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Sr Software Development Engineer in Test-GT Framework

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    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Chicago
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  • You must have expertise in automated testing, scripting languages, relational databases, Agile environment, cloud platforms, DevOps tools, Guidewire testing, Agile tools. Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience required.
  • You will collaborate with developers, design automated test scripts, execute testing, maintain automation suites, analyze results, present testing strategies, champion CI/CD practices, develop testing frameworks, drive innovation, improve testing processes, and engage with the Testing Community of Practice.


  • Solid experience and expertise leveraging automated testing across frontend, API or data to drive high quality delivery at speed.
  • Expertise championing scripted test automation for frontend, API or data.
  • Expertise with Test Automation tools and frameworks like Selenium WebDriver (w/Java), WebdriverIO, Cypress.io, PlayWright etc.
  • Expertise with multiple scripting languages like Python, Node JS, JavaScript or development platforms like Java
  • Expertise with multiple relational databases like Oracle, Postgres or non-RDBMS like Mongo DB.
  • Experience working in Scaled Agile Framework environment (SAFe) supporting product-based software delivery is highly desired.
  • Solid experience working with cloud capability providers like AWS, GCP etc. (GCP desirable).
  • Experience working with DevOps platforms like GitHub, Gitlab etc. supporting CI/CD Pipelines with integrated test automation.
  • Hands-on expertise with Guidewire PolicyCenter and associated testing patterns and strategies is preferred
  • Previous experience building and leveraging automated testing supporting Guidewire is preferred and experience on Guidewire’s GT Framework is a plus.
  • Experience mentoring and guiding other SDET’s
  • Experience working with Agile tools like JIRA or Rally
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Analytical mindset with a strong attention to detail.
  • Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically, 5+ years of application delivery experience inclusive of testing and development.
  • Typically, 3+ years of SDET or equivalent experience championing scripted test automation for frontend, API or data.
  • Guidewire Testing Framework is required


  • Collaborate with developers and product teams to understand requirements and translate them into effective test plans.
  • Design and implement automated test scripts using industry-standard tools and frameworks.
  • Efficiently execute automated and manual testing across multiple platforms.
  • Ensure CNA testing and quality standards are consistently followed and supported automation suites are properly maintained, optimized and effective.
  • Engage closely with developers to derive needed understanding of code under development
  • Analyze test results, identify defects, and report them through effective bug tracking systems.
  • Develop and present testing strategies in collaboration with IT SME and Business SME
  • Collate testing metrics needed by leadership to support Go/No Go decisions
  • Champion automated testing and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices across multiple tracks.
  • Develop and contribute to automated testing frameworks and tools
  • Stay up to date on the latest testing methodologies and technologies and proactively drive innovation within your area.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the testing process and infrastructure.
  • Leverage all available tooling inclusive of Generative AI capabilities, Test Data Management, Test Data Fabrication capabilities to maximize testing efficiency.
  • Actively engage, partner and collaborate with others across the Testing Community of Practice


What are the essential duties and responsibilities of a Sr Software Development Engineer in Test-GT Framework?

The essential duties and responsibilities include collaborating with developers and product teams to understand requirements, designing and implementing automated test scripts, executing automated and manual testing, ensuring testing and quality standards are followed, analyzing test results and reporting defects, developing testing strategies, presenting testing metrics to leadership, championing automated testing and CI/CD practices, contributing to testing frameworks and tools, staying up to date on testing methodologies, and continuously improving testing processes and infrastructure.

CNA (NYSE: CNA) is a leading commercial property and casualty insurance company serving the global business community.

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CNA is one of the largest U.S. commercial property and casualty insurance companies. Backed by more than 125 years of experience, CNA provides a broad range of standard and specialized insurance products and services for businesses and professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe.