QA Guidewire/Policy & Claim center

  • Date Posted Jul 4, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14797

Do you have a strong technical testing background, the ability to define effective test strategies and the ability to understand highly complex architectures? We have an exciting opportunity for you…

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a QA Guidewire/Policy & Claim center who will be responsible for defining and executing the testing and QA processes used in the infrastructure group from smoke testing through final acceptance testing. The position requires a dedicated, driven individual who can identify issues, analyze problems and propose solutions independently of management guidance. The type of person suitable for this role is someone who has experience in QA and Automation. The ideal candidate is someone who is analytical and data-driven, has the ability to run test jobs and has experience in testing accounting systems, Financial reporting and Guidewire Policy Centers.


  • Define and execute an automation strategy working with external groups
  • Execute QA processes on all Engineering projects with direction from a team manager
  • Ensure we meet deliverable deadlines without compromising the quality of the deliverables
  • Establish a culture of quality and testing within the ITS group
  • Work with our Customer base to understand their needs and ensure the team delivers high-quality products that meet end-user requirements
  • Ensure that the test scripts are complete, executable, reusable and maintainable
  • Responsible for setting standards for scripting and the environment that best suit the production
  • Responsible to ensure that all planned activities are implemented, executed and completed in accordance with the planned timeline
  • Responsible for progress reporting and ensuring that problems and issues are raised for prompt corrective action
  • Manage short-term & long-term objectives and effectively scope projects within schedule constraints
  • Work with other QA teams, Business Analysts and Solution Analysts to validate requirements and incorporate the requirements for the design and development of the automation test scripts
  • Attend QA team meetings and articulate any concerns and findings as well as report those concerns using standard problem reporting tools
  • Participate in test strategy, test estimation and planning discussions
  • Candidate must be able to read Requirement Specification documents and produce Test Plans and Test Cases.

Desired skill set:

  • 5+ years of experience in Financial Reporting and Financial Management
  • 5+ years of experience with data time-bound workflows and the ability to understand data flow logic
  • 5 years of experience in developing detailed test cases using requirements and other application documentation
  • 5 years of expertise with Jira
  • Degree preferably in Financial Accounting or Maths

Nice to have:

  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Insurance
  • Working knowledge of Guidewire Policy and Claims Centre

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