Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest Information Technology Staffing organization, has an opening for a Quality Assurance Analyst to work within one of our large clients in the Columbia, SC area. This 12+ month contract with the possibility of extension.
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Daily Duties / Responsibilities:
Responsible for performing tests on technical solutions to isolate and solve issues. Initiates tests, analyzes results, and finds solutions to technical problems.
* Develop test plans, QA and/or User Acceptance Testing processes and test cases for product management and software development teams.
* Design and support user interface testing application and regression testing software.
* Test software applications for reliability and stability.
* Implement testing programs to perform quality assurance on technical applications including negative testing and usability.
* Lead projects to perform quality assessments that expose security flaws, reveal defects and identify areas of optimization.
* Design and/or run automated testing scripts with oversight for deployment of tests
* Create quality assurance documentation and reports as required
* Adhere to established software testing governance policies, best practices and guidelines and recommend improvements
* Maintain database with product defects, user reviews, survey information and functional improvements.
* Coordinate with product development teams and software engineers to recommend solutions to maximize performance and efficiency
* Perform reviews, walkthroughs, or inspections and adhere to established governance standards.
REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
THE ABILITY TO:
* 5 years translating business requirements or policy documentation into test cases and scenarios
* 5 years building test cases and scenarios into test systems
* Document and support development of test scenarios/cases and the execution of testing activities
* Should be able to communicate and publish status reports of all open issues and gaps found during test phase and articulate the details to the Development teams
* Direct hands on experience with formal test design techniques like Equivalence Class Partitioning and Pairwise Analysis
* Experience with test design tools like PICT or equivalent orthogonal based tools
PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
* 5+ years large enterprise or e-business systems experience.
* Deep knowledge of healthcare operations (preferably Medicaid), business processes
* Proficient in Atlassian tool suite including JIRA and Confluence
* Prior experience working in a standard SDLC (waterfall methodology) & in an AGILE delivery.
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