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Sr QA Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00168
Location: San Francisco
Start Date: 02/16/2017
We are currently looking for a QA Analyst to work in San Francisco, CA.  6+ month contract and will have a good chance of extending beyond that.  If you are currently interested or know anyone interested please email your word copy resume to .
QA Analyst
QA Analyst to support testing of new change to EDI implemented for strategic projects and operations.  The effort has a highly complex technical solution so the tester should be highly technical. The technical solution includes ESB, Edifecs, and will include all EDI transaction types such as 270/271, 276/277, 278, 834, 837, 820, 835, etc.
  • Hold walkthroughs for Test Plans and Test Scripts with the IT team, 3rd party vendors, and business partners.
  • Communicate testing expectations to project managers and project team members.
  • Maintain and monitor defect tracking tool (JIRA), oversee identification and problem/defect resolution.
  • Prepare step-by-step test cases with details
  • Execute test cases manually or using automation/UFT tool
  • Validate data at both the file layout and the back-end database
  • Analyze defects and report defects to development teams.
  • Coordinate and manage testing effort between 3rd party vendors, internal IT teams, and Business Units.
  • Create daily/monthly Testing Report to present to the project team.
  • Support QA Lead with test results and status as communication to the project team.
  • Develop and implement quality assurance standards, processes, and procedures based upon SDLC methodology.
  • Evaluate production readiness of project delivery by validating and documenting the completion of testing and development.
  • Work with the development management team and project managers on resource and schedule issues.
  • Customize, communicate, and enforce QA best practices across all SDLC phases.
  • Experience testing and validating Facets EDI
  • Knowledge of the business rules of Healthcare EDI transaction types including 27x, 834, 837….
  • Knowledge in Edifecs technology/platform
  • Experienced in testing ESB web services using SOAP UI, SOAP UI PRO
  • Strong SQL skills to view/create data in an Oracle database
  • Strong data analysis skills at the file layout and database level
  • Strong automation/QTP skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to capture key information from written text and summarize without losing content
  • Strong analytical skills to identify and resolve problems and ability to effectively apply a broad range of professional concepts, practices and methods in very complex and diverse circumstances.
  • Expert in using Application Lifecyle Management (ALM) and Jira defect tracking tool
  • Working knowledge of Linux, Unix, Windows…platform. Experience within 3-tier architecture environment.
  • Prior QA experience for the Business Area to be tested, primarily Healthcare related.
  • Prior experience leading a QA team on a strategic project. Strong project management skills to effectively manage QA resources and timeline.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software testing techniques and methodologies.
  • 5 – 7 years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree
Additional Skills:
  • Automation using QTP tool for scripting
  • Testing Facets application
  • Web testing experience
  • Agile methodology
  • Strong database/data model knowledge
  • ETL testing is a plus
William Blankenship  
550 Harvest Park Drive, Suite B
Brentwood, CA 94513