QA Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Woodland Hills, CA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Job Summary    

Develops test plans to include Test Scenarios, Objectives, test Cases and data, as well as quality criteria and measurement techniques; validates acceptance criteria and ensures application adheres to quality and functional requirements, provides guidance on the development of test plans and usage of testing tools to Levels I and II Testing Specialist. Oversees workflow and work distribution within testing area and meeting of departmental service levels; reviews test results and performs root cause analysis and troubleshooting to address issues, conducts in depth analysis of testing processes and methodologies and develops new/revised standards, as necessary.    

Essential Job Functions     

  • Develops, documents, executes, and maintains technical test Cases and test data; Utilizes testing tools, as required.
  • Include Rate, Integration, System, Regression Testing.
  • Analyzes system and business requirements for testability.
  • Reports status of test execution through defect logs / defect tracking system.
  • Ensures that acceptance criteria are met Assists with resolution of environmental issues; supports application development, implementation, and user training activities, as required.
  • Analyzes Test Results; assists with troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis; validates system design.
  • Develops test plans, including test scenarios, test objectives, quality criteria and measurement techniques.
  • Supports the Configuration / Change Management groups, as necessary, to ensure smooth transition of code through the lifecycle.
  • Oversees workflow and work distribution within testing area; coordinates activities to meet service levels.
  • Validates acceptance criteria for testing phase; maintains knowledge of business unit processes / products to ensure application adheres to functional and quality requirements.
  • Provides guidance on the usage of testing tool and development of test Scenario, test Objective, and test Case to Levels I and II Testing Specialists.
  • Participates in depth analysis and development of new or revised standards, methodologies, and processes within Testing; develops training material, as necessary.

Physical Actions    Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.   

Physical Environment    Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.   

Education Requirements     Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience  

Experience Requirements   

  • Ability to critically analyze both business and functional requirements, create risk based test plans as well as detailed test cases/scripts from these.
  • Responsible for creating QA ROMs from high level requirements.
  • Able to analyze status reports and metrics as well as utilize them to make testing and process decisions.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in an onshore-offshore model.
  • Familiar and experience in using testing and agile tools such as: ALM, Rally, Selenium and UFT.
  • Experience with SQL (simple and complex queries).
  • Understanding of P&C Insurance.
  • Testing in Guidewire Policycenter.
  • Experienced with Agile methodology.


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