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Application Test Specialist III – Claims Financial Data Application Test Specialist

Woodland Hills, California
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 190001O8
  
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Job Summary   
Develops test plans to include Test Scenarios, Objectives, test Cases and data, as well as quality criteria and measurement techniques; validates acceptance criteria and ensures application adheres to quality and functional requirements; provides guidance on the development of test plans and usage of testing tools to Levels I and II Testing Specialist; oversees workflow and work distribution within testing area and meeting of departmental service levels; reviews test results and performs root cause analysis and troubleshooting to address issues; conducts in depth analysis of testing processes and methodologies and develops new/revised standards, as necessary. 
  
Essential Job Functions   
  • Develops, documents, executes, and maintains technical test Cases and test data; Utilizes testing tools, as required.
  • May include Integration, System, Regression, Performance / Stress / Volume.
  • Analyzes system and business requirements for testability Reports status of test plan execution through defect logs / defect tracking system.
  • Ensures that acceptance criteria are met.
  • Assists with resolution of environmental issues; supports application development, implementation, and user training activities, as required.
  • Analyzes Test Results; assists with troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis; validates system design.
  • Develops test plans, including test scenarios, test objectives, quality criteria and measurement techniques.
  • Supports the Configuration / Change Management groups, as necessary, to ensure smooth transition of code through the lifecycle.
  • Assists in training of other Testing Specialists.
  • Oversees workflow and work distribution within testing area; coordinates activities to meet service levels.
  • Validates acceptance criteria for testing phase; maintains knowledge of business unit processes / products to ensure application adheres to functional and quality requirements.
  • Provides guidance on the usage of testing tool and development of test Scenario, test Objective, and test Case to Levels I and II Testing Specialists.
  • Participates in depth analysis and development of new or revised standards, methodologies, and processes within Testing; develops training material, as necessary. 
Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience. 
  
Experience Requirements: 
  • Level III: 4 years of experience in various application testing capacities or 2 years as Technical Testing Specialist Level II. 
  • Strong understanding of mainframe application development, maintenance and testing.
  • Strong understanding of data integration and ETL methodologies with Informatica Power Center.
  • Strong expertise with advanced SQL on Oracle / DB2 / Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Proficient in COBOL, Eztrieve, QMF/SPUFI, BETA91, CA7, ENDEAVOR or similar version control tools.
  • Experience in working with multiple SI partners and an onsite-offshore model.
  
Special Skill Requirement:
  • Good written and oral skills on local language.
  • Experience in Shell Scripting on UNIX operating systems and automation, preferred.
  • Experience with reporting tools like Tableau or Business Objects is a plus.
  • Financial Services / Insurance domain background, preferred.
 
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
 
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Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 03/09/2019