The Senior QA Tester is responsible for understanding the business processes supported by applications assigned for testing, coordinating test plan and test case development with a full understanding of future state business processes supporting or supported by the new application, facilitating planning and execution of application testing, maintaining master test logs and plans, coordinating resolution of problems found during testing and implementing corrective solutions during all aspects of the testing process of assigned applications.
The Senior QA Tester is also responsible for ensuring that assigned test activities are thorough, comprehensive, consistently applied, staffed appropriately, and are meeting strategic business objectives. The Senior QA Tester oversees the work of other QA Testers, and provides expert testing advice and counsel to management and the business areas.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or Management is required.
At least 2 years of experience in software testing required.
Basic knowledge of software development lifecycle methodologies including formal testing methodologies is required.
Knowledge of IBM Rational Team Concert.
Strong documentation and tracking skills is required.
Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and negotiation skills required.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management techniques, Microsoft Project, Access, Word, Excel, and Visio.
Position or experience as test leader in a multi-department testing environment is preferred.
Project management experience preferred.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that is worth approximately one-third of the salary compensation. Our benefits program is among the best in the health care financing field. We are looking for employees who can bring their experience, expertise and dedication to work for our customers.