• Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/24/2019 9:07 PM)
    Job ID
    25893
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Technology
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

     

    This position consists of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, risk assessment, data analysis and testing of enterprise Data Warehouses, Data Marts, and system data integrations. 

     

    The person who applies for this position should have strong oral and written communication skills; be an accelerated learner; have strong problem-solving skills; have excellent analytical and critical-thinking skills; have a high level of attention to detail while maintaining focus on strategic goals;  be a systems-thinker; be a creative-thinker; value correctness; have strong planning and organizing skills and have the ability to meet deadlines. This person should be a strong self-starter, balanced with a desire to achieve team goals and drive continuous improvement.

    Responsibilities

    • Creates and executes various testing documentation (including plans, conditions and scripts) based on technical and user requirements:
    • Writes and maintains test automation.
    • Tests software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects and / or system performance including scalability and load testing.
    • Performs regression testing.
    • Ensures adequate product testing, in accordance with established standards and requirements, prior to implementation.
    • Maintains Test Script Library and / or performance test results.
    • Identifies and resolves problems in areas of test development / management.
    • Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations.
    • Exhibits strong business knowledge and builds strong customer relationships.

    Qualifications

    • Contributes to the development of project plans and timelines
    • Collaborates effectively with customers, peers, and other IT groups
    • Advise manager and lead of risks, issues, and concerns
    • Attend project meetings and/or team meetings
    • Learn new software tools and skills as needed and provide recommendations on how to incorporate as applicable
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance to team members on QA best practices
    • Creates and executes various testing documentation
    • Utilizes understanding of data systems & objects as well as SQL to perform data validations against a variety of data warehouses and data marts
    • Tests data to ensure integrity and fitness for use
    • Performs data analysis and root cause analysis of issues
    • Creates automated solutions for producing/managing test data and performing system validations
    • Performs regression testing
    • Maintains Test Automation and Test scripts
    • Maintains and develops business knowledge and customer relationships
    • Execute test plans based on appropriate coverage for the functionality being delivered
    • Works on small, medium and large size projects with varying levels of complexity
    • Performs other duties as assigned

     Qualifications

    • We know from experience that not ticking every box on the skills sections stops many from applying. You should apply regardless of your self-assessment because we want to hear from you.
    • Being okay with the uncomfortable feeling that comes from learning new things
    • Being prepared to speak up when what you say might be unpopular
    • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrable ability to research problems and break them into discrete parts
    • Understanding of QA processes, standards, and templates
    • Ability to implement QA processes, standards, and templates, as needed
    • Experience with SOA, Web Services and integration a plus
    • Experience with database design and modeling
    • Highly proficient in relational data base tools, including SQL
    • NoSQL experience a plus
    • Experience in Data Warehousing, Integration, Data Mapping
    • Experience in Informatica Power Center and/or DVO a plus
    • Automated testing experience a plus
    • Shell scripting a plus
    • Linux a plus
    • Development background or experience in a programming language a plus
    • Excellent organization and time management skills
    • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Knowledge in Excel
    • Demonstrates strong technical aptitude/skills
    • Ability to self-manage and stay on track with commitments; resourceful in solving problems and removing impediments
    • Ability to think creatively, champion new ideas and challenge the status quo
    • Adaptable and effectively cope with rapidly changing business landscape
    • Commercial Insurance experience, a plus
    • The ability and desire to quickly learn any of the above that you don’t already know

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