IT Software QA Advisor (467811) 9/6/2016

Confidential Company Memphis, TN

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29620117
AJE Ref #
576104848
Location
Memphis, TN
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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IT Software QA Advisor (467811)

Engagement Type:Contract

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

To design, develop, maintain, test and debug tests for software and applications; to determine the compatibility and impact of new programs on existing system tests and test plans; to develop expertise in and assume responsibility for one or more specific system functions; to formulate/define system scope and objectives; to devise or modify tests to verify implementation of complex problems; to assume responsibility for project completion; and to provide guidance and training to Quality Assurance Analyst I colleagues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

Becomes familiar with all aspects of the application including reports, parameters, claims management, intake services, carrier/client interfaces and vendor/business partner interfaces.

Assumes responsibility and develops expertise for a specific area of functionality of the application.

Defines and establishes quality assurance procedures, standards, metrics reporting and auditing.

Analyzes user needs as required; leads in the design of tests to verify that end user needs have been met.

Develops and maintains software test scripts and test plans to verify systems meet the specifications outlines in data processing requests.

Assesses requirements of insurance carriers and regulatory groups; leads in the design and development of tests to verify system software meets those requirements.

Tests and verifies software; assists in testing projects for members of the programming staff.

Prepares documentation for assigned projects and follows software release procedures.

Assists in the professional growth of Quality Assurance Analyst I colleagues.

Follows pre-established standards and guidelines as they pertain to design and development of tests and test plans.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of current quality assurance tools and othertechnology advances.

Delivers and maintains the highest quality of customer services to our clients.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as assigned.

Supports the organization's quality program(s).

Travels as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required. Information Systems or Computer Science major preferred.

Experience

Seven (7) years of information technology/computer science experience or equivalent combination of education and experiencerequired, including four (4) years of testing/quality assurance experience with two (2) years specialized experience with emphasis on interpreting user requirements, and development of business application tests required. Insurance industry experiencepreferred.

Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge of client/server applications and claims management systems

Excellent project management skills

High level of self-motivation

Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

Leadership skills

Analytical and interpretive skills

Strong organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to work independently

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies