Junior Actuarial QA Analysis


Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

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When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



This role is Hybrid and only requires 3 days a month in the office. 


The Junior Actuarial QA Analysis is responsible for ensuring illustration software testing is properly planned and executedfor changes

Key Responsibilities

  • Design test cases to efficiently test life insurance product functionality in the illustration software
  • Ensures test cases are traceable to business requirements
  • Modifies and runs actuarial test spreadsheets
  • Interfaces with automation team to implement test automation
  • Interfaces with other QA resources including internal User Interface and PDF.teams, as well as external QAresources source from 3rd party development firm
  • Executes tests to compare results with requirements, verifies test requirements, readiness, and identifies defects
  • Logs defects in defect tracking software. Facilitates the resolution of defect(s)
  • Working with the QM Data Analysts and the Test Data Management Shared Services, ensures test data integrityacross target systems
  • Contributes to writing and refining the test strategy
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from agents and internal business partners


Education / Training
Bachelor's degree preferred but not required

Previous Experience, Expected Skills and Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of Life Insurance products and product functionality
  • Strong excel skills
  • General understanding of IRC Section 7702 and 7702A
  • Strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with illustrations
  • Additional desirable skills include:
  • Actuarial science background
  • Experience with test and defect management tools
  • Ability to work across a spectrum of roles such as Release Management function and cross organizational TestLeads to effectively plan and execute testing
  • Working knowledge of the QA review and testing process, designing test scenarios, including understandingvarious testing techniques and tools, and technology impacts
  • Ability to decompose requirements into detailed test cases for test execution





Salary range: $85,000-$125,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



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 the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. 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.

Job Requisition ID: 88341




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