Job Description :
This position will provide testing and Quality Assurance support of a larger technology modernization and transformation project.

The QA Analyst will help ensure the highest quality of the product before it reaches the customer.

JOB DUTIES:
Participate in analysis and design of features and enhancements (5%)
Participate in an Agile SDLC (5%)
Establish estimates for quality assurance tasks (5%)
Create and execute manual test cases for the Medicaid project according to standards and best practices (25%)
Develop and execute automated testing scripts to efficiently test new functionality and continually retest existing functionality (25%)
Review, verify, and track software defects from any and all sources (10%)
Participate in the development, maintenance, and execution of regression testing via an automated testing tool (10%)
Assist in maintenance of defect-tracking system (5%)
Actively contribute to process refinement and documentation. (5%)
Actively contribute to enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the QA organization. (5%)


REQUIRED SKILLS:
The primary area of responsibility in this position is to test new and existing software both functionally and via an automated testing tool; position requires an experienced Quality Assurance Analyst to work on federally mandated changes for Medicaid. Position will develop, create, modify, and execute test cases. The QA Analyst will analyze business requirements and use cases in order to create test plans, then create both automated test scripts as well as manual test plans to verify software development against the application requirements. Test cases will focus on the verification of both the user interface as well as the database.
The QA Analyst will help ensure the highest quality of our product before it reaches our customers. He or she will be responsible for creating and executing system test plans for application development efforts according to defined application requirements. The QA Analyst finds and tracks software defects, coordinates re-testing with the project team and documents the conditions and results of testing.
Understanding of IT development and implementation projects
Superb written and oral communications skills, including the ability to elicit requirements, document system as built, and develop business process models. Strong proficiency in English is required.
Impeccable integrity. This project will have very high visibility and will impact significant expenditures of public funds. Candidates must be confident with their abilities to make correct decisions and the courage to speak out when necessary.
Willingness and ability to effectively engage with people and organizations on a continuous basis.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
Medicaid eligibility system/business operations experience.
Candidates that embrace “other duties as assigned”
Candidates that can thrive in a dynamic constantly evolving environment
Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) experience
Medicaid operations experience.
Agile software development methodology
Agility to work as an independent contributor and team player
Demonstrated leadership experience

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
A bachelor''s degree in computer science or related technical field or equivalent experience in Quality Assurance.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:
None required. Certification and/or training CSQA or BABOK or automated testing tool are beneficial