Job Description

Location: Steward Health Care
Posted Date: 6/7/2021

The Quality Assurance Analyst performs software quality assurance (SQA) activities (primarily Manual Testing) in order to validate/verify that software is free from defects prior to implementation within Steward Health Care System (SHCS). The Quality Assurance Analyst reports to a Quality Assurance Manager and works with other members of the IS Quality Assurance Team in order to achieve the aforementioned goal.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Responsibilities
• Analyze Requirements (Business/Functional Requirements, Technical Requirements and Stories)
• Build and Maintain Test Scenarios and Test Cases (Manual Tests)
• Execute Test Plans
o Execute Test Cases (Manual Tests) against Vendor-Developed or In-House-Developed Software
o Execute Test Scripts (Automated Tests) against Vendor-Developed or In-House-Developed Software
o Document all Test Results (including Pass/Fail Statuses and Artifacts) within Test Management Tool
• Identify and Report Defects using Defect Management Tool(s)
• Create and Send Test Summary Reports
• Re-Test Defects (Corrections) and surrounding Affected Functionality
o Update Test Results and Defects within Test and Defect Management Tools

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Knowledge & Skills
• Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) Frameworks and Defect Life Cycle Process
• Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall Methodologies
• Proficiency with Manual Testing (Automated Testing a plus)
• Capability of Smoke Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing and Ad-Hoc Testing
o Expertise with Compatibility Testing, Exploratory Testing, Interface Testing, Load Testing, Negative Testing, Performance Testing, Security Testing, Stress Testing and User Acceptance Testing a plus
• Involvement with Front-End (UI) and/or Back-End (Database) Testing

Personal Skills
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Outstanding problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
• Excellent communication (verbal and written) and listening skills
• Tremendous organization, prioritization and time management skills
• Capability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Regulatory Knowledge
• Attentiveness to applicable data privacy laws and regulations (HIPAA, PHI, PI, etc.)
• Awareness of regulatory bodies and policies (CMS, TJC, ARRA-MU, etc.)

I. Education:
• Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science, Information Science or Computer Science-related field a plus) or 4 years equivalent work experience

II. Experience:
• 1-2 years experience in a Software Quality Assurance (Manual Tester) position

III. Certification/Licensure:
• International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Foundation Level-Certified Tester Certification a plus

IV. Software/Hardware:
• Highly skilled use of Microsoft applications (Excel, SharePoint and Visio)
• Proficient use of Test and Defect Management Tools
• Experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) software including Athena, Cerner, eCW, MEDITECH and/or other EHRs a plus

V. Other:
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Occasional evening and weekend work, as needed
• Some travel may be required

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal ability to furnish information. 41 CFR 630-1.35.

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