5 days old

SQA Engineer IV

San Diego, CA 92131
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Our client is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer IV to join their team. This person must have extensive knowledge preforming software audits and documentation as well as strong technical debugging skills and actively providing status report updates to management.

If you're interested in a career within a customer-focused, team-oriented environment that rewards innovation, quality, integrity and collaboration, Our clients solutions and services positively influence healthcare outcomes and expenditures, improving the position of our clients in the market.

Position Summary

The QA Software Engineer ensures internal and external customers' requirements are met by conducting software testing and verifying software functionality against product requirements and technical specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs evaluations and audits of software documentation and software processes associated with products under test

Establishes and maintains structured testing methodology and environments

Participates in requirement reviews and provides feedback on incomplete, missing, incorrect requirements

Reviews and understands pending software changes, develops high level test approach and creates test strategies, test plans, and test matrices as applicable

Estimates scope and work effort, writes test procedures, test scripts, publishes test results and test prerequisites

Hands-on test execution and test tracking of assigned MedImpact proprietary products, including new products or applications and modifications to existing products or applications

Collaborates with non-technical MedImpact cross-functional team members

Actively identifies potential process improvements, error trends and/or the root causes

Makes recommendations for remedies to colleagues and management

Appropriately communicates progress, issues, risks, and helps develop risk mitigation plans in collaboration with the project team

Actively provides status to lead or supervisor on assigned projects

Mentors junior QA Engineers, assists with problem solving, and helps ensure all QA engineers follow best practices and established policies

Works with team members to reduce technical debt: Provides feedback to project team on software improvements and ways to reduce risks for future projects

Strong technical skills including software debugging techniques

May lead test efforts for large or complex software projects or changes

Participates in peer review of test cases, test plans, scripts and defects with team members

Projects as assigned based on business needs

Level IV

Education and/or Experience

For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field along with eight (8) plus 8 years' closely job related experience in software quality assurance testing methodology.

Computer Skills

Quality Assurance testing techniques used to test software applications (test suites and scripts), anomaly reporting, software analysis, automated software test development and execution with open-source and licensed tools (examples include Selenium, TestNG, and ReadyAPI), functional and system testing, "black box" and "white box" testing techniques, and software development data validation functional and system service testing

Experience testing web and back-end applications, including web services, written in java

Experience testing across web browsers including configuration, cache, and debugging techniques

Experience with browser testing tools like HTTPWatch, FireBug, WireShark, and Fiddler are desirable

Experience working with or developing test automation in a software platform consisting of object-oriented programming languages (Java, C++) with service oriented architecture (SOA) deployed across distributed infrastructure

Experience with UNIX systems including advanced level knowledge of shell scripting, and some experience with perl, python, awk, or sed

Database knowledge: database structures and PL/SQL syntax, complex SQL joins, and ETL data transformation

Experience with Informatica ETL tools is a plus

Basic understanding of LAN/WAN networking and physical and virtual hardware systems related to the IT operational environment

Experience working with defect management and test management tools (examples: HP ALM, IBM ClearQuest, Bugzilla)

Testing experience within an organization that has utilized Rapid or Agile software development life cycles desirable

Microsoft Office Professional and Windows PC environment

Other Skills and Abilities

Previous experience or knowledge of managed care, pharmaceutical, and medical terminology is preferred

Prior experience in a regulated environment is helpful

Must have good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

Must have the proven ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships across departments


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