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MassMutual QA Automation Engineer in Springfield, Massachusetts

Job Summary

Responsible for more complex technology activities for automation or performance for a project(s). Conducts feasibility analysis and creates design solutions for AUT (Application Under test). Triages and builds efficient environments for test, including virtualization. Within a project, collaborates with project team members, architects and other IT resources to create and execute thorough technical test strategies, detailed test plans, and scenarios in accordance with the test strategy and risk based test methodology. Provides accurate estimates, drives reuse where appropriate, and reports on progress. Matures existing frameworks to drive reusability. Maintains and retrofits libraries and creates usage metrics. Participates in the process of identifying new technical solutions. Accountable for identifying and reporting risk management concerns and participates in the solution if necessary.


  • Lead software test projects

  • Review development stories and help define the right test criteria

  • Design, develop, execute, and maintain manual and automation tests and test data

  • Automate back-end, API, and front-end test cases in a complex multi-product, multi-services environment using tools such as Selenium Protractor or our inhouse testing framework

  • Define and create testing framework(s) as needed

  • Review and analyze results of test cases

  • Analyze failures and collaborate with developers to ensure root cause is investigated

  • Drive efficiencies to improve process and technical implementations

  • Prepare documentation summarizing test results and providing clear status reports

  • Communicate with developers and product managers on specific application issues

  • Prioritize QA issues and facilitate issue resolution

  • Work with product or project managers to establish timing and ensure timely completion of QA deliverables

  • Work in close collaboration with developers and other test engineers to produce high quality products and release on time

  • Develop and maintain QA guidelines and process documentation

Basic Qualification

  • Minimum 4 years’ QA experience on web applications in multi-application production environments

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science (or other related field i.e., Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, International equivalent) or equivalent work experience

  • Experience with various testing methodologies and areas of focus, including regression testing, adhoc testing, security testing, user interface testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills and willingness to look into code bases outside one’s direct responsibility to identify potential failure points

  • Extensive experience with the Agile methodology and frequent releases

  • Experience in multi-platform testing (desktop, tablet, mobile) and multi-browser testing

  • Proficiency with any languages such as JavaScript (preferred), Java, TypeScript, Python, C++ Hands-on test Automation Experience in Selenium testing, web/mobile applications, API Automation and Database Testing.

  • Experience writing automation testing frameworks and tools

  • Hands on experience in SOAP/RESTful APIs automation using SOAPUI Pro or Postman

  • Experience with SQL queries

  • Experience with quality assurance metrics and reporting

  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with CI/CD concepts and best practices including build and source control automation tools Jenkins and Git

  • You must be a high achiever with a strong sense of ownership and a strong desire to learn