Quality Assurance Software Tester

Ascend Learning, Inc.

Ascend Learning; LLC (**********************) is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for high-growth careers in a range of industries, including healthcare, fitness and wellness, and insurance and financial services. We provide outcomes-based solutions aimed at helping people enter, sustain and succeed in their chosen fields. Ascend employs more than 1,000 employees, with headquarters in Burlington, Mass., and offices in Kansas City metro, Phoenix metro, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Walnut Creek, California, Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York, and the U.K. A division of Ascend Learning; MedHub is a best-in-class; enterprise-only, medical education management solutions developed to enhance institutional oversight, improve outcomes, reduce redundant administrative effort and mitigate institutional risk and liability. MedHub uses a logical, novel and intuitive workflow process to manage many critical functions that drive program and institutional accreditation, physician training, Medicare reimbursement, affiliated institutional billing and many other tasks. MedHub was specifically designed for the extremely demanding requirements of large complex teaching hospitals with many training programs, hundreds of trainees, multiple affiliates and multiple Medicare cost reports. The MedHub system is responsible for managing over $2.5 billion in at-risk Medicare/CMS reimbursement dollars for its client institutions. In the past five years, over 75% of current MedHub clients have switched from another RMS to MedHub. MedHub has rapidly established itself as the leading medical education management system for large complex academic teaching hospitals. MedHub is hiring a quality assurance softwaretester to join their teamin their Dexter, Michigan office location. The quality assurancesoftware testerwill collaborate with a team of developers and other roles within the team. Responsibilities * Participate in Daily Standup, Iteration Planning and Release Planning sessions. Advocate test priorities in daily scrum meetings and sprint planning * Interact with business owners as necessary to identify, interpret and document acceptance criteria for user stories * Create test plans, test cases and other testing artifacts as necessary to ensure a systematic approach to the quality of a new product or service * Ensure test scripts are well defined, planned and executed by validating that every phase and feature of the software solution is tested and that any potential issue is identified and fixed before the product goes live. * Effectively capture defects in the Defect tracking tool, communicate to the team, track and verify defect fixes. * Design, maintain, execute and report status on manual and automated test cases for functional, API, end-to-end and Performance tests. Test solutions in terms of functionality, visual performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other legacy and / or external systems. * Work with team members to proactively identify, communicate and resolve issues and risks that impede the execution and/or success of the project. * Able to multi-task by working on multiple assignments and/or projects. * Collaborate with business stakeholders, agile team members and project managers to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables. * Perform backend database testing in MySQL environment including validating stored procs, jobs and triggers Education and Experience * 3+ years of relevant QA technical experience * 3+ years large enterprise or e-business systems experience * Experience with software serving Medical or Educational needs and/or ADA Accessibility is also a plus * Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience * Strong experience in testing web applications, including code reviews * Experience working in agile or scrum environment preferred Skills and Abilities * Strong analytical skills and attention to detail * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Solid knowledge of QA methodologies including performance and automated testing * Ability to review complex software design specifications with a focus on testability, test automation and quality improvements * Proven success working collaboratively within cross-functional teams * Expertise in database testing in SQL Server environments including designing and manipulating test data and validating stored procedures

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