Sr. Associate, Automation Tester - UAT


Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Remote, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Remote 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



Position Summary  

The User Acceptance Testing Analyst’s primary responsibility is to ensure that technology solutions meet approved business requirements and function according to operational vision and proposed application design. A core component of this position includes the development and execution of automated test scripts to effectively test software and services across multiple platforms to ensure that business processes, policy compliance, and system usability are enhanced, intact, and not negatively impacted by software solutions. This individual represents our business customers (end users), reports up through business operations, and partners closely with IT project teams to provide business certification, user acceptance, & testing signoff on software deliverables. We are looking for candidates that are passionate about automated testing and looking to work in a dynamic department sustaining and supporting operations and production. 




  • Execute automated and manual test cases on technology solutions to validate business requirements, design specifications, and production readiness  
  • Develop and execute test plans (conditions) that are created to validate software solutions using real-world scenarios and proposed business processes.  
  • Partner closely with Requirements Leads, Business Analysts, and IT Testing Professionals to ensure business requirements are appropriately tested based on specification.  
  • Report defects, usability variances, and business process issues that may negatively impact production readiness or agreed upon acceptance criteria.  
  • Contribute to defining testing acceptance criteria, final approval of production readiness approval, and real-world business use case creation. 
  • Work with Business Requirement Leads to find appropriate test coverage, test scenarios, and exploratory testing strategy based on business requirements.  
  • Test execution for this role will include both “Run the Shop” work that focuses on keeping the systems running and small enhancements, as well as large scale strategic programs that focus on “Grow the Business” and New Business Technology Modernization.  



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Area of Study: Information Systems


 Required Experience  

  • 3-5 years testing software Support in Waterfall and Agile testing methodologies
  • 3+ years of building automated testing frameworks/scripts (Functional/Non-Functional)


 Preferred Experience  

  • Working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts and latest Automation Frameworks 
  • Hands on experience in any of the programming languages such as Java/.Net/Groovy/Python/Selenium/Mabl
  • Good knowledge in SQL and hands on experience in working with XML files a plus
  • Able to understand key business drivers; uses knowledge of best practices to improve processes and procedures  
  • Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable resource requirements  
  • Can solve a broad range of problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information and education and/or equivalent experience
  • Make decisions within broad guidelines and policies that impact own team and other related teams  



Salary range: $75,000-$115,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 87880




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