Aetna Quality Engineer (SDET) C# .net in Chantilly, Virginia

Req ID: 52966BR


Aetna Digital - AHM is looking for a Quality Engineer - Automation with experience working in a fast paced (startup like) environment. You will be responsible for developing solutions on automated validations using either commercial (off-the-shelf) or Open Source tools, and applying automation strategy to support various phases of testing the application(s). Experience working as part of a scrum team, with team leadership skills is critical.

Fundamental Components:

  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the delivery of automation tooling and frameworks through technical and team leadership effectively to both functional and cross organization teams

  • Minimum of 4+ years of progressive test automation experience

  • Act as a trusted advisor that understands broader enterprise automation architecture to assess and provide cross platform, cross tooling automation solutions that can span our development delivery models

  • Works collaboratively with other departments to understand deliverable objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable test automation solutions

  • Drive forward innovation and help deliver cutting edge test automation through your expertise in commercial and open source tools to support automation across Agile / SAFe practices

  • Ability to integrate validation solutions for test data, environment and applications with varied architecture

  • Perform assessments for developing solutions and proposals to improvise automation strategy and implementation

  • Advanced experience with driving test automation with other engineers, new team members and apply technical expertise to automation quality engineering

  • Communicate and coordinate and align the automation strategy with the engineering team members, make recommendations to improve reliability, performance, best practices and processes

  • Experience with Agile/SAFe Software Development Principles

  • Strong skills in multi-tier architecture and digital technologies

  • Experience/knowledge with CI/CD



  • Expertise in delivery of test automation solutions over various platforms Rest/SOAP service, Client Server, Web, Hybrid and Native Mobile Apps

  • Experience in test frameworks and tools - Cucumber / SpecFlow, Gherkin, RestSharp, JSON, XML, JDBC, Selenium, Selenium Grid, Extent Report, CSS, Git, NUnit

  • Experience in implementing automation framework for Behavior Driven(BDD), Test Driven(TDD), Project Object Model(POM), Page Factory, Data Driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid

  • Well versed in working with Microsoft based IDEs - Visual Studio (2015 onwards)

  • Experience in scripting with C# scripting language

  • Experience writing basic to intermediate SQL queries and understanding of SQL database objects


  • Able to write Directive Component, Functional, Integration and Regression test cases / scenarios from the analysis of requirements documents / acceptance criteria of User stories

  • Expertise in Test Estimation, Planning, Test Cases / Scenario Preparation, Execution and Defect Mgmt.

  • Strong Analytical, Technical, and Problem solving skills

  • Excellent written & verbal communication and organizational skills


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


    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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Job Function: Information Technology