What's the role?
As a technical, hands-on Test Engineer in our digital insurance mainframe space, your job is to gain deep mastery of our business area and participate in the testing of mainframe batch jobs and various legacy systems. You will additionally take on the role as a quality advocate and will be responsible for driving the quality processes and standards that have been established by the Test Engineering group.
Within the Test Engineering group at Northwestern Mutual, your hard-to-find expertise in these systems and this particular brand of testing is something that is celebrated - mainframe technology is and will be the core backbone of our business systems and those that operate well within the space are seen as heroes and magicians and are rewarded at a premium. You will play a key position in ensuring that these systems that keep our company operating are running as intended and performing optimally.
You will be reporting to a Test Engineering Manager within the mainframe space and sit directly on an agile team. Your role will be that of a Full Stack" Test Engineer - a process-oriented person who techs well and is also a skilled exploratory tester with previous experience writing automation or at least a deep understanding of how it can be effectively implemented. We align with the context-driven approach to testing and test management - if you know what that is, and more importantly, if you consider yourself to align with this approach, we want to talk to you!
Your general milestones for the first year are the following:
Bring Your Best! What this role needs:
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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