QA Analyst II at Vertafore

| Greater Denver Area
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Job Description

Employees in this role design and implement test plans to ensure that software functions as expected to meet or exceed customer's standards.

As a Vertafore QA Analyst II, you will be instrumental in Vertafore's ongoing success within the insurance industry. Our QA Analysts work with our development teams, focusing on the providing the best products for our valued customers. This is a fast paced, ever changing environment. We continually challenge ourselves to exceed objectives, remove barriers, meet crucial deadlines, and maintain multiple projects, all while pioneering ways for efficiency with a team player attitude. If you have a passion for product quality, love technology, and enjoy thinking outside the box, you're who we are looking for.

Core requirements and responsibilities:

  • Identifies functional risk and how it applies to test planning and test case creation
  • Assesses risk for business/customer impact
  • Communicates risks that are not mitigated through testing to Senior QA Analyst
  • Provides input on user acceptance criteria
  • Prioritizes risk and test cases with review by peers and seniors
  • Provides feedback to software engineers on features or changes and usability metrics to enhance the user experience
  • Reviews test scenarios, test plans, and test cases and provides feedback to ensure coverage of specific features or aspects of the product according to requirements and user acceptance criteria
  • Writes and checks own test cases for quality and submits test cases for review
  • Conducts systems set-up, and maintains test environments (varies by product)
  • Completes manual front-end user testing of features or aspects of products according to test plan; identifies opportunities for automation
  • Participates in code reviews and communicates with software engineers and software engineers in test to ensure front-end test coverage based on their code changes
  • Identifies bugs or defects, troubleshoots issues, and verifies bug fixes; communicates risks and escalates potential issues that inhibit a quality user experience
  • Opens bugs based on issues found during testing and troubleshooting
  • Contributes to triage sessions to help resolve bugs or defects in new code or during production; investigates customer requests as needed
  • Documents test cases, test results, and release notes (as applicable); contributes to internal documentation throughout release cycle
  • Provides feedback on, uses, and updates documentation on user stories and work items
  • Contribute to test automation scripts

     

    Other job duties assigned by your manager

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to manage a broad range of deliverables in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to comprehend documentation clearly and effectively
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical - technical aptitude for developing automation

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred
  • Detail oriented; demonstrated ability to handle multiple strategic projects and priorities with efficiency and accuracy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • An inherent drive to solve problems, collaborate with others and mentor team members
  • Strong presentation, verbal and written skills as proven with well-written technical, project, client and related communications and presentations
  • Basic understanding of OOP coding concepts
  • Knowledge of Insurance Industry
  • Experience with CA Agile (Rally), SAFe, qTest

     

    Additional Requirements and Details:

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time
  • Located and working from an office location
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds
  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.)
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing

 

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

 

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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