Senior Test Engineer

R&D Madrid, Spain


Brief Description

FINEOS requires a Senior Test Engineer to join our dynamic Product Engineering department as part of an Agile Scrum team.

About FINEOS Corporation

FINEOS is a global software company providing modern customer-centric core software to the life, accident and health industry. We help our customers transform from outdated legacy administration systems to our modern customer-centric core product-suite, FINEOS  Admin Suite for Billing, Claims and Policy Administration, enabling improved operational efficiency, increased effectiveness and excellent customer care. Built on our proven FINEOS Digital Platform, FINEOS Admin Suite is designed to manage the modern complex structures and relationships of group and individual insurance processing to optimize plan, coverage and data management, operational processing, business intelligence (BI) and provide 24x7x365 anywhere access. For more information, visit

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Role Description

Candidates must demonstrate a keen interest and knowledge of Software Testing practices and process and be committed to testing as a career.

The successful Candidate will work primarily within an Agile implementation methodology with responsibility for taking on Test case design, test script creation (Manual and Automated) and test case execution, working to ensure robust, user-friendly, high quality software is delivered to customers within challenging deadlines.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively work within a Scrum team to ensure a successful delivery, based on definitions of done
  • Test Analysis and Definition based on feature documents, their associated acceptance criteria and other supporting documentation
  • Test script creation and execution, based on industry best practises and experience, primarily covering UI, Workflow, Functional, End-to-End, Maintenance and Regression testing
  • Manual test execution using a mix of scripted and non-scripted (Exploratory) testing
  • Develop, execute and maintain automated test cases in both on-premise and Cloud based environments following best practice guidelines and FINEOS standards using Java Selenium WebDriver/Framework
  • Provide estimates for test tasks and activities
  • Test & Defect Reporting based on industry best practice
  • Liaise with other Scrum Teams, Product Owners, Release Train Engineers, System Support teams and Clients to ensure successful delivery
  • Represent the End User, with a focus on functional and non-functional testing with UX central to success delivery
  • Provide input to the planning, resourcing, scheduling and monitoring of test tasks and activities for Agile projects
  • Provide Status updates
  • Troubleshoot and analyse issues and suggest solutions/workarounds
  • Demonstrate features at Sprint level
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to team members
  • Identify and implement improvements that enhance the Test Process and improve overall Quality Assurance practices
  • Contribute to evolving strategies via inspect and adapt, communities of practice and knowledge sharing sessions

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Senior Test Engineer working preferably within web based applications and integrations.
  • Experience of Agile methodologies (e.g. SAFe)
  • Strong automated software testing design and script writing experience, preferably in end user testing of enterprise thin client software applications.
    • Good experience using Java Selenium WebDriver
    • Good knowledge of automated testing tools like SoapUI, Junit, TestNG, Cucumber
    • Good experience with at least one scripting language
  • Experience in developing and maintaining Selenium Automation Framework(s) and running scripts in a Continuous Development/Integration/Acceptance environment
  • Minimum of ISTQB Foundation Level Certificate in Software Testing or an equivalent qualification
  • Practical knowledge of Relational databases (e.g. Oracle, DB2 or SQL Server) and an ability to write and run basic SQL queries as part of test verification
  • Experience of Agile methodologies
  • Strong Test Analysis/troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience of working directly with Client Leads
  • Ability to multi task, use own initiative and work to tight deadlines


Desired Skills/Experience

  • Experience Testing Webservice and APIs (using Postman, SOAPUI or similar)
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration, and build automation tools such as Gradle, Jenkins, Nexus would be an advantage
  • Exposure to code analysis tools such as Sonar, PMD/Findbugs would be an advantage
  • IT background in the insurance sector would be an advantage
  • Multi-platform skills (Linux/Unix/Windows) would be an advantage
  • Experience/exposure to AWS or other Cloud technologies desirable
  • Knowledge of Cloud Testing strategies
  • Experience of working as part of customers workshops to determine requirements and test approach when necessary
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to other FINEOS offices