Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Test Automation)
Position Purpose: Design, build, test and maintain scalable and stable off the shelf application or custom built technology solutions to meet business needs. Act as a subject matter expert for Application Software developers and Engineers.
– Contribute to the entire implementation process including driving the definition of improvements based on business need and architectural improvements
– Meet with business partners to understand business needs
– Responsible for overall design of the solution
– Design, build and test applications
– Conduct root cause analysis and advanced performance tuning for complex business processes and functionality
Perform regression, smoke and ad-hoc testing on new and existing features
Write and maintain clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results
Record & report defects and errors with clear detailed description to development teams
Help troubleshoot issues
Send daily and weekly reports with progress
Provide time estimates to team and assist in scheduling
Liaise with internal teams
Contribute to organizational initiatives as required
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 3+ years of related experience. Healthcare experience strongly preferred, requires demonstrated understanding of business process as it relates to experience in the field. Hands on software quality assurance testing experience (required) Advanced experience with test automation and tools utilized in the industry (required). Advanced experience in writing Java script, VB Script and eScript (required) Advanced knowledge of version control systems such as SVN (required). Advanced skills in SQL data retrieval from a relational database (required). Experienced in Agile methodology (required).
Strong business and technology aptitude with a willingness and drive to learn and understand business and software solutions
Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
Working knowledge of test management software
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
Strong Organizational skills
Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing preferred
Prior Healthcare experience preferred
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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