Testing Specialist

Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
Date Posted: 11-02-2018
Duties / Responsibilities
  • Translate verbal and written requirements/functional specifications into effective test cases/scenarios in order to conduct integrated, scenario-based User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of a complex healthcare system.
  • Create test cases for testing business applications to verify functional requirements are incorporated into the system design.
  • Apply, design and develop automated testing strategies and build automation testing frameworks.
  • Develop testing strategy for cross browser, 508 and mobile testing.
  • 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 and establish timelines for successful completion.
  • Hands on experience with performance testing techniques such as performance modeling, establishing baselines, services monitoring, and profiling system performance.
  • Experience with using performance tools and techniques to simulate large enterprise environments, such as JMeter, Gatling, BlazeMeter or similar tools.
  • 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.
Note: The candidate must have the flexibility to work overtime, as needed, to include weekends, holidays, and off-hours.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A minimum ofsix (6) years of experience in User Acceptance Testing.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in development of automation scripts using Selenium, Selenium Web Driver,QTP, Python, etc.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in writing SQL queries with strong knowledge of database concepts.
  • Experience in developing automated scripts for RESTful services and integrating them with Jenkins/GIT.
  • Experience in testing websites across multiple browsers, testing web-services, back-end processing and data validation utilizing SQL/Oracle.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance (QA) related functions.
  • Proven experience working effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders from multiple functional teams of the organization.
Preferred Qualifications
The additional Experience/Knowledge/Skills listed below are preferred by the MHBE. 
  • 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 in the development of automation scripts using Selenium,Cucumber, Gherkin,QTP etc.
  • Experience with the functional aspects of Maryland Health Benefit Exchange system or any State Based Marketplace (SBM) systems.
  • Experience in testing EDI 834 and Medicaid 8001 transactions.
  • Familiarity with SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Hands-on experience in backend database testing on DB2, SQL, PostgreSQL or any other enterprise database systems.
  • Demonstrated strong technical testing skills using SQL to perform complex DB queries.
  • Experience with defect -tracking/management tools such as JIRA.
  • 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 mobile testing, system testing, data warehouse migration testing, data integrity testing and data transformation related testing
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