Lead Testing Specialist

Selenium, Java, Acceptance Testing
Contract W2, Contract Independent
$50 - $55
Work from home available

Job Description

MHBE seeks Lead Testing Specialist to provide User Acceptance Testing, Automation Testing, and related services for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange systems. 


Duties / Responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team of Testing Specialists performing manual and/or automation testing, direct the work of the testing team as they design and execute tests and evaluate results. 
  • Utilize performance testing techniques such as performance modeling, establishing baselines, services monitoring, and profiling system performance. 
  • Use performance tools and techniques such as JMeter, Gatling, BlazeMeter or similar tools to simulate large enterprise environments. 
  • Prepare test scripts and all required test documentation, design and prepare all needed test data, review test results, and evaluate for conformance to design. 
  • Translate verbal and written requirements/functional specifications into effective test cases/scenarios to conduct integrated, scenario-based User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of a complex healthcare system. 
  • Create test cases to be used in testing business applications to verify that stakeholder requirements are incorporated into the system design. 
  • Develop and identify test data for test scenarios. 
  • Execute test cases and document results of the execution. 
  • Document defects identified during test case execution and work with developers to resolve the defects. 
  • Create a test plan and a test calendar to coordinate testing within the project and establish timelines for successful completion. 
  • Assist in preparing time estimates and justification for assigned tasks. 
  • Work with stakeholders and management to resolve issues and validate requirements within their specific areas of responsibility. 
  • Conduct quality assurance activities such as peer reviews of test cases, test plans, and test case execution results. 
  • Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities. 
  • Note: The candidate must have the flexibility to work overtime, as needed, to include weekends, holidays, and off-hours. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience in User Acceptance Testing. 
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience leading teams of software testers. 
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in development of automation scripts using Selenium, Selenium Web Driver, QTP, Python or similar tools. 
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in writing SQL queries with strong knowledge of database concepts. 
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in developing automated scripts for RESTful services and integrating them with Jenkins/GIT. 
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in testing websites across multiple browsers, testing web-services, back-end processing and data validation utilizing SQL. 
  • Strong testing and analytical skills with keen attention to details. 
  • Experience in Quality Assurance (QA) related functions. 
  • Proven experience working effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders from multiple functional teams in an organization. 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience as a JAVA/Web application tester on complex and dynamic, multi-agency technology projects within the healthcare industry. 
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience leading teams of software testers performing manual and/or automation testing. 
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. 
  • Hands-on experience with backend database testing on DB2, SQL, PostgreSQL or any other enterprise database systems. 
  • Strong technical testing skills using SQL to perform complex DB queries. 
  • Experience with defect-tracking/management tools such as JIRA. 
  • Experience in testing or supporting State Based Marketplace or healthcare systems. 
  • Experience with EDI 834 and Medicaid 8001 transactions. 
  • Demonstrated experience with industry standard Quality Assurance best practices for Agile and Iterative SDLCs, testing methodologies, version control systems, implementation, and deployment activities. 
  • Experience in system testing, data warehouse migration testing, data integrity testing and data transformation related testing. 
Dice Id : 10237779
Position Id : 7113249
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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