Associate Test Engineer | USA

Website Duck Creek

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Learns to plan, construct and execute test scripts and automation approach to drive quality in Duck Creek’s solutions
    • Learns test automation framework and build foundation of core testing skills
    • Develops understanding of various test design techniques to learn to create high quality test cases keeping client/business impact and optimum coverage in perspective
    • Creates and execute automated test scripts
    • Conducts ad hoc and exploratory testing and develop manual scripts (only as required)
    • Develops understanding of quality testing standards and procedures including manual and automated scripts, tools, merging, continuous delivery and continuous integration
    • Creates test models for release testing (plans, data and scripts) including the identification, collection and/or creation of test data
    • Coordinates and executes release testing as appropriate
    • Develops understanding of the high-level solution and product architecture to follow the test pyramid and automation guidelines
    • Builds awareness of the product backend systems/services (e.g. Database, APIs, XML etc.) and learns to develop ways to interact/test (e.g. using Queries, xPath, SOAP, Regression Runner, Spec Flow/Gherkin, Coded UI) and building custom tools as required
    • Develops understanding of various tools used within the team and follow suggested guidelines
  • Learns to demonstrate the ability to balance with growing complexity and creativity in design by thinking outside the box to determine the best way a test can be performed (with high quality, high optimization & efficiency)
    • Demonstrates ability to able to estimate testing effort and schedules
    • Participates in lessons learned as appropriate
    • Identifies and adheres recommended test pyramid and automation guidelines and drive adherence across team
  • Applies both business and functional knowledge, develop end to end testing strategies, using quality processes and methodologies
    • Creates test plans and high-level scenarios from functional requirements
    • Assists developers in finding root cause of simple to medium defects by identifying common manifestations of a problem
    • Establishes understanding of how Duck Creek products are certified from sprint & system test perspective and contribute to optimize the same
  • Contributes within an agile team on test strategy and technical/design decisions for features
  • Contributes in identifying scope of testing/test planning/optimization of test conditions
  • Learns to design & develop required test data, manual and automated test scripts for deliverables
  • Participates in release testing efforts through script creation/execution, analysis of continuous integration results, updating scripts and reporting of defects
  • Participates in peer reviews of test deliverables and incorporate feedback and coaching.  May conduct peer reviews of peer deliverables. Contribute in refining the standards driving improvements
  • Participates in release testing efforts
  • Provides input on test metrics for quality results and status reporting and help with analysis of metrics and trends
  • Actively participates in sprint level and maintenance testing release estimates as well as sprint reviews for project deliverables as appropriate
  • Learns to assist with planning, creation and control of the test environment(s)
  • Learns test release installation procedures
  • Participates in delivery retrospectives as appropriate
  • Establishes effective communication with required stakeholders
  • Demonstrates awareness of concept and ability to perform the following with support and coaching from more experienced team members:
    • Test Case Design, Test Planning & Estimation, Test Execution, Test Data Management, Testing Techniques/Types, Test Optimization, Ability to work with Testing Stack (including all layers), Test Driven Development, Testing Tools, Test Architecture, Mobile Testing, Root Cause Analysis, Test Automation Framework Design and Development, Proficiency in scripting languages, Understanding of Continuous Integration, Understanding of cloud based application development and test approach and upgrade test approach, Database knowledge
  • Learns and develops core test engineer skills, P&C industry acumen and functional knowledge for at least one Duck Creek product
  • Participates in small to moderate delivery effort, quality initiative and/or team
  • May mentor 2-3 interns.   If acting as a mentor, assure that communication is clear and concise for mentee
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.

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