Testing Specialist Lead

Location: Baltimore, MD
Date Posted: 05-09-2018
Position Summary:
Our client is seeking a Lead Testing Specialists to provide User Acceptance Testing and related services for the client Health Benefit Exchange system.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of Testing Specialists, direct the work of the testing team as they design and execute tests and evaluate results to ensure compliance with client policies.
  • Prepare test scripts and all required test documentation, design and prepare all needed test data, review test results and evaluate for conformance to design.
  • Translate verbal and written requirements/functional specifications into effective test cases/scenarios in order to conduct integrated, scenario-based User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of a complex healthcare system.
  • Create test cases to be used in testing business applications in order to verify that client requirements are incorporated into the system design.
  • Develop and identify test data for test scenarios.
  • Execute test cases and document results of the execution.
  • Document defects identified during test case execution and work with developers to resolve the defects.
  • Create a test plan and a test calendar to coordinate testing within the project and establish time-lines for successful completion.
  • Assist in preparing time estimates and justification for assigned tasks.
  • Work with client and management to resolve issues and validate requirements within their specific areas of responsibility.
  • Conduct quality assurance activities such as peer reviews of test cases, test plans, and test case execution results.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities.
Required Experience:
  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience in User Acceptance Testing.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience leading teams of software testers.
  • Strong testing and analytical skills with keen attention to details.
  • Strong knowledge of the functional aspects of a Benefit Exchange system or State Based Marketplace (SBM) system.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance (QA) related functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to test healthcare/marketplace applications.             
  • Proven experience working effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders from multiple functional teams of the organization.
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related Discipline.  Master’s degree preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience as a JAVA/Web application tester on complex and dynamic, multi-agency technology projects within the healthcare industry.
  • Experience in testing or supporting the Health Benefit Exchange system or State Based Marketplace (SBM) systems.
  • Experience with EDI 834 and Medicaid 8001 transactions.
  • Experience in the development of automation scripts using Selenium, QTP etc.
  • Familiarity with SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Hands-on experience in backend database testing on DB2, SQL, PostgreSQL or any other enterprise database systems.
  • Demonstrated strong technical testing skills using SQL to perform complex DB queries.
  • Experience with defect -tracking/management tools such as JIRA.
  • Demonstrated experience with industry standard Quality Assurance best practices for Agile and Iterative SDLCs, testing methodologies, version control systems, implementation, and deployment activities.
  • Experience in mobile testing, system testing, data warehouse migration testing, data integrity testing and data transformation related testing.
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