Houston, TX, United States
Engineering, Quality, Sciences, It
Apr 26, 2023
At Humana, we are looking for a Senior QA Engineer to lead our quality initiatives and help us continue to produce high-quality products. The ideal candidate for this position should have an advanced grasp of the full gamut of the software engineering lifecycle: requirement gathering, design proposals, implementation, testing and maintenance for the enhancement of both existing and new products & tools. The Senior QA Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing quality plans, conducting audits, and leading quality improvement projects. Also, will also be responsible for training and mentoring other Junior QA engineers
The Senior QA Engineer role plays an important part in the product development process and will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets needs, while being cost-effective. This individual will monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards. This individual will also help with software development on the team when needed. The Senior Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer will develop and execute functional, system integration, end2end, regression and automated tests to ensure product quality. Senior Quality Assurance Engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging, and defining corrective actions and reviewing system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g., defect densities and open defect counts.). Our work is very data dependent, and this candidate will be expected to understand and perform data analytics, data extraction and transformation testing. This candidate will lead quality and provide technical support to project team members and rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The position will involve a variety of complicated tasks and may require leadership of others, working under general direction.
Understand customer, business, and technical requirements to develop effective test plans and cases
Design, implement, and execute manual and automated tests to ensure the quality of software products
Analyze test results, identify defects, and work with development teams to resolve issues
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Take part in testcase reviews where appropriate.
Work closely with developers, emphasizing to them the importance of responsible, quality testing practices.
Monitor the continued quality of technology products and finding ways to increase the quality of those products.
Continually seek opportunities to improve, optimize and simplify existing testing processes and methodologies, using automation when possible.
Work with engineering teams to ensure adequate feature and cross-feature integration and end to end testing is carried out to ensure appropriate test coverage.
Train new team members on quality assurance processes and tools
Carry out all responsibilities in accordance to plan with key stakeholders.
Build strong working relationships with cross department teams and needs excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and oral communication and active listening skills.
Bachelor's Degree in a science, engineering or computing related discipline OR equivalent experience.
7 yrs. experience with software testing and/or experience defining an Agile Software testing process.
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Knowledge of one or more computer programming languages, such as SQL, JAVA, Perl, or Python
Experience in working with multiple and/or remote teams in different time zones.
Familiar with Agile practices and Test-Driven Development techniques
Delivery focused - time, scope, quality
Cloud experience such as Azure, AWS
Experience with Azure DevOps
Experience with qTest
To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates' ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:
At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested
Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership
Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.
Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job
Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information
According to Humana's COVID-19 policy, vaccination and masking is required regardless of vaccination status (with exception for eating and drinking) for associates working in a clinical setting where patients receive care (e.g., pharmacy retail locations, clinics, home care). The policy only requires the primary series alone (first and second vaccine). Boosters are encouraged, but not required. Associates have the option to request an accommodation for medical, religious or other personal needs.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=Humana_Website.
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