Automation QA Engineer

  • Lalitpur, Nepal
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Verisk Analytics
  • Is this an Analytics Req?: No

Company Description

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fourth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  

Job Description

Responsibilities - 

  •  Act as QA lead on a wide variety of projects
  •  Lead analysis for the purposes of developing test cases and test data for websites, web application workflows and back-end data intense applications in such a way that defects are uncovered as early as possible
  •  Clearly define test plans, scenarios, scripts, and procedures
  •  Provide usability and functionality feedback to business and developers
  •  Perform hands-on manual testing while scripting automated tests to ensure application functionality, performance and security
  •  Continuously develop and socialize best practices for the design and development of robust and easily maintainable QA Automation Suites.
  •  Serve as a liaison to business analyst and product owner, providing feedback on application readiness for migrations.
  •  Be involved in all phases of the agile software development lifecycle


Education Level: At least a Bachelor’s degree from recognized university

Experience Required: Fresher; 1-2 years’ experience working in JAVA

Skills and Knowledge - 

  •  Passion / Willingness to work and grow as a Software QA Engineer
  •  Ability to analyze acceptance criteria and discuss scenarios with team with a goal of identifying possible issues upfront even before the feature is developed
  •  Ability to build automated test scripts, plan tests and strategies according to the project
  •  Thorough and disciplined, ability to analyze a problem and weight severity of the issue
  •  Dedicated worker skilled at collaborating in a team setting
  •  Proven excellent problem-solving and analytic skills
  •  Demonstrated excellent communication skills
  •  Familiarity with Agile workflow as well as Atlassian Jira and Confluence


Technical Expertise:

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Proficient in JAVA programming language
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable QA automation workflows
  • Technically familiar with development concepts and formats such as SQL, XML, JSON and scripting languages 
  • Proficient in SQL and relational database concepts, knowledge of NoSQL DB preferably MongoDB
  • Knowledge of web services – RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge or experience using automation tools like JMeter and Selenium would be a big plus point

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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