Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of South Carolina
Job Title: Quality Assurance Tester
Duration: 12 Months
Start Date: 09/26/2016
Location: Columbia, SC 29202
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Phone or In-person
cBiz Requirement ID: SSC_QA894_VB

Required Skills:

Quality Assurance Tester - Advanced Testing of small to large projects

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.

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.


Department: The State of South Carolina - Department of Health and Human Services

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.

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