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Boston, MA, US

Quality Assurance Engineer

 

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

 

As a Quality Assurance engineer for iptiQ Americas, you will be working on several key Testing initiatives, leveraging testing frameworks and tools like Selenium, Cucumber, Citrus and SoapUI. Providing Leadership to the testing team and ensuring the team effectively delivers. Works with other teams to optimize all testing, enhance efficiency in testing and improve the software quality for the overall organization. You will be working very closely with the business partners and external solution vendors

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Design and develop manual test cases based on business requirements.
  • Participate Test Case Review sessions
  • Participate in Test Strategy sessions
  • Able to generate test data as required for project testing  
  • Understands key daily reporting elements needed for stakeholders and partners
  • Review defects and host defect triage calls as required
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis sessions
  • Work close with QA team, ensuring that activities of the team are aligned with related functions and initiatives.
  • Participate on continuous improvement efforts within the QA organization & Research and evaluate new testing technologies and tools. 

 

 

Technical Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 2 years overall experience for the execution and control of the all aspects of testing.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with any testing automation tools.
  • Experience with various testing methodologies.
  • Experience with Tools such as SoapUI Pro / Ready API or Postman
  • Experience with Test management tools like Jira, Microsoft Test Case Management tools.
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS, NoSQL, XSD/JSON Schema validation
  • Understanding of Defect tracking system
  • Working understanding of troubleshooting
  • Experience working in agile/scrum environment and working knowledge of Agile tools.
  • Experience in leveraging on-shore / off-shore staffing for QA activities.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline using Azure for continuous build as a plus.

 

Other Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / MIS or relevant work experience
  • Experience working in insurance or life insurance space a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
  • Strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and execute through ambiguity
  • Ability to travel as needed

 

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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