Software Test Engineer II

  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Anoka, MN, United States

Job Description

Zurich is currently searching for a Software Test Engineer II to work out of our Anoka/Thurston, MN office.


The Software Test Engineer II will be responsible for:

  • Gathering documents and converting a variety of system, business and data requirements into testing deliverables utilizing automated tools as appropriate
  • Producing Test Plan including agreed code drop schedule
  • Reviewing the test coverage and test cases produced by the Test Analysts and as appropriate conducting walkthroughs with respective Business Stakeholders
  • Tracking, control and resolution of testing issues and queries
  • Executing test cases as per the agreed testing plan, logging and retesting defects as necessary using the appropriate test tools
  • Assisting with Root Cause Analysis and troubleshooting of defects
  • Testing data definitions
  • Ensuring test environments are set up and available
  • Work allocation and tracking progress for Test Analysts
  • Highlighting any Risks or Slippages to the Test Manager
  • Producing all test status and test summary reports
  • Conducting quality reviews of key testing deliverables including test scripts, test cases and test results
  • Chairs and participates in defect triage meetings and provide updates.
  • Signing-off completed test runs/cycles.
  • Supports Business Users training and training of other testers.
  • Collects test metrics.
  • Business Travel, as required
  • Extended Hours during Peak Periods/Shift Work/Holiday Work, as required
  • Regular Predictable Attendance
  • Visibility in the Office, as required


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Systems Testing area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Systems Testing area


  • Application testing experience across various hardware platforms and operating systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Instructs, directs and verifies others' work as part of total quality assurance.
  • Builds good working relationships with Test Team, Stakeholders and Project Management.
  • Ability to produce and manage plans.
  • Ability to help keep team motivated in high pressure situations.
  • Insurance Domain Knowledge.
  • Experience in all areas of the testing life cycle.
  • Responds maturely to ambiguity and complexity.
  • Proposes solutions and maintains the focus on outcomes.
  • Automation knowledge (Cypress/SpecFlow) – Proficiency Level Intermediate or higher

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 
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Location(s): AM - Anoka
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-RD1 

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