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  • Quality Assurance Analyst

    Location Name MO, Chesterfield - 14755 North Outer Forty
    ID
    2018-1843
    Date Posted
    2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Company
    Midwest Employers Casualty
    Primary Location
    US-MO-Chesterfield
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Company Details

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    Midwest Employers Casualty (MEC) is a Chesterfield, MO based insurance carrier. We help companies understand and mitigate their risk for work comp injuries and get employees severely injured on the job the care they need. Our local IT department develops and maintains the systems which support all key business functions from underwriting and claims management to predictive analytics.  

     

    MEC has a friendly, results-focused work environment. We seek employees who take initiative, are quick to adapt, dependable and like working as part of a team.

     

    Our ideal candidate is someone who isn’t afraid to try something new, wants exposure to carrying out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements. Someone with a passion for resolving problems through analysis and quality improvements would be a great fit for this position.

    Responsibilities

    What you will do:

    • Deliver quality
      • Develop and establish quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles.
      • Conduct internal audits to measure and assure adherence to established QA standards for software development, application integration, and information system performance, and corresponding documentation.

     

    • Perform analysis
      • Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in IT systems and projects across the organization.
      • Analyze documentation and technical specifications of any new application under deployment or consideration to determine its intended functionality.
      • Analyze formal test results in order to discover and report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws.

     

    • Relationship management
      • Collaborate with software/systems personnel in application testing, such as system, unit, regression, load, and acceptance testing methods.
      • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.
      • Make recommendations for improvement of applications to programmers and software developers or engineers.

     

    • Tools and languages
      • C#, .Net framework, Visual Studio, TFS, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, ASP.NET MVC.

     

    • Exposure
      • Create and execute test plans and scripts that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications.
      • Ensure that testing activities allow applications to meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify existing or potential issues.
      • Assist in the development of change control processes, practices, and guidelines for new and existing technologies.
      • Participate in developing, distributing, and coordinating in-depth end-user reviews for modified and new systems or applications.
      • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices.

    Qualifications

    • Problem solving—able to understand the underlying opportunity and quickly deliver quality technical and SDLC improvement solutions.
    • Persistence—test it, analyze it, improve it --make it shine.
    • Commitment to maintainability—an aversion to spaghetti code.
    • Accountability—willing to take ownership of tasks and hold team members accountable for their commitments.
    • Attitude—positive, team-oriented, approachable, welcomes feedback.

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