Associate QA Developer in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Location: Lincoln, RI (Corporate Information Systems)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,800 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Our office in Lincoln, RI is seeking an Associate Quality Assurance Developer who will use tools or create technical solutions to perform validation activities on a variety of efforts. An Associate QA Developer is expected to build a foundation of good QA practices and technical skills that allow them to identify and effectively communicate possible quality issues or improvement opportunities.


Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Builds technical and application expertise, including the use of existing and emerging technologies, tools, programming, and technology concepts
• Develops or configures tool or system based solutions for the purpose of ensuring high quality applications and systems
• Creates test strategies, approaches, test scenarios and test ideas with clear intent
• Provides project stakeholders with information relevant to or intended to influence decisions that will positively impact the quality of application development delivery
• Reviews business requirements, stories, system designs, and may seek to understand all facets related to application development activities
• May oversee and guide vendor resources performing similar work
• May provide application developers with feedback during reviews or assistance with enhanced unit testing
• Ensures that all application solutions meet or exceed standards, user requirements and acceptable levels of quality
• Identifies risks, issues, potential defects, or defects in any phase of the project life cycle, managing them through closure
• May be called upon to handle other duties as needed


Job Requirements:

• Minimum of 1 year of experience in test automation or application development
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or engineering from an accredited college or university or other bachelor’s degree with equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred.
• Proficient computer skills, including knowledge of programming and industry prevalent testing utilities
• Effectively communicates, in written and verbal formats


Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.

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