QA Analyst Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Don't miss this opportunity to join Vertafore - the leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry; We are looking for a solid QA Analyst who supports software testing to our agile development teams in Windsor, Connecticut office. Will focus on improving product quality through effective software testing,building robust test plans, and supports test automation as apart of product regression testing.
This individual is committed to improve client satisfaction and integration of our existing Web based Insurance Agency Management software.
Test Planning and Design
Participates in release planning and grooming discussions. Provides valid estimates based on the complexity of product requirements.
Design effective test plans and test cases and provides feedback to ensure coverage of specific features or areas of the product according to requirements and user acceptance criteria
Participates in validation meetings and provides valid input on user acceptance criteria
Conducts systems set-up, and maintains test environments
Provides feedback to Software Engineers on features or changes and usability metrics to enhance the customer experience
Learns new test methodologies, with a strong focus on manual testing, internal frameworks and databases, and develops own understanding of software development and Vertafore products
Completes manual front-end user testing of features or aspects of products according to test plan; identifies opportunities for automation
Participates in code reviews and communicates with Software Engineers and Software Engineers in Test to ensure front-end test coverage based on their code changes
Identifies bugs or defects, troubleshoots issues, and verifies bug fixes; escalates potential issues that inhibit product quality and end user?s experience
Contributes to triage sessions to help resolve bugs or defects in new code or during production; investigates customer requests as needed
Support test automation execution during regression testing ; Involve in test automation scripts design/maintenance to a minimal extent
Documents test cases, test results, and release notes (as applicable); contributes to internal documentation throughout sprint cycle
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
6+ years of software testing experience, implementing and shipping enterprise class products, ideally in an Agile environment
Thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance concepts and Agile testing practices.
Exposure to Selnium test automation tool and framework is a big plus.
Solid working Knowledge of .NET, C#, ASP.Net, MVC.
Working knowledge of XML and Web Services.
Solid working knowledge with Microsoft visual Studio (Tool and Frameworks)
Work experience in build deployment tools is a plus
Insurance industry domain knowledge is a big plus
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are able to work with other team members,product developers, business analysts, testing specialists and product owners to create stellar software products.
Windsor is minutes from Hartford, Bradley International Airport and Massachusetts. The site employs 75 people in Customer Support, Sales, IT, Professional Services, Facilities, Human Resources, TransactNow and Product Development.
Approximately 10% domestic travel
Vertafore is transforming the business of insurance: we are the #1 software provider to both agents and carriers. In fact, 95 of the top 100 insurance agencies use products in the Vertafore suite as well as 43 of the top 50 carriers in the U.S. We are transforming our products and services, exploiting advanced techniques, to create new ?ways and means? for the insurance industry, and with that the industry is changing too.
Inc. magazine rated Vertafore as one of the nation?s fastest growing private companies and we were awarded multiple top honors in the 2011 Vanguard in Insurance Practices awards as the ?best of the best? in terms of value delivered to customers.
At Vertafore we work hard, and we play well together. We?re a mid-sized company of 1,300 so what you do, how you do it, and your ideas have impact. You can make a difference, and our employees do make the difference every day. We respect and value our team, and we look to bring the best talent together to make our future even stronger. Plenty of challenge, plenty of fun with a number 1 team in a number 1 company, making a future that matters! If you?re looking for challenge and opportunity, come join us!
As a Vertafore employee, you?ll receive generous paid time off, full benefits package and market competitive salaries. We have an active Wellness Program to keep you energized and healthy inside and outside of work. A Connect and Reward program to give thanks, reward great work and honor career milestones of your colleagues. There is opportunity for relocation assistance and visa sponsorship to qualified candidates.
Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law equal employment. Visit www.vertafore.com/careers today!
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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