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Sr. Software Dev Engineer Test

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Date Posted: Sep 16, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Sr. Software Dev Engineer Test

Hybrid role 

Cary , NC



Key Responsibilities

· Participate in the collection and documentation of user requirements as well as the development of user stories and estimates.

· Provide insights and best practices for user story documentation that facilitates in development of testing processes.

· Define testing strategy and approach for validating new or enhanced functionality.

· Determine test dependencies including QA test environment, QA tools, build and deployment plans, intra-team dependencies.

· Execute smoke, functional, integration, test scripts as part of product delivery lifecycle. This involves both Manual and automation testing.

· Contribute to the design and architecture of new or re-engineered Automation frameworks.

· Communicate with developers and end users to ensure that test cases are accurate, comprehensive, and documented correctly.

· Build and maintain automated and reusable test frameworks for both frontend and backend.

· Review and write test automation code for both front end and back end.

· Develop and execute manual test cases to detect issues that cannot be detected through automation.

· Collaborate with DevOps colleagues to setup test automation and test data through Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.

· Participate in Agile ceremonies such as scrum, grooming, retrospective and PI Planning.

· Identify innovative solutions to technical challenges.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills 


· 5+ years of current, hands-on experience, in software engineering, test data management delivery or quality engineering/testing for both backend and frontend.

· 3+ years of current, hands-on experience, with Selenium or Tosca testing frameworks

· 3+ years of recent, hands-on experience, with coding technologies (C# preferred)

· Proficient in creating testing scenarios, writing test cases, developing automated test cases and debugging existing code.

· Proficient with development of stress & performance tests.

· Proficient with development of unit tests using Nunit/Xunit/Junit frameworks.

· Proficient in database technologies such as relationship database design and SQL query.

· Strong knowledge of web standards such as HTML, CSS, XPath.

· Strong knowledge of relational databases, xml, and json data structures.

· Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


· Experience with code quality/coverage tools (Sonar or equivalent)

· Experience with security/vulnerability analysis tools (Veracode or equivalent)

· Experience with tool evaluations and integrations to support test activities.

· Understanding and experience scripting build, test, and deployment pipelines, preferably in Azure DevOps environment.

· Understanding and experience with Git and GitFlow in a team environment (merge requests, branching, push, and pulls)

· Understanding of distributed microservice architectures and design patterns

· Experience working in Agile environment, preferably with SAFE (Scaled Agile Framework) experience



· Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field

· SAFe, ISTQB, CAST certifications preferred



Not Applicable


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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.


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