Quality Assurance / Project Management Associate #80618

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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

 

The QA Senior Associate will be responsible for the Quality Assurance (QA) of Application design, as well as the development of complex applications using standard QA tools and methodologies. S/he will be responsible for quality advocacy, planning, implementation, testing and validation, and quality reporting across multiple large-scale design and development projects.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Accountable for the overall quality of projects in which s/he participates
  • Ability to lead all QA activities on a project and serve as the QA Project Manager
  • 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 the PMO and Senior Management 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
  • May also be responsible for small projects or initiatives as well as associated business analysis

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • College degree and/or prior practical experience (5-7 years) in the areas of systems design/analysis, Project Management and 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 back-end testing and automated test tools (ex. HP Mercury Interactive suite)
  • Experience with Agile Framework
  • PM Experience and/or related certification
  • Flexibility and ability to wear multiple hats (PM, BA, QA)

 

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
  • Familiarity with Defect Tracking Tool (JIRA)
  • Strong skills in Database Testing and thorough knowledge in SQL/PL*SQL
  • Experience in working with various databases like Oracle and SQLSERVER

 

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