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Test Automation Developer

New York Life



Tampa, United States


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

This position primarily involves a hybrid work schedule - working remotely: Monday & Friday / on site: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

New York Life Insurance (Direct) is seeking a Test Automation Developer with minimum of 9 years of experience in test automation. This position requires hands-on experience developing automation frameworks/test cases and proficiency in object-oriented programming languages such as C# or Java. Primary responsibilities for this position include developing automation scripts in C# .Net / Selenium, coordinating with offshore team members and working closely with other Agile teams.

Primary Duties and Functions, but are not limited to:

• Participate in Agile ceremonies such as daily stand up, sprint planning & retrospective sessions.

• Analyzes manual test cases and functional specifications to determine best approach for automating scripts. • Estimate the work effort and break down into stories

• Develop test automation scripts (in C#/Net Selenium) based on the stories in timely manner adhering to custom framework and standards

• Follow established code branching/merging practice and review pull requests on timely manner

• Coordinate with offshore team members on deliverables and maintenance efforts

• Point person to Agile teams supporting in scripts execution, analysis and troubleshooting

• Maintain test machines and enhance existing inhouse automation framework(s)

• Maintain and monitor automation solutions CI/CD pipeline in Bamboo

• Contribute in improving the test automation practices and processes

• Support performance test activities generating test data

• Communicate difficult concepts; influences others to adopt a different point of view

• Willing to learn and use new tools and technologies as per needs of the team

• Identify, recommend, and implement process improvements within the Automation domain and core disciplines that have impact outside of Automation. • Collaborate with others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions. • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

• Proactively keeping updated of industry developments, skills and technologies and share information, ideas, and best practice with team members to improve skills across the group.


• 4-year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems, or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience. • Minimum 9 years of experience as a test automation developer using Selenium with any object-oriented programming language.

• Strong C# .NET or any other object-oriented programming background such as Java

• Proficiency in scripting languages including but not limited to: Python, JavaScript. • Strong understanding and working experience of developing / maintaining Automation frameworks using Selenium/WebDriver such as keyword / data driven frameworks.

• Experience using source code repository tools such as Bitbucket and well versed in branching/merging the code

• Proficient in writing complex SQL queries.

• Experience working with CI/CD (Jenkins, Bitbucket) tools • Proficiency using SoapUI, ReadyAPI, Postman or similar test harnesses for RESTful web service testing. • Possess experience in Test Planning, execution, tracking tool, preferably JIRA

• Familiarity with performance testing activities and tools

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Experience working in large complex Agile projects

• Familiar with new innovative trends or tools in the industry including, but not limited to, Generative AI tools like GitHub Copilot, ChatGPT • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

• Knowledge of Life Insurance and/or Annuities a plus

This position primarily involves a hybrid work schedule - working remotely: Monday & Friday / on site: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

Salary range: $75,000-$115,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 

Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.

Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of