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Athene QA Analyst II in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


We are looking for a QA Analyst II to support the QA function on Enterprise Data Management projects with focus on data testing.


  • Creates new or modifies existing test scripts, manual or automated, based upon the business requirements of the project or change.

  • Executes test scripts to ensure compliance with business or functional requirements and specified quality characteristics and documents the results by recording issues in the bug tracking system.

  • Follows standardized testing methodology/processes through the entire testing lifecycle of the project or within a Scrum team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3+ years of work experience as a QA Tester in an enterprise data management or data warehouse enviornment.

  • Understanding of data and its functionality as used by downstream application/interfaces/extracts.

  • Working experience in Agile framework.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adaptability to dynamic work priorities.

  • Ability to work with various project team members including Devs/BSAs/Data Analysts with minimal direction from QA lead.

  • Capable of understanding the data mapping and transformation rules to formulate test design on a given requirement/story.

  • Experience in test management tools such as HP ALM/QTest and well as DevOps tools such as JIRA or similar.

  • Hands-on experience in ETL/Data Testing with strong SQL scripting skills and/or Data Analysis skills.

  • Knowledge of Python or other OO languages.

  • Strong understanding on Database concepts.

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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