Test Lead - Guidewire Claim Center

Job Title: Test Lead - Guidewire Claim Center
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Salary: US$90 - US$110 per annum
REF: OJATESTSC2019_1569440221
Contact Name: Joe Southgate
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Test Lead (Guidewire Claim Center) - Columbia - Full-Time

We are seeking a seasoned Test Lead who has proven experience in migration of Data and Documents.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage testing efforts of data migration project(s)
  • Review all testing deliverables produced by FTE/Vendor staff
  • Manage communication, collaboration and co-operation amongst FTE/Vendor staff
  • Work with leads of Business, DEV and Operations teams to manage dependencies and risks pertaining to project's testing efforts
  • Provide timely testing metrics and data points to key project stakeholders in support of informed decision-making process
  • Learn and build a strong knowledge base in IT application Claim Center 8/9
  • Support setup of Test Framework, Practices, Guides, Templates and setup governance controls to ensure compliance by vendors and project teams
  • Support Operations and Improvement initiatives of Testing Practice
  • Create project specific Test Strategy by referring to Data Migration Master Test Strategy
  • Collaborate with FTE/Vendor staff to estimate Testing Efforts and create a Test Plan
  • Collaborate with PM/PMO to integrate Test Plan into overall Project Plan
  • Evaluate and on-board FTE/Vendor testing staff for project
  • Communicate, Collaborate and Co-ordinate day to day testing activities byFTE/Vendor staff
    • Requirements gathering and analysis
    • Test scenario/cases creation
    • Automated test script creation
    • Review test scenarios/cases/scripts
    • Execute test scenarios/cases/scripts
    • Analyse test execution results
    • Report observations and/or defects
    • Own defect lifecycle management
    • Create test status reports
  • Create and socialize project's testing metrics and dashboards
  • Conduct Domain, Application and Testing trainings, workshop sessions for FTE/Vendor Staff
  • Create project testing's lessons learned/retrospective documentation
  • Identify gaps in current testing processes, practices and take corrective actions
  • Encourage and support innovation to improve testing effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Attend internal/external training/certification sessions to up-skill domain and technical knowledge
  • Determine required outcomes for learning or development, as per the strategies and agreed career pathways
  • Mentor assigned practitioners and evaluates their achievements and enhanced capabilities
  • Adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing priorities, and able to deal with frequent changes, delays and/or unexpected events
  • In addition to the above key responsibilities, you may be required to undertake other duties from time to time as the Company may reasonably require

Key Skills/Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Testing experience with 2+ years in Lead position.
  • 4+ years of Insurance domain experience.
  • 2-4 years of hands-on experience with Guidewire Claim Center 8/9.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related.
  • STLC and deep understanding of all testing types (Functional and Non-Functional).
  • Hands on experience with Test Automation using Selenium, UFT, ReadyAPI/Soap UI and Performance testing using LoadRunner.
  • RDBMS concepts and ability to write SQL Queries.
  • Must have experience in Insurance domain and applications.
  • Must have experience with Claim Center 8/9 application.
  • Must have experience creating and executing test strategy around migration projects (data and document).
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed teams (Onsite-Offshore-Nearshore)
  • QTP and/ or Selenium, ReadyAPI and/or Soap UI and LoadRunner.
  • Working both independently and collaboratively with various teams and global stakeholders (Business, Analysts/ Architects/ Support/ Development / Business) in waterfall/agile environments.
  • Creating and presenting project metrics to management.

If interested, please respond with an updated resume.