Bangalore, KA, IN

Associate QA Engineer


About Swiss Re


The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of Swiss Re is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


It is Swiss Re's ambition to become the leading data-driven risk knowledge company to help clients mitigate their risks. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional commercial insurance products and risk transfer solutions through a dedicated team of commercial insurance experts. Our solutions are broad, our expertise is deep. Therefore, information and technology are instrumental in building a respective data corpus and advanced analytics capabilities to enable this ambition. Likewise, our global IT/operating platform is a key enabler to access evolving digital markets and to align existing processes and capabilities with new digital business models and making core business capabilities more flexible and more efficient.


About the team


The International Business team was established to build business platform and end to end ecosystem for international insurance programs, that enables insurance brokers and carriers to manage and deliver structured and compliant international and cross-border programs from a single online platform, bringing simplicity and efficiency to our clients and intermediaries through innovative use of data and technology. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is innovative, consistent, easier to understand and reliable. A strong team is being built to achieve this ambitious technology and data driven business goals.


About the role


As QA engineer in the team, you will combine design thinking techniques, software development, networking skills, business domain know how and apply agile architecture principles to build high-quality applications.


Responsibilities include:


Be part of distributed team of QA engineers, driving the development and testing strategy

Work closely with the Product owners, business users and cross squad engineering teams to understand the problems by participating requirements gathering exercises and formulating acceptance criteria

Participating in technical design and specification reviews, and use this information to design test strategy and plans

Together with the development team you will be implementing test automation solutions and creating test cases supporting the quality our solution

Own testing all tiers of the product including UI, service and data layer.

Focus on developing test automation frameworks and are able to handle sophisticated test scenarios including external services.

Owning and driving quality initiatives and point out areas that require attention

Lead QA productivity through automation, tools, and other best practices.

Embrace the DevOps culture, automate everything and enable continuous delivery of secure and high-quality software, delivering valuable features at a very fast pace

Promote a culture of quality within the team and throughout the organization


About you


Are you passionate about software quality? Do you naturally obsess over details and believe that customers deserve the best? Bring your passion and dedication to this job, and there's no telling what you could accomplish. In this position, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with multi-functional engineering teams and hence being part of designing and building next generation systems for multinational international business!


1.Have a minimum of 2 years of proven experience in test automation

2.Have a good blend of manual and automation testing knowledge, are creative, can invent new ways to analyze, and foresee better products

3.Bring along experience in Selenium, Cucumber, REST-assured, JMeter, Locust or other open-source test automation frameworks or k to learn and adapt quickly.

4.Good experience in manual and automation testing

5.Understand the principles of REST, modern authentication principles such as OAuth2 and OIDC and can handle these technologies in your automation frameworks

6.Have demonstrable ability to use Java, SQL and general database utilities to configure and manipulate automated test scripts and compare baseline and test execution outputs

7.Seek for an efficient test pyramid setup to satisfy the fast feedback loop required in agile software delivery

8.Have excellent communication skills are important

9.Have strong analytical skills, and take on problems in a structured way, joining your own creative ideas and those of others. You can d this on an abstract level and engage in detail to make sure      ideas are realistic and pragmatic

10. Knowledge of P&C primary insurance and insurance regulatory requirements in software development is a big plus.

      Proficient in English


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


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 risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.


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