Sr QA Analyst (Contract Only) Job
Coventry Health Care - Scottsdale, AZ

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Description:
GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsible for developing and executing test plans, test conditions, and test cases to ensure delivery of quality information systems and/or software programs that conform to organization standards and user requirements. Serves as subject matter expert for assigned area.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops comprehensive test conditions and test cases for complex information systems and/or software programs. Performs test execution to ensure proper operation of system/program.
  • Evaluates and documents complex test results. Reports progress of problem resolution to management. Checks and coordinates the work of junior level staff.
  • Develops test standards for script development, deployment, and reuse.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for assigned areas. Evaluates proposed quality assurance process and software tools. Makes recommendations to management regarding the acquisition and/or implementation of software to increase information systems efficiency.
  • Performs quality audits to ensure standards, procedures and methodologies are being followed.
  • Monitors post-implementation system/program performance to prevent reoccurrence of operational issues and ensure efficiency of operation.
  • Serves as liaison between the system users and the technical team.
  • Promotes the use of standard methodology for quality assurance and testing.
  • Guides and mentors junior members of the team.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Qualifications:
JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Previous (5-7 years) experience in a quality assurance and/or testing environment.
  • Previous experience using test management tools required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software development life cycle.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of common desktop software tools including MS Word and Excel.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Technical Skills Required

  • SQL – Has worked with a SQL tool
  • Can demonstrate ability in creating queries as part of testing effort
  • Automation – has used QTP and has scripted test cases
  • Functional Testing – manual
  • Negative Testing – able to identify bad test cases from requirements
  • Defect Tracking – The use of a defect tracking tool (QC, Bugzilla, JIRA, etc…) Technical experience with Quality Center or ALM (import/reporting/schema)
Fundamental Skills Required

  • Experience in creating Test Strategy / Plan
  • Experience in creating Test Cases
  • Experience in validating data mappings
  • Experience in providing reports on progress
  • Experience in executing & managing meetings
Coventry Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to building a talented and diverse team.

Job: Technicians
Primary Location: Scottsdale, AZ, US
Organization: 43810 - Workers Comp IT
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 2013-01-22 00:00:00.0
Job ID: 1310208