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IT Quality Analyst Senior | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  N/A
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3682

 

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.

 

What you do:

Responsible for test case creation and test execution for assigned projects. Coordinates and collaborates with QA Lead and Project team and contribute to successful delivery of projects in given timeline. Contributes to the overall uplift of the QA capability. May lead small to mid-size projects of diverse scope across functional areas or multiple systems. Leads and mentors QA resources, as appropriate.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship for employment visa (work authorization) status.

 

What you bring:

  • Pre-project: Provides support to QA lead in developing high-level estimates for project requests.
  • Requirements: Participate in Requirements sessions for projects. Review requirement documents and collaborate with QA lead, vendors and/or colleagues to provide inputs to test strategy and scope.
  • Test Planning: Provide inputs to QA lead to create detailed estimates for assigned projects. Collaborate with test resources to create test plan. Collaborate with the business and systems analysts for test scenario creation and review with QA lead and project resources. Create test cases and review with QA lead and project stakeholders.
  • Provide inputs to the business for UAT plans. Provide inputs for daily/weekly reports. Identify issues and risks and escalate to QA lead and/or project team.
  • Test Execution: Coordinate with teams to ensure test execution readiness, including cross-system dependencies.
  • Execute test plans and ensure daily/weekly status reports are communicated, including progress against milestones, issues and risks are identified and escalated to QA lead. Identifies issues and escalates, as appropriate.
  • Revise test cases for Change Requests. Complete and review test results document with stakeholders. Support UAT execution and defect management.
  • Test Closure & Monitoring: Participate in Post-Project review. Ensure regression test suites are updated.
  • Contributes to identify opportunities to uplift the QA capability through supporting change, innovation and automation improvements.

Requirements

  • 5+ years: SDLC (waterfall and/or agile) and Testing
  • Methodologies; QA methodologies for authoring and executing test suites from business and functional requirements.
  • 4-5 years-experience preferred: Quality Center, QTP & Rational suite test prod

Education

  • Four-year degree required Computer Science, Information Systems, and Bus. Administration or other related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Licenses/Certifications/Other
  • CSQA or equivalent required upon reaching certification eligibility requirement or ability to obtain within 360 days of employment for internal hires; external hires are required to obtain certification within 180 days of employment.

 

What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.

 

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.