Software Engineer - TDM

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial






Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Chicago, IL (Illinois); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Denver, CO (Colorado); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Kansas City, KS (Kansas); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Pittsburgh, PA (Pennsylvania); Portland, ME (Maine); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois); Salt Lake City, UT (Utah); Seattle, WA (Washington); Tampa, FL (Florida); Westlake Village, CA (California); Work from Home



Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #59729


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 $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.


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 consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility. This position will design, configure, implement and support Test Data needs for various applications. S/he will champion an automation framework and solutions for test data creation, modification, governance and provisioning. S/he will collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop detailed design recommendations and solutions, while executing against strategic plans and roadmaps to support Test Data Management.




• Allocates and manages test data on all platforms using Test Data Management (TDM) tools.

• Automates test data refresh and creation processes.

• Collaborates with the Test Data team and/or test data requester on understanding and processing the test data requests.

• Designs and implements tools to provide self service capabilities and remove TDM from the critical path of the project.

• Drives test automation development.

• Identifies and implements optimization solutions for making the test data creation process efficient and faster. Recommends improvement in test automation practices, techniques and tools.

• Services more complex test data requests (Data Load/Protection/Account creation & conditioning) based on assigned priorities.

• Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

• Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

• Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

• Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

• Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

• Analyzes, designs, codes, debugs, integrates and tests increasingly complex software application solutions for systems.

• Determines how existing applications, systems, databases, interfaces and/or hardware can interact to meet new and emerging enterprise initiatives.

• Researches, develops, implements and maintains increasingly complex business application solutions.

• Identifies potential application solutions by understanding increasingly complex business/technical problems and opportunities.

• Analyzes increasingly complex systems specifications of existing programs to determine requirements.

• Documents increasingly complex programs and procedures.

• Provides input and validates increasingly complex project plans, test plans and implementation plans.

• Creates increasingly complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications.

• Prepares and/or generates test data.

• Tests increasingly complex program changes thoroughly to ensure accuracy.

• Partners with internal stakeholders to ensure that systems are designed, developed and implemented from a business point of view.

• Consults and/or participates in the requirements, design and coding walkthroughs to ensure the development of quality solutions.

• Investigates and resolves increasingly complex problems including providing support for production systems in a timely manner.

• Proactively identifies problems and presents/develops solutions

• Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management.

• Defines detailed development tasks, task dependencies and estimates to complete work.




• 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of

Bachelor's) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience (Minimum Required)




• 3 - 5+ Years’ experience in IT/QA software testing that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position, including 3+ years of experience using Test Data Management Tools (Required)

• Previous experience in test data protection efforts

• 3-5+ years of programming experience including Java (preferred), ETL and API development as well as mainframe experience (a plus) application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required) #LI-KM1



This position may be subject to Lincoln’s 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 Lincoln’s 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.


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