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SQA Engineer Technical Testing

Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 972627 Date posted 07/27/2021
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Description:
In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for programming, using Web Services tools, and working with JavaScript modules.Some of the unique challenges this position will face include coding or modifying and simple JavaScript modules to be implemented across different browsers; developing, debugging, and registering Web Services tools; developing XML-SOAP messages; and developing programs using structured programming techniques.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating and assigning resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks, as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.

  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others and managers; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Identifies, defines, and mitigates complex issues, dependencies, and risks related to testing.

  • Determines testing scope and approach, and collaborates with cross-functional IT and business stakeholders to review and approve the overall testing approach.

  • Ensures test plans and timelines are aligned with project/program milestones.

  • Leads and assists in the development of the quality assurance (QA) test project strategies, methodologies, and standard processes for moderately to highly complex IT initiatives across multiple QA domains by analyzing business and technology requirements to ensure testability and traceability.

  • Reviews and validates testable business processes, test data, and test environment requirements.

  • Defines and ensures adherence with entry and exit criteria according to Kaiser testing standards.

  • Manages the development of test scenarios and execution of test cases across all testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).

  • Generates scheduled reports (e.g., test execution, defects, ad hoc reports) and provides daily test execution metrics to IT teams and management, as appropriate.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional IT teams to gain buy-in and approval of test plans, and tracks quality metrics across testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).

  • Develops quality assurance (QA) project plans, with guidance from senior team members as appropriate, for moderately to highly complex projects by participating in the identification of project scope, work plans, schedules, milestones, critical paths, and ensuring proper staffing.

  • Ensures quality metrics are tracked across testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).

  • Minimum Qualifications:



    • Minimum two (2) years experience working with automation testing methodologies or Minimum one (1) year experience with automation and 1 year experience with technical testing methodologies.

    • Minimum two (2) years experience in software or systems programming and/or scripting.

    • Minimum one (1) year in an informal leadership role working with technical teams.

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum six (6) years experience in SQA, software testing or related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.



     


    Preferred Qualifications:



    • Two (2) years experience working with Web Services technologies for system or software testing.

    • Two (2) years experience working with Mobile technologies for system or software testing.

    • One (1) year of work experience in a role requiring interaction with leadership (e.g., Manager level and above)

    • Three (3) years experience working in a large matrixed organization.

    • Two (2) years experience working with IT vendors.

    • Three (3) years experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of software development life cycle(s) (SDLC).

    • Two (2) years experience writing technical documentation in a software testing or quality assurance environment.

    • Two (2) years experience working with integration technologies (e.g., web services, MQ).

    • Two (2) years experience working in virtual testing environments.

    • Two (2) years experience working in healthcare testing environments.

    • Two (2) years experience testing business systems applications.

    • Two (2) years experience working with data mart/data warehousing.

    • Master's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field.

    • Quality Assurance Institute (QAI) or American Society for Quality (ASQ) or similar certification.



    Location options: NCAL,SCAL,GA,WA,CO,OR,DC,MD or HI. (With the option of working mostly remote)



    Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Pershing Point Plaza IT Additional Locations:

    Corona Data Center Admin, 1830 California Ave., Corona,California, 92881
    Greenwood Plaza IT, 6560 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Greenwood Village,Colorado, 80111
    New Carrollton Administration, 4000 Garden City Dr., Hyattsville,Maryland, 20785
    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-IT-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Quality Assurance Department: KPIT ADMIN - KPD EXP ENG - 9601 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    Perks & Benefits

    Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive in and beyond work.

    • Medical, Vision, & Dental

    • Retirement Plans

    • Education & Tuition

    • Career Growth & Development

    • Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Leave

    Our Culture

    As a new organization, KP Digital will reinvent how we approach digital challenges — from the products we create to the way we work to the talent we hire. As part of this new team, you must be as knowledgeable as you are curious, willing to try new things, even if it means failing fast. We foster a culture of learning but leave your path up to you. In every opportunity we see growth, and in this growth you could see limitless opportunities.

    What Our People Say

    Faizan J

    Data Science & Analytics

    Every day, I leverage technology to power digital transformation in health care and deliver meaningful and impactful experiences for our members. More importantly, I enjoy working with team members and leaders who are vested in your success at KP Digital!

    Hyun K

    Experience Designer

    I work with a highly collaborative and inclusive team of designers, researchers, product owners, and engineers. We’re committed to a design centric decision-making process and providing the best digital experiences we can.

    Chethana N

    Consumer Experience Engineering

    KP Digital employees are assured of career growth through a wide spectrum of ongoing training opportunities that include essential soft skills as well as upcoming new technologies.

    Shyam M

    Consumer Experience Engineering

    Working for KP Digital helped me realize my dream of impacting the community by applying a digital first mindset to the solutions we create. I am very fortunate to work with a high performing and passionate team committed to making things happen!

    Digital Leadership

    Companies need to work to adapt to crises instead of fighting against them, and they must use their digital strategy to innovate.

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