Applied Systems, Inc.

  • Quality Analyst

    Job Location US-IL-University Park
  • Job Description

    Make a Difference Every Day with Team Applied
    The people of Applied are making a difference every day through innovation and a commitment to help safeguard and protect what matters most.  With first-to-market software, mobile and data analytics solutions, Applied is revolutionizing companies to strengthen their position as trusted advisors to clients across the world.  Our core values challenge employees to make a difference every day with excellence for customers and support for the communities around us. We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people.

    Learn how you can make a difference on Team Applied.

    Job Summary
    Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Quality Analyst to work on an Agile Scrum team that develops and supports .Net applications.  Your focus will be on collaborating with the team in a manner that will result in the delivery of high quality products to our customers.  You will take ownership of testing tasks and researching defects, while providing detailed information on them in an effort to reduce the time it takes to fix the defect.  You will also interact with various other departments, providing technical and product knowledge assistance for new customer accounts.  As you progress in your role, you will develop into an expert on areas of each program assigned to you.

     

    Additional responsibilities include:

    • Monitors overall feature quality and accuracy
    • On occasion, works with our client base, prospects, industry contacts, and user groups (minimal travel required) in order to better comprehend typical agency workflows
    • Create test plans based on Business Requirement documents/program functionality
    • Create and maintain a suite of automated test scripts for the areas of the programs assigned to them
    • Participating in Sprint Reviews of completed functionality at the end of each sprint
    • Participating in Sprint planning of future development tasks

     

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field; or equivalent work experience
    • Well-developed testing experience/solid troubleshooting skills
    • Experience with or the ability to learn using automated testing tools
    • Familiarity with or the ability to learn the entire suite of Applied Systems’ software offerings, and be able to test modules of those products
    • Experience with the platforms on which our products operate (Microsoft OS/SQL server)
    • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of applications
    • Testing certification or equivalent course work preferred

    Corporate Profile
    Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,500 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit www.AppliedSystems.com.

     

    Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a flexible ”Dress for your Day” casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.

     

    Applied Systems welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

     

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