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Farmers Insurance Application Test Specialist III* in Woodland Hills, California

Farmers Group (Woodland Hills, CA) seeks an Application Test Specialist III responsible for software quality in transformation initiatives involving integrations, data migrations, and software configurations. Specific duties include: develop, document, execute, and maintain technical test cases and automated test suites, utilize testing tools as required for (may include integration, system, regression, performance/stress/volume); assess and implement various testing methodologies or tools to improve efficiency, work with DevOps tools facilitating Continuous Integration and Delivery/Deployment; leverage automation tools/frameworks to validate application stability; conducts in depth analysis of testing processes and methodologies and develops new/revised standards; work with code versioning tools as needed; analyze system and business requirements for testability; perform web service testing using necessary API tools; report status of test plan execution by generating test execution metrics, defect logs/defect tracking system; involve in test data management; ensure that acceptance criteria are met; assist with resolution of environmental issues; support application development, implementation, and user training activities; analyze test results; assist with troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis; validate system design; develop test plans, including test scenarios, test objectives, quality criteria and measurement techniques; support the configuration/change management groups, as necessary, to ensure smooth transition of code through the lifecycle; assist in training of other Testing Specialists; oversee workflow and work distribution within testing area; develop and execute database queries as needed; coordinate activities to meet service levels; support the needs of User Acceptance Testing; validate acceptance criteria for testing phase; maintain knowledge of business unit processes/products to ensure application adheres to functional and quality requirements; provide guidance on the usage of testing tools and development of test scenario, test objective, and test case to Levels I and II Testing Specialists; participate in depth analysis and development of new or revised standards, methodologies, and processes within testing; and develop training material, as necessary.

Position requires a Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Electronics and Communication, Science, Engineering or related field of study, plus 5 years of experience in the job offered, or as a Senior Associate – Projects, IT Analyst, or similar experience in Software testing of Insurance processes in Commercial and Personal business areas. Must have at least 5 years of experience with each of the following: performing Smoke testing, Functional Integration, System Testing, and Regression; and attending business meetings with customers on the requirements and goals, analyzing them, and preparing test plan and test approach. Must also have at least 4 years of experience working with each of the following: completing the test processes in Auto, Property, and Workers Compensation lines of business; developing and executing regression scripts; working with Test Management and Effort Estimation; monitoring Test Execution and reporting metrics to clients; and performing UAT Testing. Additionally, must have at least 2 years of experience with each of the following: working with Guidewire products such as ClaimCenter; providing recommendations during Guidewire product testing; working with developers to deliver user stories in an Agile environment; working with automation tools such as Selenium or UFT; working with defect management tools such as Teamtrack, JIRA, or HP ALM; working in Web Service Testing using SOAP; working in Oracle Database and SQL; working with programming languages such as JAVA; and being involved in meetings with solution design teams. Specific experience must also include: working with DevOps tools such as JENKINS to enable continuous Integration; working with code versioning tools such as GitHub; and adopting best practices in testing concepts to improve team’s efficiency.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at, Job ID: 190004IW.




Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Farmers

Title: Application Test Specialist III*

Location: California-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 190004IW