• Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

    Job ID
    2018-22120
    Employment Type
    full-time
    Hours Per Week
    40.00
    Onsite Work Schedule Details
    M-F 8-5
    Address
    5543 Legacy Drive
    City
    Plano
    State
    TX
  • Overview

    You will be responsible for applying Agile and SDLC QA methodology to verify and validate our industry leading Analytics technology suite. This is accomplished through the creation and execution of detailed test plans and test cases in order to test and log defects against Analytics ETL and BI applications. This position requires strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to extensively document test procedures, expected results, and defects. Experience working in a forward-looking, fast paced environment that embraces continuous integration and Automation practices is critical. Collaborating on a high energy team that provides an opportunity for flexibility of responsibility, schedule and location.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains a broad knowledge of emergent trends in software development platforms, tools, methodologies and their underlying principles
    • Develop and support automation of products
    • Provides application support by analyzing defects, replicating/fixing defects and providing root cause analysis for defects
    • Apply and educate teams on SDLC and Agile software quality assurance and software testing concepts and practices to continuously assess the risks, condition and quality of products and releases
    • Review requirements, acceptance criteria, functional design, technical design, and use case design documents to determine testability across teams and products
    • Provides estimates for planning, development and execution of test efforts across teams and products
    • Request, document, setup and manage test data in a test environment
    • Perform functional (black box and white box), system and regression testing across Analytics applications
    • Document and track defects, issues and enhancements to resolution using defect tracking tools
    • Perform root cause analysis and trends of defects in order to drive quality improvement
    • Be able to work effectively in a team setting – take direction, proactively seek out information and build productive working relationships onsite as well as remote
    • Mentor more junior members of the team
    • Seeks development opportunities above and beyond required training

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS in Computer Science or related concentration or equivalent work experience
    • 6+ years Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) Quality Assurance experience and testing relational databases (SQL server or Oracle), writing SQL to validate data and Business Intelligence tools (Power BI, Spotfire, or Microstrategy)
    • Experience in testing software in an Agile (Scrum or Kanban) environment
    • Experience with programming languages (Java or C#)
    • Hands on experience manual, regression and automation testing of Data Warehouse ETL/ELT and Business Intelligence UI
    • Experience working as an individual contributor as well as coordinating QA efforts across multiple teams and/or multiple products including offshore
    • Automated Testing Continuous Integration
    • ISTQB or QAI training or Certifications
    • Excellent Leadership and Mentoring skills
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills are required
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

    Preferred Skills

    • Experience in being a technical lead
    • Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Experienced with Web/Windows based N-tier database applications
    • Healthcare domain knowledge desirable, specifically in the areas of Patient Accounting, HIM, Revenue Cycle and IT integration

    About nThrive

    Be Inspired. Ignite Change. Transform Health Care. 

    From Patient-to-PaymentSM, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.#dce

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