Aetna Sr Software Engineer in Test-Data Engineering- 56762BR in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 56762BR

Aetna is taking on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to building software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital, a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, will design, build and deliver completely new and integrated digital experiences for our users.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:

Aetna is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer in Test to execute their quality strategy. As a member of the Digital Transformation Engineering team, you will responsible for the Quality related activities working directly with PM, UX, Development and project stakeholders to ensure we develop and release the highest quality software product, while ensuring that our quality engineering practices are applied throughout the Agile development lifecycle. You will collaborate with cross functional and cross organization teams on quality initiatives and techniques that promote the best software testing practices and automation tools.

Fundamental Components:

5+ years of experience in a Software Quality/ SW Engineering in Test position

Solid experience on the implementation and execution of automation testing and coverage that ensures the delivery of a high quality user experience for web, big data platforms

Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in an Agile Scrum Team environment

Contribute to the quality engineering activities throughout every phase of the SDLC requirements, design, development and testing

Provide technical guidance to support project quality activities

Promote proper implementation of Agile SAFe techniques and Principals for sprint planning and estimation

Ensure the test coverage and execution of Unit, Integration, Acceptance, System, Regression and UAT are met

Experience with security concepts and best practices to protect PII

Understanding of Networking fundamentals

Evaluate and record the test results and log issues in a test management tool

Monitor project progress and ensure timely deliveries

Review final deliverables to ensure they meet expected quality standards

Evaluate the efficiency of existing QA processes and recommend improvements

Collaborate with engineering on a multi-platform test automation framework by working with best of breed technologies, practices and tools

Knowledge of Continuous Integration / Continuous Build framework


8+ years software project life cycle experience with concentration in quality assurance.

8+ years experience in technology support or application program development.

Strong Test Cases Preparation and Automation Test Frameworks

Strong test processes, strategies and approaches

Very Strong troubleshooting

Good understanding of TDD execution and Approach

Automation Test framework tools, scripting experience using TestNg, Cucumber, Selenium, Java,Node.js, Python, Ruby, AngularJS, messaging: (i.e. AWS SNS/SQS, Rabbit MQ), XML, API, JSON


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contributions!

Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO

Gym / Showers

A top of the line MacBook Pro

Sit/stand desk

Free Parking (Burlington, MA office)

Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.

$200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill

Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement

Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.