Sr. QA Analyst Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We?re the dynamic team creating the next generation of Vertafore?s comparative rater?the #1 rater for personal lines insurance nationwide. We are using the latest tools and processes, including Selenium, Visual Studio and our internal automated testing framework. As a Sr. QA Analyst on our team, you will do strategic test planning, act as a SME providing direction for product verification and collaborate with SW Engineers and SEITs on product quality issues.
As a Senior QA Analyst you will lead test planning and coordinate with Software Engineers, Software Engineers in Test, and managers to determine user acceptance criteria, prioritize tests, clarify ownership to avoid redundancies, and determine plan for feature or product release. You will provide feedback to Software Engineers on features and usability metrics to enhance the user experience.
You will create and maintain test scenarios, test plans, test cases, and requirement matrices for features or aspects of the product and/or multiple products and ensure coverage of all aspects of the product for a quality user experience. You will identify and communicate risks to engineering leadership.
You will complete manual and automated front-end user testing and back-end code-based testing of more complex features or aspects of products and product integration. Collaborate with Software Engineers and Software Engineers in Test to identify issues and potential enhancements to code based on front-end and back-end test results.
You will organize and participate in triage sessions; serve as a technical reference for complex problems/issues. You will monitor overall testing process and use results to create test summaries or reports and provide results to team and stakeholders.
Qualifications desired to impact our product and your success include:
6+ years of quality assurance or development experience, and implementing enterprise class products
2+ years of collaborating, mentoring and coaching teams using testing methodologies
Thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance and Agile testing practices, testing tools and automation test suites
Must have leadership and mentoring experience helping others improve their QA competencies
Track record for driving process or tool changes that improved product quality
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experienced knowledge of XML and Web Services and Visual Studio or similiar tool
Skilled in constructing relational database queries
Some programming knowledge a plus
Knowledgeable of insurance industry a plus
Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
A little about Vertafore in Woodland Hills, California?
The Woodland Hills office is responsible for the #1 and best Comparative Rater for Personal Lines Insurance in the country. Our office is responsible for all aspects of the development cycle, including UI, Content, Quality Assurance, Customer support and distribution, as well as being part of a bigger organization on the verge of creating the newest software for Rating and Managing Insurance products around the country.
This office has over 40 people dedicated to creating the best products possible using many different technologies. Our managers work to create an environment that fosters the best in people, including flexible work hours. What you do and how you do it will be recognized by your peers and managers. We hold to best in class Agile standards and our work culture fosters
collaboration, innovation, integrity, mentorship, commitment to success and FUN.
We have a smart, driven, collaborative team working in Woodland Hills and managers are dedicated to growing their people and offering an opportunity that allows you to make an impact in your career, get the recognition you deserve and maintain a life/work balance. Our work culture focuses on accountability, transparency, a can do attitude and being customer focused. We offer flex hours, monthly and holiday luncheons, top of the line development machines, offsite and onsite technical training. At lunch, you?ll find your fellow employees playing chess, watching TV or taking a walk or run.
As a Vertafore employee, you?ll receive generous time off, full benefits package and market competitive salary. We have an active Wellness Program to keep you energized and healthy.
If you?re looking for challenge and opportunity, reach out to us at www.vertafore.com/careers.
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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