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Full Stack Software Engineer Leading Automation Testing

Company: Symetra
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Symetra has an exciting new opportunity to join our Emerging Solutions team as aSymetra has an exciting new opportunity to join our Emerging Solutions team as aFull stack software engineer Leading Automation Testing!

Symetra has headquarters is in Bellevue, Washington. It has over 2000 employees with more than $60 Billion in assets. Established in 1957, and well positioned to execute on growth plans.

At Symetra, we 're focused on building solutions which can help people gain financial freedom.We are disrupting Insurance industry. We won 2021 Gartner Eye on Innovation Award for Financial Services and 2022 Celent Model Insurer Award.We're creating new products to redefine the industry, and we invite you to join us in the adventure! This is a unique opportunity to innovate and bring dependable solutions with delightful user experiences to our customers.

About the role

You'll be joining an engineering team that is responsible for the care and feeding of an award-winning, high performing, reliable, secure, and scalable technology platform. This platform integrates best of the breed SaaS solutions in a cloud native environment complex architecture. We are looking for engineers who are passionate, team players and poised to make difference. You will understand the vision and work on strategy-execution to build the life insurance product on Serverless architecture.

This role is for Symetra's Swift program for life insurance - SwiftTerm or SwiftPerm.

What you'll do

  • Take ownership of a test automation framework, and drive it forward to further improve and optimize
  • Design, build, and document reliable test and debug tools for yourself, and other engineers
  • Collaborate with engineers to understand where test automation fits into the code under development
  • Identify, fix gaps in testing suite. To pursue the goal of over 90% automated testing.
  • You are a critical thinker, think about a big picture understand the edge case scenarios and ask the right questions.
  • Enable all engineers to run and develop test automation
  • Support the Engineering team by providing helpful and constructive feedback in code reviews
  • Test the entire stack from API to GUI, interact with partner, and hold them accountable for testing providing dataset
  • Generate or support a data generation system that will support manual test efforts
  • Ensure the data that logged and transferred is secure and follows PII/CPNI standards
  • Sign off on code as it moves through the environments
  • Participate in requirements definition, UX development, and customer support.
  • Bring a customer mindset, identify opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues You will also perform some manual testing for test cases or edge scenarios.

    What we offer you

    Benefits and Perks

    We don't take a "one-size-fits-all" approach when it comes to our employees. Our programs are designed to make your life better both at work and at home.
    • Flexible full-time or hybrid telecommuting arrangements
    • Plan for your future with our 401(k) plan and take advantage of immediate vesting and company matching up to 6%
    • Paid time away including vacation and sick time, flex days and ten paid holidays
    • Give back to your community and double your impact through our company matchingWant more details?Want more details?

      Salary Range: $115,800 - $192,700 plus eligibility for the company annual bonus program target of 10%.


      What will differentiate you?

      Proven past technical acco -mplishments and a GitHub link

      You are proactive, thrive in a startup like environment with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility building customer focus product.

      Willing to take ownership of our testing efforts, as well as signing off on builds headed for production

      Your skills and experience
      • 5+ years of hands-on experience in testing automation, or relevant Software Engineering role
      • 3+ years of experience building test automation framework, creating test cases, working with product/engineering team
      • A successful track record of launching enterprise products
      • Comfortable with multiple test automation categories
        • API Testing
        • GUI Testing
        • End to End Testing
        • Performance Testing
        • Load Testing
        • Unit testing
        • Expert in at least one of the major test automation tools
          • Playwright (Preferred)
          • Selenium (Preferred)
          • Cypress
          • Experience with these tools
            • Jest
            • Axios
            • Postman
              • With little or no supervision, capable of analyzing, planning, designing and owning complex or vaguely defined issues
              • Collaborative attitude that incorporates various perspectives and puts customer before technology
              • Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical peers
              • Experience in DevOps and Agile methodologies
              • If you are development background in lambda, serverless, SNS/SQS then it's a big plus

                We empower inclusion

                At Symetra, we aspire to be the most inclusive insurance company in the country. We're building a place where every employee feels valued, respected, and has opportunities to contribute.

                Inclusion is about recognizing our assumptions, considering multiple perspective, and removing barriers. We accept and celebrate diverse experiences, identities, and perspectives, because lifting each other up fuels thought and builds a stronger, more innovative company. We invite you to learn more about our effortshere: Here

                Creating a world where more people have access to financial freedom

                Symetra is a national financial services company dedicated to helping people achieve their financial goals and feel confident about the future. In our daily work, we're guided by the principles of Value, Transparency and Sustainability. This means we provide products and services people need at a competitive price, we communicate clearly and openly so people understand what they're buying, and we design products-and operate our company-to stand the test of time. We're committed to showing up for our communities, lifting up our employees, and standing up for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Join our team and help us create a world where more people have access to financial freedom.

                For more information about our careers visit:


                Work Authorization

                Employer work visa sponsorship and support are not provided for this role. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at hire and must maintain authorization to work in the United States throughout their employment with our company.



Keywords: Symetra, Bellevue , Full Stack Software Engineer Leading Automation Testing, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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