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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Eden Prairie, MN more...
Location:Hopkins (Eden Prairie), MN
Company:Optum Technology
First posted:November 07, 2016 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Grow your career with an exciting opportunity with Optum, where you will be a part of creating software solutions that help to change lives - millions of lives. As a Software Engineer in Test at Optum, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a focused team dedicated to helping to make the health care system work better for everyone. Here, you'll partner with some of the smartest people you've ever worked with to design solutions to meet a wide range of health consumer needs.

As part of our elite team your job is to break our software in the most creative and cruel ways you can imagine to prove that it is of the highest quality. You are expected to be an accomplished software engineer able to write and understand complex code. You will be different in that the software you write will not be the functional code, but code to prove that our distributed systems are correct, fast, resilient and secure. You will work as a member of a development team and collaborate with our business and technology partners to define functional and non - functional software testing requirements and then implement that test software as part of our continuous delivery pipelines. There's never been a more exciting time to work in health care where performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)

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We are seeking talented thinkers and SDETs (Software Development Engineers in Test) who can unlock next generation software innovations that will deliver a rich, engaging and unmatched customer experience. In this role, you will ensure flawless cutting - edge experiences using existing and emerging automation frameworks.

As an SDET with Optum, you would work with Software engineers as well as other test automation engineers to design, develop and maintain automation frameworks for effective and efficient test execution. Using Agile methodologies for various types application mixes including Web, Service Oriented, Mobile, Java, Json & Open Source, etc. You will be responsible to develop new automation scripts and modifying existing automation scripts written in Java or possibly .Net / C#, and other in-house automation frameworks. You will also look to incorporate your automation into code delivery pipelines (CI / CD) and engineer - reporting tools that help your team stay on top of code quality. You will also work with clients, analysts, programmers and team members to solve complex investment business problems.

Primary Responsibilities:

Design, development and implement automated tests in an ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development) setting
Write and execute automated tests using Selenium, Cucumber and Java
Deliver test automation solutions in accordance with enterprise standards and within development and operational guidelines
Mentor and direct other testers in automation and SDET principles
Perform reviews of automation and application code
Engineer automated test and metric reporting solutions
Develop in - depth system and application knowledge for higher test quality and coverage
Constantly evaluate and enhance the test automation strategy and approach
Collaborate as part of the scrum team in grooming user stories and development of acceptance criteria for the user stories
Share and communicate ideas both verbally and in writing to staff, business sponsors, managers, and technical resources in clear concise language that is appropriate to the target audience
Participate in communities of practice to share knowledge, learn, and innovate
Research and implement tools that support faster delivery with high quality

Required Qualifications:

8+ years of experience in an Analyst, Developer or Quality assurance role working on complex software programs
Experience managing a technical team of three or more resources
3 years of recent experience developing test automation or combination of development in Java or .NET and test automation experience using Selenium Webdriver or similar tools
2+ years of experience with Agile methodologies
Hands on experience with testing and automating web and mobile applications
Hands on experience on test automation of APIs (SOAP and REST services)
Proficient with developer tools and IDEs, such as Eclipse and git / github for developing on the Java stack
Experience working in a CI / CD environment like Jenkins for executing automated tests
Strong communication collaboration and influencing skills to drive change
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in engineering or equivalent work experience
Experience with Acceptance Test Driven development
Experience with unit testing and TDD (Test Driven methodologies) using Junit, NUnit or similar tools
Exposure to C#/Specflow
Experience with Business Process Automation and OpenSpan tool
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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