Business needs, you may perform as both Quality Assurance Analyst and System Test Engineer for a project.
Duties and Responsibilities
**Uses and constructs basic scripts and software systems (e.g. test automation fixtures, responders).
**Performs risk analysis activities as assigned.
**Identifies and makes recommendations to address typical testability challenges.
**Participates in requirements reviews, design reviews, systems analysis and testing review discussions.
**Follows the established Test Strategy and risk analysis to guide testing efforts for assigned work.
**Tests systems or system components.
**Validates the function of system under test and observes results from various external and internal interfaces with assistance.
**Provides status and results of testing activities.
**Contributes to the maintenance activities for platform or project test assets (e.g. Risk Catalog, regression test suites).
**Participates in design reviews, code reviews, requirements and test review discussions
**Designs and constructs software systems (test automation fixtures, responders)
**Constructs, maintains, and supports test harnesses, test data generators, and analysis tools
Must have qualifications
**Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology discipline or related field of study (e.g., Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS). In addition for intermediate level, 2 years of related work experience designing, programming, testing and supporting software programs and applications
**In lieu of a degree, 2-4 years related work experience designing, programming, testing and supporting software programs or applications may be accepted
What else we look for
**Experience with computer coding/programming languages and software development concepts (C# preferred)
**Experience with data structures, data management practices, system interaction patterns and interfaces
**Experience with common testing methods, testing tools (e.g., ALM), terminology and industry practices
**Technical troubleshooting, diagnosing and problem solving skills
**Organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously
**Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
**Listening, verbal and written communications skills
**Ability to adapt to new situations and learn quickly
**Ability to apply test design patterns to create the right level of coverage in our automation suites
**Ability to understand different design patterns to keep the code base maintainable and testable
**Proven ability to learn and use test tools for more efficient testing
**Experience with iterative development methodologies
As the third largest auto insurance company, Progressive offers the confidence and stability that comes with working for a growing, always evolving organization. As an employee, you will enjoy an inclusive environment that embraces strategic thinking, drive and passion. You'll also benefit from:
**Annual gainshare bonus of up to 16-24% of your salary! Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance.
**Paid training, tuition assistance and career development
**Diverse, welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups
**Casual dress (yes, you can wear jeans to work!)
**Wellness program with discounts & rewards, and onsite gym at our large locations
**Onsite healthcare at large locations and the standard benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
/Sponsorship is available for this position.//Progressive generally does not sponsor foreign national candidates for work authorization except for positions that in Progressive’s determination require highly specialized knowledge and for which candidate sponsorship is appropriate./
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job: *Information Technology
Title: Systems Test Engineer
Location: Colorado-Colorado Springs
Requisition ID: 155097