Aetna Senior Test Automation Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Req ID: 56606BR


Aetna Digital is looking for QA Automation Engineer with experience working fast paced startup like environment. You will develop and provide direction on automation tools and frameworks to be used in the Digital team. You will also be responsible for developing automation strategy and requirements, architecting appropriate automation frameworks and applying automated tools to support the Digital application testing. Experience working as part of a 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 project objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable test automation solutions

  • Architect and develop and drive automation tools and frameworks to be used across Digital team and organization

  • 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 test data, environment and validation solutions, tools, architectures

  • Perform assessments develop solutions and proposals to lead the automation development strategy and implementation

  • Advanced experience with driving test automation 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


  • Experience testing native mobile and web client applications

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Experience in test frameworks and tools: Cucumber (Ruby), Gherkin, Sauce Labs, XCUITest (iOS) Espresso (Android)

  • Expertise in delivery of test automation solutions over various platforms, Server, Web and native Mobile

  • Experience with Git


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


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!

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.