Quality Assurance Associate #83386


Date: Mar 19, 2021

Location: White Plains, NY, 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.




We are seeking an experienced Quality Assurance professional to be part of the Portal Testing team within the Group Membership Association Department (GMAD). 

•Executes testing assignments and may provide oversight to the testing team, ensuring the team effectively delivers quality software. 

•Works with various team members to optimize testing, enhance efficiency in testing and improve software quality for Portal related releases. 

•Tester is responsible for assisting Testing Lead with all end-to-end testing activities.


Key Responsibilities 


•Facilitates testing related development activities, guiding testers, and asking questions to the development team regarding expected behavior related to Portal site updates.   

•Strong analytical ability to review Business Requirements and assist with developing test conditions.  

•Tracks key testing metrics and ensures regular and consistent communication of progress towards overall testing goals to the Testing manager.  

•Ensures that assigned test team members work together effectively and that the testing function is properly integrated across various systems. 

•Evaluate defects and attend meeting to discuss testing issues.  

•Has ability to follow test activities schedule for each release.

•Identify risks and mitigation steps. 

•Executes tests to compare results with requirements, verifies test requirements, readiness, and identifies defects.   

•Close partnership with developers to ensure proper identification of defect.  

•Supports Testing Manager to establish project baseline (schedule).   


Education / Training 


•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences/Engineering or equivalent education and related software testing training and experience in the financial services industry.  



Previous Experience   


•Experience in the insurance industry a plus. 

•Analysis of Business Requirements to develop Test Case Scenarios/Scripts. 

•Experience working with on and off-shore resources a plus. 


Required Skills / Knowledge 


•Possesses some knowledge and experience in testing in distributed and web-based environments.

•1-3 years’ experience. 

•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

•Advanced knowledge of common software testing procedures and methodologies.  

•Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. 

•Knowledge of Insurance Products a plus. 

•Collaborative but decisive personal style - highly effective communicator and problem solver. 

•Demonstrates skills in establishing and executing end to end testing in Agile Methodology. 

•Strong system integration testing and/or interface testing experience.  

•Some exposure to testing automation.

•Proficiency in testing tools/software, HTML, JAVA, Cucumber, Selenium, and JIRA.

•Knowledge of API Testing.

•Knowledge and experience on infrastructure changes is a big plus. 

•Excellent communication skills.


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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 83386




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