Test Engineer

Manual Testing, Automated Testing, UAT, BDD / TDD, ALM
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Market ++
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Sr. Test Engineer is responsible for managing the Quality Assurance analysis function for the implementation and validation of Clinical and Medical Research Informatics tools. The selected candidate develops standardized testing procedures for the business, and work with vendors to ensure high functioning delivery of devops initiatives.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for developing and executing formal test plans to ensure the delivery of quality software applications.
  • Supports test planning, writing test cases/scripts, test case automation and test execution.
  • Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status.
  • Collects and analyzes data for software process evaluation and improvements, and integrates them into business processes to address the needs of the business.
  • Reviews test cases prepared by the testers & co-ordinates with SMEs for further review & coverage.
  • Learns the tools used for testing and supports test execution and defect management.
  • Analyzes the defect raised against the requirements, uploads them in ALM and participates in defect meetings
  • Supports the business users during UAT and manages issues during implementation.
  • Provides input for preparing the Test Summary Report.

Education and Experience Guidelines

  • Experience with Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Development (TDD), and/or associated tools like ‘Cucumber’ is preferred.
  • Experience testing Java, Python and/or Ruby on Rails based applications is required.
  • Experience with testing RESTful API is required.
  • Some programming skill in Java, Python, and/or Ruby on Rails is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical or Scientific Discipline and a minimum 7 years technical experience; Masters degree preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of some aspect of the clinical or medical research environment is preferred
  • Must have minimum 2 years experience with leading the testing function for projects of similar scope in the pharmaceutical, medical research, or clinical research (clinical trials) domains.
  • Must have experience with industry-standard test suites such as HP ALM or Quality Center.

About Essex Management

Essex Management LLC (Essex) is a privately held, SBA-certified small business with offices in Maryland and Connecticut. Essex was founded in 2009 by experienced consulting leaders with many years of past performance delivering clinical / pharmaceutical data management, IT hardware services, and IT software services in the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies.

Today, our footprint has expanded from the pharmaceutical R&D technology space to include a specialization in health and clinical informatics consulting in the public, private, and academic research sectors; as well as supporting managed staffing programs in the regulated pharmaceutical and electric utility industries.

The cornerstone of Essex’s success is our dedicated and experienced personnel. Our staff consists of industry veterans with valuable research, business, and technical skills. We maintain an uncompromising standard for excellence in all our placements, internal and external.

Essex Management is an equal opportunity employer.  Essex Management does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

Posted By

Michael Hotchkiss

Dice Id : RTL106108
Position Id : 803976
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