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Senior Test Analyst

Company: CareFirst, Inc.
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Job Description:

PURPOSE: The associate assists in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of assigned systems through the development and execution of efficient test plans, test cases, automated testing scripts, and test scenarios.

The STA will be responsible for creating, maintaining, modifying, managing and executing testing plans, test cases, low-level automated test scripts, and test scenarios. The STA will work with testing tools, report on testing metrics, and help to extend the use of technology in testing. In addition, the STA must be able to communicate affectively and collaborate with other teams as necessary.

Develop skills to review, analyze and validate manual and automated test cases and the associated requirements that impact the business production systems. Work is reviewed for accuracy and quality performance.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Under the direct supervision of the Team Lead, the associate’s accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Accountable for creating, coding and keying accurate and thorough test plans and test cases with pre-determined results. Executes tests and reviews test data within specified scheduled dates.

Accountable for analyzing test and operational problems to determine presence and scope of potential code defects. Reports errors through a structured defect tracking process. Communicates weekly with management verbally and via written detail status report regarding potential problems and concerns.

Develop and maintain business and technical knowledge through classroom training, testing workshops, reading, and research, etc. Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of testing tools. Expand business knowledge of product benefits, corporate policies, division and department goals and department procedures.

Accountable for reviewing and analyzing business and system requirements and specifications for system programs and modules.

Coordinates with customers to resolve issues. Verify satisfaction of internal and external customer requests and obtain information to create test data.

Participates in project work group meetings (internal/external peer reviews, walk through, status meetings, Software Process Improvement, JAD sessions etc.)

Initiates Change Management Records (CMRs) or CareFirst Information Technology Tracking System (CITT) requests for necessary system changes or enhancements.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline or equivalent work experience.

• 3-5 years of experience in functional analysis, testing, verification and validation

• Experience creating test plans, test cases and test scenarios from scratch

• Experience mapping requirements to test requirements, test plans and test cases

• Experience with at least 2 relational database management system (e.g., DB2, Oracle, SQL)

• Knowledge and understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)

• Knowledge and understanding of Agile methodology and tools

• Experience with at least 2 defect tracking tools (e.g., HP ALM, Bugzilla, PVCS Tracker, ClearQuest, Team Track) and 1 test management tool (e.g., HP ALM)

• Experience with Microsoft Office Tools (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Automation scripting and some level of programming experience

• Experience in multiple environments and/or on multiple operating systems (i.e., Windows, Linux, UNIX) and technologies (.Net, Web technologies, etc.)

• Understanding of the configuration management (CM) processes

• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

• Experience with managing workload and task assignment for contractor resources

• Desire to learn and grow

• Ability to create, maintain and run database queries

Skills:

• Ability to work independently and effectively in small teams is necessary as, must work overtime when necessary and be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

• Associate must be a team player, use professional judgment, and must support organizational and departmental goals.

• Individual must demonstrate initiative, work well independently as well as a contributing member of a team.

• Must possess leadership skills to mentor associates and develop talent

• Should be well organized and detail oriented as well

• Good written and oral communication skills.

Preferred:

• Experience working in the healthcare industry

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

Serving Maryland, the District of Columbia and portions of Virginia, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is the shared business name of CareFirst of Maryland, Inc. and Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc. In the District of Columbia and Maryland, CareFirst MedPlus is the business name of First Care, Inc. In Virginia, CareFirst MedPlus is the business name of First Care, Inc. of Maryland (Used in VA By: First Care, Inc.).

First Care, Inc., CareFirst of Maryland, Inc., Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., CareFirst BlueChoice, Inc. and The Dental Network are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Names and Symbols are registered trademarks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

CareFirst of Maryland, Inc. and The Dental Network underwrite products in Maryland only.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or generic information.

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. To comply with this law, CareFirst must collect information regarding an employee’s identity and employment eligibility and document that information on a document referred to as Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, no later than three business days from when the employee begins work for pay. If you are hired, you will be required to provide certain information on the form necessary to establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States and certain required supporting documents.

If you experience any technical difficulties during this process, please send an email detailing the specific problem you are having to careers@carefirst.com and we will respond as soon as possible.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) If you believe that you have experienced discrimination, contact OFCCP at 800-397-6251 (TTY 877-889-5627 ) or www.dol.gov/ofccp .

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