Agile Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Req No: 2018-1453

  • Type: Regular Full-Time

  • Location: Kansas City, MO USA


Who we are:

Spring Venture Group is a sales, marketing, and technology firm comprised of three direct-to-consumer health insurance businesses. Our people and our mission platforms help seniors across the country navigate the complex world of Medicare insurance options to lead them to their best possible outcomes. Our product offerings include Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Critical Illness, and Dental, Vision, and Hearing insurance fact sheet tailored to every client’s individual needs.


What we want:

The Agile Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring the productivity of Spring Venture Group’s employees by defining testing that needs to be executed prior to deployment of system into production. Our ideal candidate is interested in not only the quality of the final product, but also all the intermediate work products. We are looking for someone who is challenged by an opportunity to reduce the number of problems introduced in software and reduce the cost of correcting them.


  • Collaborate with business owners, operations and developers to define functional test cases
  • Work with Product Delivery to define and establish organizational QA discipline
  • Work with developers to ensure that defined test cases are correctly developed and executed in an automated manner as part of each build
  • Support Product Delivery leadership in backend and frontend testing, triaging and tracking quality assurance metrics like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Execute manual testing where it is not feasible to execute automated testing
  • Work effectively as a team member with other members of management


  • 7 years of experience in a Quality Assurance Testing or Lead role
  • Versed in reading and writing Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Self-motivated and loves solving problems
  • Experience with behavior-driven development frameworks (Cucumber, Spock, or Gauge)
  • Experience with back-end, API, web services (preferably REST) testing
  • Well-versed in test automation and continuous integration practices
  • Proven success in contributing to a fast-paced, Agile team environment
  • Possess leadership and great communication skills
  • Collaborate well with product owners, operations staff and software engineers
  • Work closely with leadership in tracking quality assurance metrics, like defect densities, defect counts and root cause analysis
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and testing strategies
  • Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization and be able to work effectively with members of various departments
  • Work with the business to define acceptance criteria

 Must be authorized to work legally within the US. H-1B Sponsorship is not available for this position. Spring Venture Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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