IT Quality Assurance Tester

Location: Springfield, MA
Date Posted: 08-23-2017
100% - Quality Assurance Testing – Provides, performs, and follows a testing methodology within a System Development Life Cycle. Engages with developers, project teams, and business users to assist in developing and executing the best possible test plans; including but not limited to: functional testing, system testing, regression testing, negative testing, integration testing, smoke testing, and user acceptance testing. This person is responsible for creating an end-to-end test plan; executing the plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution works as expected. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, reliability, stability and compatibility with other legacy- and / or external systems to assure that testing is well defined, planned and executed. The analyst does this by ensuring that every phase and feature of the software solution is tested and that any potential issue is identified and fixed before the product moves to production.

• Performs step by step testing of software systems and fully documents results
• Develops test artifacts: Complex test plans, test scenarios and requirements traceability matrices
• Supports testing of application and environmental upgrades as well as resolution of production issues
• Builds and maintains a test script library and test results
• Participates in Project Review sessions, and identifies potential improvements
• Maintains and encourages automated regression testing when applicable
• Creates and executes SQL queries for testing purposes
• Documents problems, defects, and coordinates resolutions
• Implements testing best practices and processes
• Develops test/defect metrics and produces reports for project status
• Create and Maintain Test data
Minimum Requirements
3 years experience performing software testing preferably within the health insurance or related industry.

• Degree in MIS preferred
• Experience in Agile/scrum development, and project management methodologies
• Experience testing tiered web based applications (ASP, .NET, Java, HTML, XML)
• Experience utilizing relational database back end (Oracle and SQL) for data validation and test case modeling
• Experience with web browsers and mobile applications
• Experience with defect management and automated test tools
• Translate/write user requirements and design specifications into test plans/scenarios
• Proficient with Microsoft applications, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, and Testing management tools
• Proficient in designing, developing and executing manual and automated test cases
• Critical thinking skills, strong attention to detail
• Programming skills preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) preferred
Griffin Staffing Network, LLC
1145 Main Street Suite 508
Springfield, MA 01103
Phone (413) 788-0751
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