Application Quality Analyst/Tester - Expert

<strong>We&rsquo;re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children&rsquo;s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs. We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them. This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future.</strong>

Springfield, IL

Horace Mann

<p><strong>Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Illinois, teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we&rsquo;ve broadened our mission to helping all educators protect what they have today and prepare for a successful tomorrow.&nbsp; And with our broadened mission has come corporate growth:&nbsp; We serve more than 4,100 school districts nationwide, we&rsquo;re publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: HMN) and we have more than $12 billion in assets.</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children&rsquo;s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs.&nbsp; We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them.&nbsp; This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future. Our tailored offerings include special rates and benefits for educators.</strong></p> https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?d=ExternalCareerSite&c=1138841#/

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Solutions Delivery

Overview: <br />Senior-level role; operates autonomously, broad impact across multiple systems. Seen as an expert in test design and execution and leads the testing effort for strategic projects.
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Carry out procedures to ensure that all information technology solutions and services meet company quality standards and user requirements.</li> <li>Design and execute test plans, manual and automated test scripts, and test cases based on project requirements and objectives.</li> <li>Perform system, integration, functional, data validation, and performance testing as well as facilitate user acceptance testing.</li> <li>Utilize test automation tools and scripts, where feasible, to streamline test cycle execution.</li> <li>Utilize test management tools to document test plans and to report test results and defects.</li> <li>Work is primarily task-based testing and maintenance activities.</li> <li>Proactively provide status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information on a regular basis via stand-up meetings, 1-on-1 meetings, and/or impromptu occasions. <p>&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in a technology or engineering-related field, or equivalent experience.</li> <li>8+ years of software testing experience.</li> <li>Provides consultation as technical and system expert on key business systems.</li> <li>Expert knowledge of quality assurance processes and testing methodologies.</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of software development life cycle and project life cycle principles.</li> <li>Expert knowledge of test automation and test management tools.</li> <li>Mentor and coach others.</li> <li>QA professional certification (ISTQB, QAI)</li> <li><strong>Guidewire Application Testing (Policy Center, Billing Center, Claim Center)</strong></li> </ul>