QA Tester


Columbia, SC

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 6 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for QA Tester for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: QA Tester

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:

  • Our client seeks experts in Quality Assurance Tester - Advanced Testing of small to large projects for their department.

Daily Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing tests on technical solutions to isolate and solve issues. 
  • Initiates tests, analyzes results, and finds solutions to technical problems.
  • Develop test plans, QA and/or User Acceptance Testing processes and test cases for product management and software development teams.
  • Design and support user interface testing application and regression testing software.
  • Test software applications for reliability and stability.
  • Implement testing programs to perform quality assurance on technical applications including negative testing and usability.
  • Lead projects to perform quality assessments that expose security flaws, reveal defects and identify areas of optimization.
  • Design and/or run automated testing scripts with oversight for deployment of tests
  • Create quality assurance documentation and reports as required
  • Adhere to established software testing governance policies, best practices and guidelines and recommend improvements
  • Maintain database with product defects, user reviews, survey information and functional improvements.
  • Coordinate with product development teams and software engineers to recommend solutions to maximize performance and efficiency
  • Perform reviews, walkthroughs, or inspections and adhere to established governance standards.

Required skills (rank in order of importance):

The ability to:

  • 5 years translating business requirements or policy documentation into test cases and scenarios
  • 5 years building test cases and scenarios into test systems
  • Document and support development of test scenarios/cases and the execution of testing activities
  • Should be able to communicate and publish status reports of all open issues and gaps found during test phase and articulate the details to the Development teams
  • Direct hands on experience with formal test design techniques like Equivalence Class Partitioning and Pairwise Analysis
  • Experience with test design tools like PICT or equivalent orthogonal based tool

Preferred skills (rank in order of importance):

  • 5+ years large enterprise or e-business systems experience.
  • Deep knowledge of healthcare operations (preferably Medicaid), business processes
  • Proficient in Atlassian tool suite including JIRA and Confluence
  • Prior experience working in a standard SDLC (waterfall methodology) & in an AGILE delivery.

Required education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, business, or related field. Years of experience can substitute for formal education.

Required certifications:

  • None required. Technical and/or Project Management certifications from recognized sources are desirable.