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QA Helpdesk Analyst (NY, NY/Hybrid)

Company: Acord (association For Cooperative Operations Rese
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Crum & Forster Company Overview Crum & Forster (C&F) , with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.
With more than $3.1 billion in written premium as of 2020, C&F enjoys a financial strength rating of A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.
C&F is proud of its superior customer service platform and its claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry.
Our most valuable asset is our people 3000+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning workplace and wellness awards.
C&F is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global organization with $19.8 billion in revenue.
For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: www.cfins.com . Job Description We have an exciting new opportunity on the Seneca IT Team for a person who is interested in both working on the helpdesk team to deliver solutions for issues users are having with their IT equipment and systems, as well as being part of our Applications Test Team, working interactively on projects, focused on the Quality Assurance of our systems. The Desktop Support Specialist is responsible for supporting IT processes by leveraging technology to assist end users, achieving business goals, and ensuring optimum performance of existing systems. The Test Analyst is responsible for ensuring new and enhanced systems comply with User requirements. This requires direct involvement in the delivery of all IT products and tools, requires meticulous attention to detail, and the willingness to participate and learn both how users think in contrast to what developers perceive users have asked for. If you are dedicated and ambitious, want a chance to expand your knowledge in a couple of different areas in the IT world, Seneca is an excellent place to do this and grow your career. What you will do: QA Analyst-

  • Translate business requirements into executable test cases
  • Execute manual test cases
  • Report bugs and issues found during testing
  • Document and communicate test results, issues, and overall status to IT management Helpdesk Analyst-
    • Act as the initial point of contact for all computer and system related concerns from employees. Answer queries via phone, email, or helpdesk tickets.
    • Maintain a high degree of customer service and adhere to all service management principles.
    • Take ownership of end user problems and be proactive in finding resolutions.
    • Assist in resolving hardware/software issues for end users.
    • Assist in training and guiding staff on hardware and software usage if necessary.
    • Assist in technical upgrading and maintaining desktop systems.
    • Install hardware (computers, monitors, servers, UPS, routers, switches, etc.)
    • Troubleshoot mobile devices, configure new devices.
    • Install and configure computer systems and applications within the company.
    • Ability to create images for desktop and laptops. General Responsibilities-
      • Attend daily/weekly project and departmental meetings
      • Work with the business to investigate and triage reported production bugs
      • Work on IT project teams as directed by management.
      • Perform other duties as assigned
      • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. What you will bring to C&F: Helpdesk Analyst
        • Computer Science Degree, A+ Certification, or 3-5 years of job experience, including helpdesk or ticketing system experience.
        • Microsoft and relevant technical certifications and education desirable.
        • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems, includingtroubleshooting Microsoft Office and Outlook within a network environment.
        • Experience handling remote VPN access technology, two-factor authentication and troubleshooting.
        • Experience working with networked printers, including installing, troubleshooting, and servicing.
        • Extensive experience working with different operating systems including Windows and Mac OS
        • Mobile devices including iPhone andBlackberry messaging services and troubleshooting.
        • Knowledgeable with desktop applications and client services on cloud, mobile, traditional desktop configurations, and desktop virtualization technologies, including Citrix and VMware. QA Analyst
          • Knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies and standards
          • Knowledge of industry accepted Quality Assurance methodologies
          • Applies a results-driven approach to work assigned General Skills
            • Insurance experience preferred, but not required
            • Self-motivated, accountable, and takes a sense of ownership of work assigned
            • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. Ability to think outside of the box when presented with a challenge
            • Ability to effectively prioritize, maintain attention to detail, and successfully execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Demonstrated multi-tasking capabilities a must.
              • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
              • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language, as well as communicate directly with technical staff.
              • Highly self-motivated and directed.
              • Team-oriented and the ability to effectively work within a collaborative environment. #LI-MS What C&F will bring to you
                • Competitive compensation package
                • Generous 401K employer match
                • Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching
                • Generous Paid Time Off
                • Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole familys wellness, including your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
                • A core C&F tenet is owning your career development, so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry-related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen path
                • A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment
                • We believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee-driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your community At C&F you will BELONG
                  We value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Acord (association For Cooperative Operations Rese, New York , QA Helpdesk Analyst (NY, NY/Hybrid), Professions , New York, New York

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