Software Tester

Topeka, Kansas, United States


Job Description:

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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