Farmers Insurance Careers

Automation QA Engineer

Woodland Hills, California
Information Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 18000757
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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
Job Summary 
Develops test plans to include Test Scenarios, Objectives, test Cases and data, as well as quality criteria and measurement techniques; validates acceptance criteria and ensures application adheres to quality and functional requirements, provides guidance on the development of test plans and usage of testing tools to Levels I and II Testing Specialist. Oversees workflow and work distribution within testing area and meeting of departmental service levels; reviews test results and performs root cause analysis and troubleshooting to address issues, conducts in depth analysis of testing processes and methodologies and develops new/revised standards, as necessary.
Essential Job Functions   
  • Develops, documents, executes, and maintains technical test Cases and test data; Utilizes testing tools, as required.
  • Include Rate, Integration, System, Regression Testing.
  • Analyzes system and business requirements for testability.
  • Reports status of test execution through defect logs / defect tracking system.
  • Ensures that acceptance criteria are met Assists with resolution of environmental issues; supports application development, implementation, and user training activities, as required.
  • Analyzes Test Results; assists with troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis; validates system design.
  • Develops test plans, including test scenarios, test objectives, quality criteria and measurement techniques.
  • Supports the Configuration / Change Management groups, as necessary, to ensure smooth transition of code through the lifecycle.
  • Oversees workflow and work distribution within testing area; coordinates activities to meet service levels.
  • Validates acceptance criteria for testing phase; maintains knowledge of business unit processes / products to ensure application adheres to functional and quality requirements.
  • Provides guidance on the usage of testing tool and development of test Scenario, test Objective, and test Case to Levels I and II Testing Specialists.
  • Participates in depth analysis and development of new or revised standards, methodologies, and processes within Testing; develops training material, as necessary.
Physical Actions 
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.
Physical Environment 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.
Education Requirements 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience
Experience Requirements 
  • Ability to critically analyze both business and functional requirements, create risk based test plans as well as detailed test cases/scripts from these.
  • Responsible for creating QA ROMs from high level requirements.
  • Able to analyze status reports and metrics as well as utilize them to make testing and process decisions.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in an onshore-offshore model.
  • Familiar and experience in using testing and agile tools such as: ALM, Rally, Selenium and UFT.
  • Experience with SQL (simple and complex queries).
  • Understanding of P&C Insurance.
  • Experienced with Agile methodology.
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 09/25/2018