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Sr. IT Quality Assurance Test Analyst

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4598

Job Description:

Sr. IT Quality Assurance Test Analyst

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to IT Quality Assurance Test leadership, this position will be assigned to one or more prioritized project efforts for business-facing and/or customer-facing applications utilizing various technologies (i.e. web-based, mobile, client/server).  The goal of this position is to utilize software Quality Assurance/Quality Control best practices, as well as, team collaborative efforts to produce a superior software experience to the end user prior to and concluding a Production implementation.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Demonstrate advanced understanding and ownership around the following competencies:

 

  • Technical Aptitude around system interoperability procedures. This may include:
    • using intermediate to complex SQL DML commands to create, store, retrieve, modify and/or delete data in a database.
    • understanding system Business Intelligence and ETL data transformation techniques (data models, SSIS, SOA, Micro Services, Job execution, etc.).
  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and its phases utilizing various methodologies (i.e. Traditional, Scrum, Hybrid, etc.). This may include: Requirements Gathering, Design, Development, Testing (QA/UAT), Production Readiness, Post-Production Implementation and Post-Production Monitoring.
  • Software Testing Lifecycle (STLC) and its phases utilizing various methodologies (i.e. Traditional, Scrum, Hybrid, etc.). This may include: Test Planning (Requirements Analysis, Effort Leveling), Test Design (Test Plan(s), Test Case(s), Test Data, Requirements Traceability), Test Execution, Defect Triage, Status Reporting, UAT Support and Production implementation support.
  • Testing types (e.g. White Box vs. Grey Box vs. Black Box testing, Functional vs. System Integration testing, Regression testing, etc…)
  • Aptitude around test automation and Continuous Integration/Continuous Development practices by creating and executing scripts, as well as, reporting results.
  • Flexibility in learning new products and technologies quickly, as well as, the versatility to move across platforms and/or applications as needed.
  • Ability to own project assignments and meet deadlines while working independently, as well as, in a group setting.
  • Identify, communicate and implement service improvement opportunities.

 

Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Demonstrate aptitude around the following:

 

  • Database management tools (Microsoft SQL Server Mgmt. Studio, Oracle SQL Developer, etc.)
  • API/Web Service testing tools (i.e. SoapUI, Postman, etc.)
  • ETL/Data Warehousing tools (Informatica PowerCenter, SQL Server Integration Services, etc.)
  • Working in a Traditional (Waterfall), Agile (Scrum) or Hybrid environment.
  • Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Test management tools (i.e. Microsoft Test Manager/Test Hub, HP ALM, Jira, etc.)
  • Automated testing tools and processes (i.e. Selenium, Ranorex, etc.)
  • Programming languages (C#, Java, SQL (Microsoft, Oracle), etc.)
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong task prioritization skills.
  • Insurance industry experience a plus.
  • Salesforce exposure/experience a plus.
  • Bi-Lingual fluency (Spanish) a plus

 

Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Seven (7) or more years of responsible experience in an Information Technology environment utilizing multiple subsystems, including at least seven (3) years of QA testing experience in a Senior or Lead role.

WORK CONDITIONS:

  • Infrequent travel required

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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