QA Manual Tester (Contract to Hire)

Morristown, NJ

Company Description

Fulcrum Logic (www.fulcrumlogic.com). It is a CMMi Level 3 fast growing software-services Company with recognized reputation in providing complete range of creative solutions to large corporations.

We are quartered in Short Hills, New Jersey with Offices and development centers in  Berkshire, Reading UK, Ireland, Mumbai & Pune India.

Job Description

Title: Sr. QA Manual Tester

Location: Morristown NJ

Duration: 6 Months Contract to Hire


Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or related experience


Essential Experience:

  • 7+ years QA testing
  • Must have Property and Casualty Insurance experience.
  • Experience with billing systems
  • Experience working as a lead preffered. 


Desired Experience:

  • Experience with underwriting, premiums and policy administration systems


Position Description:

The Quality Assurance Engineer with 5 years of hands-on QA experience requires an in-depth understanding of the SDLC and QA processes and procedures for manual testing.

As a QA Engineer, you will be responsible for creating test plans, creating test cases and test data, coordinating interface testing, controlling code deployments to the testing environment, and working with on-shore and off-shore development teams, business analysts, project managers, management, business users, and stakeholders.


Responsibilities Include:

•Participating in business requirements walkthrough meetings and providing feedback

•Reviewing business requirements and technical documents with a focus on creating test scripts/data and identifying documentation gaps

•Creating functional test scripts

•Creating integration and end to end test scripts

•Creating a test plan and managing to the plan

•Testing the functionality of the application  and its subsystems including regression and negative testing

•Discovering, maintaining, and tracking defects, generating defect reports, attending defect meetings and providing defect retest results and follow-ups

•Creating and maintaining test execution and defect metrics

•Reporting test and work status to management and project teams

•Adhering to all documented procedures with respect to the QA policies and procedures and audit guidelines

•Providing functional support and QA subject matter expertise

•Coordinating code turnovers to the testing environments and ensuring release contents are documented

•Reviewing and supporting all QA deliverables

•Providing testing estimates  including options to reduce testing times

•Communicating with the QA Lead/Manager daily  to resolve questions, issues, and to report progress

•Ensuring successful and complete testing of the release

•Coordinating QA sign-off  for assigned projects with the QA Manager and assisting in release go/no go decisions

•Supporting verification of a software release when it is deployed to production

•Observing all test standards, processes and industry best practices aligned with compliance guidelines and IT goals

•Managing testing environments


Required Skills and Abilities:

•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree or experience

•+7 years QA test experience

•+3 years experience with P&C Billing Systems

•+3 years experience in Property and Casualty Insurance (commercial or personal lines)

•Experience utilizing formal QA methodologies, standards, best practices, processes and/or procedures

•Must be a self starter with a proven ability to multi-task

•Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

•Must possess analytical and problem solving skills

•Must be results oriented

•Must possess strong testing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills  (written and verbal)


Desired Experience:

•Experience with interfaces - monitoring, problem resolution, balance and controls

•Possess strong knowledge of formal development methodologies (SDLC, SCRUM, RUP)

•Experience with data feeds, file transmissions, and systems running on multiple platforms:  Web, Web Services, Client/Server, IBM Mainframe, batch, AS/400, VAX, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, .NET, Java, VB, Informatica


Balakumar Mohan

Talent Acquisition Group

Fulcrum Logic

Transforming Global Trends into Business Value

Tel: 973-379-3050 (Ext.:7353)

Fax: 973-379-3266

Email: balakumar_mohan@fulcrumlogic.com

URL: www.fulcrumlogic.com

Additional Information

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