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Boston, MA, US

Software Engineer in Test

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.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ 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.



About the role 


As Experienced Lead QA 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.   


About You


  • 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 


About the team 


We are a fast growing unit, established to deliver innovative protection solutions sold directly to consumers through a wide distribution channels. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competencies that are key to driving forward this new business, working closely with our partners and clients.  


Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is to "provide protection solutions as they should be". This means delivering solutions consumers feel good about buying and we feel good about selling.  


Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees and customer experience. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best in white label insurance products in the world. 


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.


Reference Code: 108810 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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