Senior QA – Cloud Assurance
Guidewire's Cloud Assurance team is looking for a smart, proactive, and results-oriented senior QA engineer, to join a growing global team at the forefront of Guidewires move to the cloud.
What we do?
Our customers are insurance companies, and insurance software is surprisingly complex, mission-critical to the business, difficult to get right, and actually a lot of fun to work on. We provide a Guidewire Cloud platform based on three elements: core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement (or “core,” “data,” and “digital” for short), which provides our customers with the freedom to accelerate their business, and an ability to engage and empower their customers, agents, and employees.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Testing Engineer that can help us build leverageable automation frameworks and roll up their sleeves to help us test our customer implementations quickly, efficiently, and accurately. You will work as part of a global Guidewire testing team that will own the design, development, and maintenance of an automated and manual testing frameworks. Furthermore, you will work closely with our customers and technical consultants to ensure code developed works as designed.
You will have the opportunity to work directly with some of the largest insurance companies all over the world. We work in lean, empowered, and collaborative teams that communicate daily with our customers and allow us to focus on solving complex technical challenges. You'll work alongside and learn from intelligent colleagues while also having opportunities to demonstrate your own leadership skills and mentor other junior colleagues. We have a strong culture and a reputation for technical excellence within the industry and are looking for a skilled and motivated senior testing engineer to help grow this.
Successful senior testing engineers at Guidewire typically are:
- Passionate about solving complex technical problems and working with some of the biggest financial services companies across the world
- Focused on advocating for and creating good quality test cases that that follows industry standard best practice
- Able to take ownership of the hands-on development effort related to manual and automated testing required for customer deployments
- Curious and have internal motivation to constantly improve
- Confident communicators, with the comfort level to speak their mind and defend ideas based on merit, yet have humility and hunger to learn from others
- Experienced leaders with an ability to mentor and inspire more junior team members
What are we looking for?
- BSc in Computer Science or equivalent from third level institution
- Proven ability to lead a QA project from requirement analysis to meeting deadlines and releasing high quality code directly to a production environment
- Proven ability to assist with the strategy and framework design for a scalable, reusable, extendable, and robust automated testing framework that will serve as the foundation for quality assurance activity
- Experience working with internal development teams and customers to understand business objectives and functional requirements
- Extensive experience in designing and writing manual test scripts
- Ability to work independently within a team
- Ability to prioritize work effort based on a dynamic work environment
- Experience using a software defect tracking system, like JIRA
- Exposure to broad technical skills such as Object Oriented programming (JAVA or C#), relational databases (data modeling/SQL), web UI (design and development), XML, application architecture
The ideal candidate will share and be delighted by our core values: Collegiality, Integrity, and Rationality.
- Collegiality - We value strong teams. We work together as professional equals. We strive to continuously improve our processes and make realistic assumptions to maintain a reasonable work-life balance. We are trusted to manage our own time. We value ideas, not titles. We welcome and consider contrary opinions.
- Integrity - We insist on truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other in everything that we do.
- Rationality - We communicate through clear arguments. We decide carefully based on factual evidence. We like calm, systematic, thoughtful solutions. We believe in testing. We never assume that we're building software the "best" way, and constantly seek to improve our processes.
See and hear from our employees at https://careers.guidewire.com/
Who are we?
Guidewire exists to deliver the industry platform that P&C insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change—and to ensure that every customer succeeds in the journey. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business.
Guidewire InsurancePlatform is the P&C industry platform that unifies software, services, and partner ecosystem to power our customers’ business. InsurancePlatform provides the standard upon which insurers can engage their customers, optimize their operations, drive smart decisions, and innovate quickly. We are privileged to serve more than 350 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements—core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement—to enhance insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees.
Guidewire was honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as One of the Best Places to Work in 2019. Guidewire is a mid-sized company, headquartered in Foster City, CA, with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.guidewire.com.
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