Job Description :
6 month contract
Multiple openings

Uses risk based approach to identifying scope of testing. Creates test plans, identifies test environments, dependencies, constraints, priority of test cases and scheduled time for testing
Creates and executes complex SQL queries
Responsible for ensuring end to end testing methodology is followed, including all appropriate documentation and requirements
Sets up or validates the set software and data in the test environment, per specs
Ensures test results are accurate, thorough and appropriately documented
Communicates results and coordinates with Project Managers, Business and Systems Analysts, Developers, and other key IT staff and leadership as appropriate
Documents problems or results inconsistent with expected results
Signs off on application for release to the next testing stage or to the production environment
Generates and distributes periodic status reports for testing
Sets up and executes complex scripts independently
Writes/coordinates resolution of system defects
Participates in requirements gathering sessions or solicits information on incomplete requirements
Participates in facilitation and coordination of user acceptance testing
Skills required:
Associates degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
A minimum of three years of work experience in business and/or system testing
Must have strong knowledge of SDLC with an emphasis on testing methodologies
Ability to quickly & thoroughly understand As-Is and To-Be business processes to understand what''s changing
Ability to communicate with the business in business language and with developers in technical language
Must have strong PC skills and demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite products
Should have prior work experience with testing management tools and concepts
Ability to read logical and physical data models and understand the relationship between various tables
Ability to clearly identify data needs and requirements for the respective test efforts
Ability to read various system input/output files like XML, Flat files, ANSI 834, 835 etc. ?
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the healthcare domain with exposure to Claims Processing applications and business flows
Experience with use cases and user stories
Exposure to Agile / Lean Methodology
Experience participating in Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions