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IT Quality Assurance Analyst
Richardson, TX

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Job Description


The Quality Assurance Analyst performs software quality assurance (SQA) activities (primarily Manual Testing) in order to validate/verify that software is free from defects prior to implementation within Steward Health Care System (SHCS). The Quality Assurance Analyst reports to a Quality Assurance Manager and works with other members of the IS Quality Assurance Team in order to achieve the aforementioned goal.


Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Responsibilities

* Analyze Requirements (Business/Functional Requirements, Technical Requirements and Stories)
* Build and Maintain Test Scenarios and Test Cases (Manual Tests)
* Execute Test Plans

o Execute Test Cases (Manual Tests) against Vendor-Developed or In-House-Developed Software

o Execute Test Scripts (Automated Tests) against Vendor-Developed or In-House-Developed Software

o Document all Test Results (including Pass/Fail Statuses and Artifacts) within Test Management Tool

* Identify and Report Defects using Defect Management Tool(s)
* Create and Send Test Summary Reports
* Re-Test Defects (Corrections) and surrounding Affected Functionality

o Update Test Results and Defects within Test and Defect Management Tools


Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Knowledge & Skills

* Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) Frameworks and Defect Life Cycle Process
* Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall Methodologies
* Proficiency with Manual Testing (Automated Testing a plus)
* Capability of Smoke Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing and Ad-Hoc Testing

o Expertise with Compatibility Testing, Exploratory Testing, Interface Testing, Load Testing, Negative Testing, Performance Testing, Security Testing, Stress Testing and User Acceptance Testing a plus

* Involvement with Front-End (UI) and/or Back-End (Database) Testing

Personal Skills

* Exceptional attention to detail
* Outstanding problem solving and troubleshooting skills
* Excellent communication (verbal and written) and listening skills
* Tremendous organization, prioritization and time management skills
* Capability to work independently and as part of a team
* Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Regulatory Knowledge

* Attentiveness to applicable data privacy laws and regulations (HIPAA, PHI, PI, etc.)
* Awareness of regulatory bodies and policies (CMS, TJC, ARRA-MU, etc.)


I. Education:

* Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science, Information Science or Computer Science-related field a plus) or 4 years equivalent work experience

II. Experience:

* 1-2 years experience in a Software Quality Assurance (Manual Tester) position

III. Certification/Licensure:

* International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Foundation Level-Certified Tester Certification a plus

IV. Software/Hardware:

* Highly skilled use of Microsoft applications (Excel, SharePoint and Visio)
* Proficient use of Test and Defect Management Tools
* Experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) software including Athena, Cerner, eCW, MEDITECH and/or other EHRs a plus

V. Other:

* Perform other duties as assigned
* Occasional evening and weekend work, as needed
* Some travel may be required

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