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Sr. Analyst, QA Software Testing

Lincoln Financial Group Omaha, NE

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Omaha, NE (Nebraska)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.



The Role


This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.  This position will collaborate with business stakeholders to develop and deliver complex QA software testing ensuring project deliverables meet the needs, goals and objectives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility. S/he will also provide subject matter expertise and direction for his/her area of responsibility to internal stakeholders to ensure software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements.




  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Effectively engages with internal stakeholders at the beginning of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and gathers complex business requirements. Contributes to Business Requirements Documents prior to sign-off.
  • Determines range and depth of testing activities required including developing complex test cases, automation scripts, and test schedules required for testing of software for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Delivers and executes complex testing across multiple test environments per project life cycle.  Applies business knowledge to ensure quality is built into each step of the SDLC.
  • Leads the design and implementation of test scenarios and test scripts and guides error documentation standards.
  • Adapts test scenarios and scripts as necessary to achieve project results.
  • Acts as a final verification of the required business functionality and proper functioning of the system(s).
  • Builds complex automated test strategies in support of regression testing.
  • Provides technical subject matter expertise to project teams and internal stakeholders (e.g. application developers, application support, testers) on a broad variety of software testing issues.
  • Provides status reports and metrics on assigned projects.
  • Determines complex best practices and innovative approaches and suggests how to improve current quality processes, standards and practices.
  • Provides training and test data for business resources involved with user acceptance testing.
  • Provides expertise, training and coaching to junior team members.
  • Leads, directs and/or participates in projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.




  • 4 Year/Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) (Minimum Required)




  • 5 – 7+ Years of experience in software testing or other applicable Information Technology experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)
  • Experience leading geographically diverse teams
  • Experience driving automation and process improvement in an organization
  • Experience with automation tool sets Selenium, GIT/SVN, Cucumber/Gherkin
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SQL
  • Experience in ETL tools such as Adeptia and/or Informatica is a plus
  • Experience in Agile & DevOps practices and principals is a plus
  • Insurance background is a plus



This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Job Details

Date Posted November 10, 2019
Date Closes December 10, 2019
Requisition 61592-en_US
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Information Technology & Digital
SOC Category 00-0000.00