Quality Assurance "QA" Lead Connecture
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Connecture:
Connecture is focused on delivering integrated web-based sales and service automation solutions to the insurance industry. Connecture has automated elements of the insurance sales process for over 30 health and life insurance organizations, and its solutions currently support the sales and servicing of over 27 billion in annual premiums. Its industry-proven solutions encompass the entire spectrum of multi-channel insurance sales and services for group and individual markets. As a young company with a rapidly growing client base throughout the country, Connecture offers an exciting, creative and flexible work environment with excellent compensation, benefits and equity incentives.
Client Services Department Mission:
Deliver exceptional solutions through the highest standards of quality, process, and teamwork
The Lead Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst works with other members of the Connecture project team to deliver high quality web-based sales solutions for the health insurance industry. The Lead QA Analyst applies professional knowledge, experience, and problem-solving skills to identify opportunities for improved testing methods and practices. In addition, the Lead QA Analyst champions corporate goals by implementing organizational and process improvement initiatives and provides developmental training to team members where necessary. The Lead QA Analyst candidate must possess strong project management, leadership, problem solving and communication skills in addition to having a customer-focused mindset and an understanding of the importance of accountability and attention to detail. The Lead QA Analyst may be requested to attend requirements and design sessions at the client site.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Support the Project Manager in ensuring the project success factors are met:QA Project Plan, Estimates and Resource Allocations,SDLC (Connecture Methodology) Compliance, Change Control,Issue and Risk Management and Client Satisfaction.
Demonstrate leadership ability in all assignments.
Work independently with little supervision.
Act as a mentor and leader for all quality assurance resources.
Demonstrate high degree of organization and follow through.
Possess a strong working knowledge of Connectures software application.
Client Deliverable Responsibilities
Act as a quality assurance subject matter expert throughout the project lifecycle and recommend testing solutions and strategies to increase efficiencies in project work.
Coordinate and assist in the development and execution of the smoke, functional, system, and regression test cases to support the implementation of Connectures software solutions of web-based technologies.
Review and provide feedback on product requirements, functional design specifications, and architecture and technical designs.
Assist QA Automation in defining scope and approach for automated rate, regression, smoke and performance testing.
Participate in build process and ensure release documentation is accurate and thorough for QA environment migrations.
Submit weekly QA project reports outlining project progress, status, testing, percentage completion and issues in testing or delivery.
Attend and participate in project management/status/review meetings, facilitate defect meetings and provide issue resolution regarding project status and quality and risk management.
Coordinate and participate in test case reviews.
Develop deep knowledge of Connectures product functionality and of health insurance practices and processes.
SDLC (Connecture Methodology) and Internal Responsibilities:
Take overall responsibility for internal QA processes and deliverables on complex client engagements consisting of multiple, concurrent implementations.
Create, review and maintain quality assurance deliverables in support of Connectures SDLC: QA Test Strategy, QA Test Plan, QA Project Plan, QA Project Status Reports, QA Metrics Reports, Test Cases.
Create accurate estimates for QA project tasks (startup through execution) and for client submitted Change Requests.
Help to establish and implement QA processes and procedures for defect reporting, metrics reporting, and overall QA methodologies.
Assist Consultant resources in creating and maintaining requirements traceability from requirements and design to development and testing.
Work with the Technical Lead, Lead Consultant and Project Manager to acknowledge sign-off and acceptance of exit/entry criteria through each phase of the project.
Support the Project Manager in project planning and estimating, including QA resource allocations and recruitment (if necessary).
Participate in on-going, pre- and post-project quality reviews.
Manage all project quality assurance resources to their project tasks and ensure high quality, on time delivery of all project deliverables.
Support Project Manager in career growth of Connecture quality assurance resources regarding staff development, morale, administration of project evaluations and employee promotions.
Enter time into time reporting software by deadline set by Connecture PMO.
Qualifications and Required Skills:
6+ years testing experience with internet/web application, client/server application, and system implementations using manual and automated testing tools.
2+ years prior quality assurance project management / team lead experience.
2+ years of prior health insurance, general healthcare or general insurance experience or 2+ years of Connecture Senior Quality Assurance Analyst level experience.
Highly competent with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel (sufficient in MS Project).
Knowledgeable of functional and system test management and execution as well as data interface and integration testing techniques.
Experience with the full software development life cycle (requirements through implementation) and insight into software development best practices.
Must have tested RDBMS applications and be able to write and execute basic SQL queries using MS SQL Query Analyzer or equivalent tools.
Technical background in testing web applications (ASP w/VBScript, ASP.NET w/C#, COM+ w/VB 6.0, .NET Framework w/C#, Java, HTML, SQL and XML/XSL running on Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows 2003 platforms).
Prior experience with automated testing tools (Winrunner/TestDirector).
Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to clearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members.
Proven leadership and ability to manage multiple projects/team members.
Demonstrated ability to influence processes within a software development group.
External customer relationship management and facilitation skills.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Effective interpersonal and teamwork skills for sharing information and resolving problems across project team members.
Responds strongly and positively to challenging work and deadlines and is able to work in fast paced, dynamic and team oriented environment.
BA degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Engineering, Business, or Communication (or equivalent experience)
Growing Company and endless professional development
||101 Marietta Street |
Atlanta, GA 30303
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