Software Tester

Topeka, Kansas, United States


Position: Software Tester

Location: Topeka, KS

Job Description:

Complete testing of software applications to ensure a quality product is delivered to internal and external clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop test approaches and test plans to test application enhancements and changes against documented business requirements, in a manner which results in a high quality solution meeting the functional and non-functional requirements of the end user

• Execute and document test approach, test plans, and scenarios

• Work closely with designers, developers, and business SMEs to effectively assure delivery of a quality project

• Support continuous improvement of team quality management practices, such as defect management, integration testing, and testing automation

• Act as test lead for multiple projects at once

• Independently test multiple applications with minimal supervision

• Independently run projects through the QAS lifecycle with minimal supervision

• Coordinate test plans with multiple testers

• Communicate directly with clients

• Create high level metrics and reporting for clients


• A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or a related field; or a high school education and equivalent work experience in business analysis, software testing or application development

• 5+ years’ of software testing experience

• 2+ years’ of professional experience in the annuities and life products industries

• 5+ years’ experience developing testing artifacts, such as test plans and test cases

• Practice with user-centered design and usability testing

• Experience working with a software development life cycle (SDLC) methodology

• Experience operating within teams using the Agile SCRUM process

• Experience with test driven or behavior driven development practices

• Advanced SQL abilities

• Intermediate with service call testing

• Intermediate with writing/testing XML

• Intermediate with Selenium

• Basic knowledge of PC, client/server, and network environments

• Microsoft PC software experience (i.e., Excel, Word, Access and Project)

• Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.

• Act as test lead for multiple projects in different phases of the SDLC

• Coordinate test plans with multiple testers and communicate directly with clients

• Create test data matrix and testing risk analysis artifacts

• Experience in end to end testing

• CTFL or other professional testing designation

• Create in depth metrics and analyze that data for trends and improvement opportunities


• FLMI or other industry- or field-related designations

• Experience with testing automation and writing of test scripts

• Experience with JAVA and .NET


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