Quality Engineering Analyst, Data

Job ID : 7413
Category : Technology Solutions
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada
Posting Range : $59,400 - $118,100

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Definity is the parent company to some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

Work closely with a technical and agile development team in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment. You will play a key role throughout the release life cycle by working closely with the Quality Testing team, software developers and project stakeholders to ensure that Quality Testing goals have been met.

What can you expect in this role?

  • As a QE Analyst, you will work closely with business/project teams to understand the business meaning of data, the business requirements and provide analysis for test coverage.
  • You will be responsible for developing and executing test plans and test cases related to our data platforms’ projects and releases with a focus on test coverage and accuracy. 
  • Work on data platforms like GCP to validate data ingestion, ETL, data integrity, data analytical reports etc.
  • Work on Industry and In-house tools for data comparison between source and destination based on business logic. 
  • Collect and store test evidence and artifacts as per prescribed process.
  • Provide accurate and detailed test execution status to stakeholders, along with trends and potential impacts.
  • Create bugs upon failures within the enterprise bug management tool and participate in defect triages and help retest of bugs post remediation.
  • Participate in the coordination of the change/release management and production implementation processes and activities.
  • Provide project and technical orientation and support for new team members.

What do you bring to the role?

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • 4+ years’ experience in Quality engineering Datawarehouse, Cloud knowledge (GCP preferred, AWS or Azure as optional)
  • Proven experience within the Insurance Industry
  • 4+ years’ experience in technical area of specialty, specifically SQL, BigQuery, Cloud, Python/Pyspark and any data platform
  • Strong ability to analyze the business and user requirements and translate them into testing deliverables such as testing data, SQL query and validate expected results.
  • Knowledge on Airflow DAG, Cloud composer, Looker studio is must.
  • Strong ability to develop test plans and running analysis on testing results.
  • Experience in data ingestion, ETL testing, data integrity testing and Cloud testing
  • Experience in any DH Automation tools or technologies (Python/Pyspark)
  • Working knowledge on JIRA board/Zephyr is mandatory.
  • Experience of Agile software development practice and methodologies
  • Goal oriented; must be able to remove roadblocks and deliver goals.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to adapt quickly and easily to change.
  • Ability to work in onshore offshore model is added advantage.
  • Guidewire PC, BC and CC knowledge is added advantage.
  • Adapt to work in Hybrid work model is must.

Salary range: $59,400 - $118,100

Interested in this role, but don't meet every requirement? We encourage you to apply! We know from experience that a candidate doesn't need 100% of the qualifications listed to bring incredible value to our team. We're actively seeking diverse backgrounds and perspectives to help us make insurance better. At Definity, inclusion, diversity, and equity aren't just "nice to have" — they're essential to our success.

What's in it for you?

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

Actual salary for the role may vary depending on work location of the successful candidate and other factors including but not limited to, skills, education, experience, working conditions and the local labour market.  In addition to base pay, eligible employees may participate in various incentive plans which are paid out at the discretion of the company and subject to individual and company performance.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it.
It's better here — but don't take our word for it. Definity was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the Best Workplaces™ in Canada for women, for youth, and for inclusion.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting [email protected].

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This role requires successful clearance of background checks (including criminal checks and leadership references).


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