Northbrook, Illinois

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Compensation Data

This role pays in the range of $56,500 to $85K with no bonus. Compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience. 

Job Summary

 

The Test Engineer Consultant II assists with test execution on an agile or waterfall project, focusing on the creation or execution of automated test scripts for medium complexity projects, assists in the development of the test strategy as a quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, and may define the test conditions when stories or requirements are created. 

  • 2 or more years of hands-on testing experience
  • 1+ years of automation/development experience in Java
  • 1+ years of relational database management (Oracle, SQL, MySQL) and data validation are essential. 
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Decompose business requirements to be able to write effective automated test scripts for medium complexity projects to ensure quality and support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Execute test cases within the Functional, Mobile, or Web Services Automation framework    
  • Provide input into test strategy and develop test strategy for medium complexity projects
  • Provide input into environment needs for medium complexity projects 
  • Review, Analyze & Document bugs/issues accurately and clearly
  • Quality advocate within their team
  • Understand and provide insight on the test infrastructure
  • Participate in an environment where Test/Behavior-Driven Development is fostered
  • Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality 
  • Participate in Scrum Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities – prepared to take on any role within an Agile team

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:
 This job does not have supervisory duties

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

Education and Experience 

  • 2 or more years of hands-on testing experience
  • 1+ years of automation/development experience in Java
  • 1+ years of relational database management (Oracle, SQL, MySQL) and data validation are essential. 
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

 

Functional Skills

  • Experience constructing test cases and executing them across functional, regression and system testing
  • Proficient is SQL script creation and back end ending.
  • Experience using test management tools (e.g. HPQC, Jira – Zephyr)
  • Understanding of agile software development and CI/CD pipelines in relation to testing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical ability
     

 

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/

 

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

 

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Northbrook, Illinois

Allstate Work Environment Allstate is a great place to work! Allstate is a place of advanced technology, innovative products and unlimited opportunity. With more than 20 million customers, Allstate is the largest publicly held property and casualty insurance company in the nation. We have tremendous opportunities for those self-starting people who are looking for challenge, and ready for change. Diversity Our Diversity and Work/Life Strategy is an integrated approach to attract, retain and motivate our workforce. Some of the processes encompass: Affirmative Action,Work/Life and Wellness Initiatives, Diversity Education, Recruitment, Career Advancement and Development Leadership, Accountability Measurement, Mentoring Programs, Support Networks and Community Involvement. Culture Our business is one that is built on caring - a value that has been at the core of our relationship with customers, employees and agents for more than 70 years. Allstate has built its reputation on promising to be there when customers need help to protect their lives, families, property and communities. Our long heritage of caring and commitment is expressed through partnerships, volunteerism, grants, investments, safety and market initiatives. Our history is a testament to our culture: Allstate is a company of people who care.

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