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Quality Engineer
Ref No.: 17-04946
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date / End Date: 08/07/2017 to 02/28/2018
CTH position
Locals Only


Primary Responsibilities: 
• Responsible for developing integration test scenarios, QA project plan, coordinating test data setup, environment readiness, test execution and issue resolution 
• Lead/Guide Junior Quality Engineers to develop and implement Quality test strategy, test plan 

• Work closely with Developers and Quality Assurance Analysts to ensure requirements and design are completely understood 
• Ensure IT deliverables align with business requirements with measurable results 
• Collaborate with QA team to ensure testing efforts align with system deliveries and business processes 
• Partner with Developers, System Analysts, Business Analysts, Technical Delivery Owners, Product Owners and Business SME's to develop a robust Systems 
• Integration test plan in an Scrum agile development environment 
• Responsible to System/Integration test REST API's, User interface, Database, reporting, ETL/Batch technology components 
• Responsible to work with various healthcare domain teams: Member, Provider, 
• Network, Claims, Products, Benefits, Finance and Reporting teams so we have robust test plan and test outcomes 
• Perform complex testing with EDI X12 ((274, 278, 834, 837 etc) /JSON/XML API transactions 
• Explore new tools and capabilities to automate System integration testing so it supports continuous delivery/DevOps software development methodology
• Participate and provide input in system analysis, design walkthroughs and Code reviews 
• Come up with innovative ideas/suggestions to resolve complex integration issues/defects 
• Present System-integration test results to the project teams and Business/IT leaders 
• Meet or exceed all defined target test goals and milestone dates for the project in order to ensure its overall success 

Required Qualifications: 

• 4+ years of Quality Assurance testing experience in a web application environment testing User Interface, Database, Web services, API's, Batch/ETL components 
• 3+ years of hands-on scripting/coding experience in any one of the below Java automation testing tools such as Spock, Groovy, Selenium, Gatling, JUnit, Geb, Cucumber, C++, .Net or other similar tools which uses object oriented programs 
• 2+ years of experience writing test plans and test cases 
• 2+ years of hands-on testing experience working with complex XML/JSON, MQ interface, EDI X12, SQL transactions 
• 1+ years of hands-on experience working with UNIX operating system and writing DB SQL scripts 
• Exposure to incremental agile software development methodologies 
Prior experience in working closely with Developers and Architects in solving software defects 
• Experience in creating and implementing testing methodologies, processes to solve testing problem in hand 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent experience. 
• Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) /System Development Life Cycle 
• Proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint 
• Relational Database experience 
• Strong troubleshooting and reasoning skills; the ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems 
• Ability to work independently 
• Ability to anticipate problems proactively and take appropriate actions to mitigate negative impact 
• Health Care Company work experience 
• Health care industry experience