Test Automation Engineer

Wolters Kluwer Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

This position can be worked remotely.

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician and pharmacist editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients.

Reporting into Wolters Kluwer Clinical Effectiveness IVR team, you will play a role in delivering innovation products to enable forward-thinking, high-impact information services to support our business.The Software Test Engineer will be responsible for developing a deep understanding of our products, the complex use cases to test them, and creating a robust set of automated tests that will result in a deep and flexible set of tests that become the primary foundation of our regression, deployment, and continuous delivery testing.This is a tremendous opportunity for someone with a passion for quality and testing to help transform the core technology of a leading healthcare information technology company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Work with the Quality Assurance team, developers, Product Owners, and other team members to gain a comprehensive understanding of existing products and features.

  • Be conversant with roadmap plans for new functionality to help guide decisions, consistency, and opportunities for re-use

  • Support development of a set of manual and automated tests for new and existing functionality. Collaborate with subject matter experts to clarify business rules, refine acceptance criteria, and ensure the overall quality of coverage for the automated test solution.

  • Develop and maintain automated tests within the automated test framework being used

  • Ensure automated tests are written according to best practices such that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid as code evolves

  • Advocate for approaches that drive quality and ensure testability

  • Execute testing-related tasks within an Agile/Scrum environment.

  • Remain current with evolving industry trends and technologies in automated testing.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field.


  • 5+ years related experience

  • Experience and technical creativity demonstrated when thoroughly testing a complex multi-tiered distributed application

  • Excellent analytical and debugging skills, with strong attention to detail.

  • Experience with common test frameworks (such as Selenium, Appium, Protractor), with experience building internal tools and frameworks a strong plus.

  • Experience with Java is required. Experience with JavaScript, HTML5, NodeJS, or Angular applications desirable

  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational (i.e. NoSQL) database technologies desirable but not a must.

  • Experience with voice and IVR applications desirable.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening).

  • Good judgment, strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, and a finely tuned balance of technical purity and pragmatism.

  • Committed, engaged, self-motivated, decisive, adaptable, data driven, transparent and objective.

Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Travel Requirements:
Occasional business travel may occur.

Physical Demands: Normal office environment.


Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of 4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY). For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units 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 veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.

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