Lead Quality Assurance Analyst

Elign Consulting

You will ensure that your team members have the guidance they need to deliver timely and relevant solutions.

Ability to apply depth of expertise within your product team and function as a subject matter expert for other staff including offshore team as well as partnering continuously with QA Practice community, regression and automation team and stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of constantly striving for improvement and learning that are in the best interests of client.
As a senior member in Information Technology, you may lead QA team members collaborating with vendor partners in delivering business value solutions.  You will ensure that your team members have the guidance they need to deliver timely and relevant solutions.  
This role is directly responsible to:
  • Lead and mentor QA team members including offshore team within your product team.
  • Design, Develop and execute test strategy, test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).
  • Establish and evolve QA Best Practices, ensuring that the team is using proven best practices.
  • Promote usage of tools, automation and develop new processes to ensure quality goals are met in alignment with stakeholder needs.
  • Execute testing deliverables for the product team.
  • Act as key point of contact for coordinating QA  activities across various product teams and representing your team outside  of IT
  • Meet deadlines and work with an agile mindset.
  • Advocate for test coverage within the team from anyone who can help.
  • Have a strong commitment to delivering business value through critical thinking processes and raw effort.
  • Create and support a collaborative culture with team-oriented mindset.
  • Work collaboratively within your product team, ERAD Team, QA Practice community and the IT department as well as when working with vendor partners.
Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field, plus 5 years of work experience beyond degree.
  • Have Health Care Payer experience with special consideration to work in the enrollment domain. Secondary consideration given to work in the claims domain with a Payer.
  • Have deep understanding of UI validation including desktop web browser and mobile device validation concepts that can be demonstrated verbally and supported with job history.
  • This position needs to have leadership skills that are both formal and informal. The candidate may lead offshore staff but must lead the team in quality and test practices. Can support this verbally in the interview.
  • Can demonstrate a high aptitude for technology and learning new skills. This must be supported verbally with examples and possible demonstrations.
  • The candidate must be an effective influencer in day to day decision making when it comes to what to do next, velocity that can be supported, team assistance needed to have effective coverage and test depth and breadth for horizontal and vertical test paths.
  • Experience with developing suites with cloud partners like SauceLabs or Browserstack.
  • Comfortable in understanding requirements and proactively clarifying ambiguity with stakeholders, BA, PO,SM or anyone in the product team.
  • Understands how to test API’s with either SoapUI or Postman and can talk to developing test suites with one or both.
  • Experience with defect management tools for tracking and monitoring defects, experience with test management software with expertise in developing and executing regression suites and proficient in using Agile Management tools such as Version One.
Nice to have
  • Experience with any other role in a product team that goes beyond having filled in for someone-you lived it.
  • Have experience in using ETL testing tools like QuerySurge.
  • Have batch file validation experience using ETL concepts.