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Facets UAT Analyst
Ref No.: 18-17257
Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Job Description :
Role: Facets UAT Analyst
Client: Optum/Health Care Company
Location: Remote or Eden Prairie, MN

The Sr. Quality Systems Analyst will work with Business Analysts, Business Owners, Subject Matter Experts, and IT professionals to help ensure products are tested and delivered having met the highest quality testing standards available in the organization. This position serves as coordinator for all user acceptance testing activities on a project. In this highly-visible role, you will also have the opportunity to participate in building and establishing our policies, standards and procedures for the User Acceptance Testing cycle.
Primary Responsibilities:
Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for multiple functional work areas on varying applications and platforms
Effectively analyze and decompose business requirements into testable components
Ensure that quality processes are carried out through all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle, while meeting all project-related deadlines
Work concurrently on several projects, each with specific instructions that may differ
Work independently on projects, where tasks are self-determined and not specifically assigned
Work with business partners, systems analyst, designers and programmers to create / analyze required project documents and ensures that quality assurance processes are incorporated
Mentor other Quality Systems Analysts
Work closely with the Project Team to identify risks and UAT scope early in the project lifecycle
Build positive professional relationships with internal and external customers
Develop and manage UAT Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Scenario and Test Summary documentation
Ensure resource requirements are met for testing environments, UAT cycles and related components required to support adequate test execution
Execute tests within Web-based, Windows-based, and/or mainframe applications & environments
Log, track, and manage defects to closure
Monitor, measure and communicate test results
Create, prepare, and obtain sign-off for UAT documentation
Champion and apply a risk-based testing approach
Provide input to, or participate in, process improvement initiatives around testing
Apply situational leadership by making effective and efficient testing decisions on behalf of the project
As required, participate in end-to-end testing cycles across multiple business segments
As required, participate in Business Partner testing cycles with external customers
Required Qualifications:
BS in Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience
5+ years quality assurance team leadership experience
5+ years of UAT testing experience for enterprise-level applications, including developing and implementing effective test plans and test cases within the Software Development Life Cycle
5+ years of experience using test management tools such as Application Lifecycle Management
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strong leadership and coordination skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) at both an individual and team level
Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience working with Agile
Previous experience in the Health Insurance industry
Experience in business analysis and / or project management