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Armonk, NY, US

iptiQ Quality Assurance Intern


iptiQ Quality Assurance Intern 

About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?



About the role:

We are looking for an energetic and technology savvy student to join our life insurance start-up unit. The role will support our quality assurance business team to create and execute test plans and document testing changes and new functionalities made to our life insurance sales platform. We work on short release timelines, as a result you would quickly see the changes you work on rolled out to a live environment. You would be testing through manual entry and leveraging tools and automation.


You will be responsible to:

  • Create test plans;
  • Execute test cases;
  • Use appropriate tools for testing execution;
  • Update automated testing scripts under guidance from team members;
  • Thoroughly document testing results;
  • Identify and document testing defects;
  • Proactively manage testing efforts end-to-end; and
  • Document platform changes.


About the team and iptiQ:

Are you looking to gathering a first working experience in a start-up environment? This job offers an exciting opportunity to support the New Business Operations Shared Services team to support running the life insurance sales operations of iptiQ. You will work with a diverse team committed to delivering services to iptiQ's wide variety of clients. We put the consumer experience at the heart of everything we do. Our objective is to deliver a seamless experience during the sales process of our life insurance products, both to our end customers, as well as to our partners.


iptiQ is a start-up unit within Swiss Re, established to provide life insurance protection solutions directly to consumers. We deliver the coordination, infrastructure and competences that are key to driving forward this new business. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is "now life is easier for everyone". For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust. Every day we are committed to this purpose working with our partners and clients.


About you:

  • You are a Bachelor or Master student with primary degree in Science, Engineering, Technology
  • You have programming experience to develop, test and debug basic code
  • You are resourceful in overcoming barriers to achieve objectives
  • You demonstrate a creative mind set with a strong interest in new technologies
  • You enjoy learning how to use new tools
  • You are hands-on and a problem-solver
  • You effectively communicate business issues, objectives and scope
  • You are detailed oriented and take pride in delivering high quality results


Duration of internship: June 1- August 20, 2020



Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


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