QA Analyst / Engineer


Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.




New York Life is seeking a passionate and skilled QA Analyst/Engineer to take their technical abilities to the next level within Insurance Solutions. This opportunity provides the right individual with a rewarding career working to provide Quality Assurance (QA) testing and coordinating testing while partnering with Business stake holders on complex applications using standard QA tools and methodologies.


The individual will be responsible for quality advocacy, planning, implementation, testing and validation, and quality reporting across multiple large-scale design and development projects.



  • Participate actively in the design and build phases of a given project and deliver high quality QA deliverables
  • Define the project/program QA strategy and execute the plan from start to finish
  • Provide project and/or release estimates for QA efforts and QA resource requirements
  • Manage and create test plans, execute test cases for system maintenance/project releases
  • Report status and provide recommendations on improving QA methodology and Test environments
  • Develop metrics and keep QA manager aware of potential quality risks
  • Set up project specific testing environments and coordinate defect tracking, reporting and resolution
  • Perform all QA activities using appropriate test tools, common routines & best practices to promote reusability
  • Work to enhance and/or design new automation frameworks to support more efficient testing
  • Perform risk assessment and apply test strategies/techniques to reduce risk without compromising quality
  • Interactively participate in release planning, sprint kick off, sprint review and retrospectives


Required Qualifications:

  • College degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred but not reqired
  • Practical experience (5-7 years) in Quality Assurance
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to be flexible, nimble, and act swiftly
  • Strong knowledge of Test Automation Frameworks
  • Experience in working with various databases like Oracle and SQLSERVER
  • Experience using Oracle TOAD and writing extensive SQL queries
  • Strong skills in Database Testing and thorough knowledge in SQL/PL*SQL
  • Experience in back-end testing and automated test tools (HP Mercury Interactive suite)
  • Experience in using defect management tools (PractiTest, QC, JIRA, iConnect)
  • Experience with Agile Framework


Desired Qualifications:

  • Selenium WebDriver (Java and C#/ .NET Framework) experience
  • Selenium Grid experience
  • SOAPUI – Web Services Automation and Testing experience
  • HP UFT – Web Automation and Testing experience




Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 84560




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