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SQA Associate Engineer

Location: Lake Oswego, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 857800 Date posted: 01/03/2020

As a SQA Engineer Associate - Expected to have hands-on experience of all test procedures. Well acquainted with understanding & analyzing business requirements, base lining test scope, identify functional and non-functional test requirements, Preparing Test Plan and Test Summary, identifying risks, sharing inputs to the Risk mitigation plan. you will participate in all aspects of the Testing lifecycle which includes review of technical design, test planning, test preparation and test execution Work inside a team with Data Warehousing skills:

  • Developing complex SQLs, understanding the driver / participating tables in relation to business attributes.

  • Should actively participate in Requirements meeting and ETL specification walkthrough discussions.

  • Identify functional/non-functional test requirements and responsible of all testing deliverables and artifacts.

  • Manage and improvise software quality process and implement lessons learned / best practices.

  • Collaborate and build effective partnership with project teams (Business, IT and RM teams).

  • Host Defect triage, track defects turnaround and closure working with project teams.

  • Be fully comfortable to use MS Project, Rational and familiarity with the SDLC process.

  • Ability to write and comprehend Technical documents (Test Plan / Test summary-etc.)

This individual contributor is primarily responsible for assisting in the development of the software quality assurance test strategy and works closely with senior team members to assist in the development of software quality assurance project plans.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; following procedures and policies, and applying data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating with others, often cross-functionally, to solve business problems; supporting the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities when possible; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.
  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and customers; listening, responding to, and seeking performance feedback; acknowledging strengths and weaknesses; assessing and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Identifies and documents test defects.
  • Reviews functional specifications to ensure business and architectural requirements are testable.
  • Develops test scenarios and executes test cases across all testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).
  • Identifies, defines, and mitigates issues, dependencies, and risks related to testing.
  • Adheres to entry and exit criteria according to Kaiser testing standards with guidance from senior team members, as appropriate.
  • Reviews and validates testable business processes, test data, and test environment requirements.
  • Provides input into test plans and timelines.
  • Helps develop testing scope and approach.
  • 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.
  • Executes quality assurance (QA) project plans, with guidance from senior team members as appropriate, for minimally to moderately complex projects by identifying project scope, work plans, schedules, milestones, and critical paths.
  • Generates scheduled reports (e.g., test execution, defects, ad hoc reports) and provides daily test execution metrics to IT teams and management, as appropriate.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum three (3) 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 on project(s) involving the implementation of software development life cycle(s) (SDLC).
  • One (1) year experience working in healthcare testing environments.
  • One (1) year experience working with data mart/data warehousing.
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Lake Oswego,5800 Meadows 5800 SW Meadows Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Specialty: Quality Assurance Department: Sales & Data Warehouse Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time 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.
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