Data Test Engineer #80831


Date: May 1, 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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


NYL Direct is looking for a Senior Associate Data Test Engineer. The primary purpose of this role is to develop and execute manual tests as well as execute automated tests in order to ensure product quality. This will include Database validation which requires integration testing experience.  In this role you will estimate, plan, and coordinate testing activities. You will also ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved in our defect tracking system(s). 


Job Function and Key Duties & Responsibilities 


  • Isolate, replicate, and report data defects and verify defect fixes
  • Ability to test from multiple perspectives, and understand the various needs of different stakeholders (users, business, developers) when testing
  • Participate in Daily Huddles, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demos, Sprint Review and Retrospective, and Project Retrospectives for assigned initiatives
  • Designs test scenarios and scripts, executes test cases, compares results to functional and non-functional requirements and reports with limited guidance.
  • Develop testing and training procedures where applicable.
  • Coordinate and facilitate UAT sessions with business users
  • Understand the technology our application/systems are built with from a code analysis standpoint
  • Can identify what can be leveraged from automation versus manual testing
  • Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution.


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or related technical degree from an accredited university and/ or prior practical experience (5 + years)
  • Knowledge of data warehousing
  • Good understanding of relational database design
  • Knowledge of ETL processes
  • Database experience including SQL Server, Oracle 11g and DB2.
  • Programming experience - Java, C, C++, Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, XML, XSD, JAXB, Web Services
  • Version Control systems such as TFS, GIT
  • Web Technologies: JSON, XML, XSD, JAXB, Web Services (SOAP, WSDL, Restful).
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Ability to interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide data quality reports
  • Ability to hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Self-motivated and adaptable individual able to evaluate, maintain and prioritize multiple objectives simultaneously in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


Desired Qualifications


  • Execute and analyze automation test suite (Selenium) and associated results.
  • Performance Testing experience - - May assist in execution and analysis of performance test scripts and outcomes.
  • Knowledge of Atlassian Suite – Jira, Bamboo etc.
  • Build and Continuous Deployment tools such as Bamboo, Jenkins, Maven, Ant, JUnit, Log4j, Gradle, Bit Bucket
  • Experience with database design representations, data and system diagrams






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