Test Engineer in Milwaukee, WI

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Northwestern Mutual   •  

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 4 days ago

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

What's the role?

As a technical, hands-on Test Engineer, your job is to participate in the manual and automation testing of various web-based projects that integrate over various systems, including: third-party financial account linking tools (think Mint and Personal Capital), call scheduling, email delivery, CRMs (Salesforce), and complex financial planning interfaces and algorithms.

You will be under the guidance of a Test Engineering Manager of a team with an already-established, mature testing process. Your role will be that of a "full-stack" Test Engineer.

Our team is seeking someone who has a strong appreciation and skill in manual / exploratory testing with the capability of writing automated and performance tests (time and training is allotted after hiring to learn our automation framework).

Responsible for:

  • Work as a one of the members of scrum team.
  • Start with manual testing of story of each sprint.
  • Create Test Plan or approach for each story or ticket.
  • Create the test scenarios, test cases and test data for each story or ticket
  • Create and execute test scripts manually first.
  • Coordinate with DevOps & other teams for test environment as needed.
  • Create and maintain various test metrics. (requirements vs. test cases vs. defects)
  • Create and maintain various test artifacts.

Your general milestones are the following:

  • Within one month:Get overview of Application, Business work flows and data flow.
  • Understand test environment, various test user IDs and test data.
  • Within three months:Learn Automation Framework
  • Learn to kickoff existing automation regression suite
  • Learn to review test results of daily automation run and report issues.
  • Within three to six months:Create new Automation scripts
  • Maintain existing regression suite.
  • Create Automation approach for new features.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Proven results of delivering and process improvement (with references).
  • Working proficiency of at least one programming language.
  • Experience using Selenium.
  • Can move quickly. Everyone here is incredibly kind and extremely willing to share knowledge and a helping hand, but you have to be willing to take ownership of the outlined goals and make things happen.


  • Whip-smart team that is very friendly and always willing to lend a hand.
  • Tons of room for career growth. Test engineering team especially is growing rapidly.
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Amazing Benefits

Valid Through: 2019-11-6