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Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

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2017-1578
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1
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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
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8/16/2017
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Project Management Office
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Overview:

UFG can offer you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially-stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. UFG was named to the “2016 Top Workplaces” list by The Des Moines Register, and was also included on the Forbes’ America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” list for both 2015 and 2016. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

 

UFG is looking for a Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to join our growing organization. This position will play a critical role in the review, design, development and modification of our automated testing environment. This position requires a critical thinker with strong technical skills who can thrive in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist the quality assurance team in ensuring that software quality is maintained throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Work closely with the QA Manager to define automation strategy and processes. Design and develop automated testing over multi-tiered platforms.
  • Responsible for creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts.
  • Testing the software to ensure all requirements are thoroughly tested and that current functionality is not compromised.
  • Minimize the chance of software being implemented with unknown bugs.

 

 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in IT Quality Assurance, Software Testing.
  • P&C Insurance experience desirable.
  • Certified or working towards an ISTQB – Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer certification is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in building multi-tier test frameworks and continuous integration is desirable.
  • Extensive knowledge of various test automation tools and open-source frameworks
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming, design and debugging skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many disciplines and with varying degrees of business and technical experience
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage multiple priorities and work under deadlines
  • Basic skills in MS Office, especially Word and Excel


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