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Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: West Des Moines, IA, US, 50266

Company: Sammons Financial Group

Sammons Financial Group is looking for a Systems Analyst in our West Des Moines office!


Ideal Candidate:

1.    Create complex programming code to automate manual test cases into test scripts.

2.    Collaborate with Project Team to define and oversee Automated Test Script deliverables:

  • Estimate coding and unit test efforts based upon requirements 
  • Communicate milestones and status of assigned tasks
  • Work with Management and Project Team to deliver assigned tasks within the established timeline
  • Create and distribute test script documentation.

3.    Act as the Automation Lead

  • Lead the design of automation scripts, defining modular test cases within an end-to-end process flow

4.    Act as a technical testing resource on projects.

5.    Mentor less experienced team members.

6.    Utilize automated scripting framework and coding methodologies.

7.    Employ sound unit test processes to deliver high-quality test scripts.

8.    Maintain function and script library to keep test scripts up-to-date with software enhancements.

9.    Provide training on automated processes and applications.

10.    Facilitate test script walkthroughs.

11.    Execute test scripts as required.

12.    Utilize debugging and problem solving skills to research and develop solutions for automated test script issues.

13.    Adhere to QA processes and procedures.

14.    Participate in documentation reviews and handoffs.

15.    Keep documentation, automation frameworks and standards up-to-date. 

16.    Provide proactive input into script creation strategy by recommending, developing and implementing improvements to test scripts or functions for future test script reuse.

17.    Other projects and initiatives when necessary.


Sammons Financial Group offers some of today’s most sought after life insurance, annuity, and retirement planning products. As a privately held company, our leaders and employees remain consistently focused on long-term growth, making decisions that allow us to deliver on our commitments to customers, distribution partners, our employees, and our communities. Individually, our companies provide value in the products and services they offer. Together we represent a history of strength and longevity.


We offer:

Casual dress which includes jeans. 

Core business hours are M-Th 7:30am -5pm, Fridays 7:30am-12:30— Friday afternoons off all year long.

Great benefits and PTO including medical, dental, vision, wellness plan, charitable giving programs, education assistance… to name a few!

ESOP- A retirement plan completely funded by the company!

Nearest Major Market: Des Moines

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