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Senior QA Specialist EDI
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
$42 - $52 per hour
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 only
$42 - $52 per hour
Jacksonville, FL

Job Summary
IT Testing Specialists creates test deliverables (for example, strategies, plans and test cases) and performs hands-on testing for internally developed or external purchased products. Types of testing may include system, integration, regression and end-to-end testing. IT Testing Specialists deploy or execute job streams for creating test beds as appropriate, design test scenarios, author test scripts, execute tests and track defects to certify that applications meet the approved system requirements. IT Testing Specialists collaborate with other IT staff as appropriate, to review and understand system requirements and design, review test strategy and design, identify resolution for defects identified during testing, and also to analyze and make specific recommendations on usability/functionality improvements that can be integrated into business processes.

Essential Functions
• The essential functions listed represent the major duties of this role, additional duties may be assigned.
• Creates a test approach, identifying scope of testing with risk based approach for each feature or scope of work in a project effort identifying test environments, dependencies, constraints, prioritizing test cases and scheduling time for the testing.
• Responsible for ensuring end to end testing methodology including all appropriate documentation and requirements.
• Identifies tests that are good candidates for automation. Identifies approaches for risk based testing for each feature or scope of work in a project effort and prioritizes test execution in order to test high risk/high impact scenarios first.
• Sets up software and hardware in the test lab, per specs.
• Ensures test results are accurate, thorough and appropriately documented.
• Communicates results and coordinates logistics to the Systems Analysts, Developers, and other key IT staff and leadership as appropriate.
• Documents problems or results inconsistent with expected results.
• Performs quality assurance tests on all work and performs detailed analysis on test results.
• Certifies application for release to the next testing stage or to the production environment. Generates and distributes periodic status reports for testing.
• Sets up and executes complex scripts independently.
• Sets up test data beds based on data matching specific test conditions.
• Creates and executes moderately complex SQL queries.
• Executes automated test scripts.
• Writes/coordinates resolution of system defects. Ensures appropriate hand-offs and re-testing
• May provide technical guidance to other IT Testing Specialists.
• Participates in requirements gathering sessions or solicits information on incomplete requirements.
• Participates in facilitation and coordination of user acceptance testing.
• Design tests to aid learning and mitigate risks.
• Work with developers to create automated tests.
• Work with business analysts and business stakeholders to undertake exploratory testing.
• Ensures stories contain specific acceptance test conditions which communicate objectives to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Create automated test scripts for sprints.
• Update automated test scripts after a sprint is complete.
• Knowledge of performance and security vulnerability testing is a plus.
• Assist product owner in coming up with the acceptance criteria for user stories.

Required Work Experience
4+ years related work experience or equivalent combination of transferable experience and education. Experience Details: Progressive work experience in business and/or system testing 
Required Management Experience
No supervisory/management experience required 
Required Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience IT related field 
Additional Required Qualifications

Must have strong knowledge of SDLC with an emphasis on testing methodologies 
Thorough understanding of the business process(s) and flows involved in the system capabilities being tested 
Thoroughly understands As-Is and To-Be business processes to understand what's changing 
Ability to communicate with the business in business language and with developers in technical language 
Must have strong PC skills and demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite products 
Should have solid work experience with testing management tools and concepts and have a solid knowledge of automated testing tools 
Must have the ability to extract data utilizing moderately complex SQL queries 
Ability to read logical and physical data models and understand the relationship between various tables 
Ability to clearly identify data needs and requirements for the respective test efforts 
Ability to execute automated test scripts as needed 
Ability to read various system input/output files like XML, Flat, X12 (834, 835, 837) etc
Preferred Licenses and Certifications
CTFL certification

Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Quality Assurance
3 - 6100%
Automated Testing
Regression Testing
Agile Methodology
Test Case Preparation
Exploratory Testing
Requirements Gathering
System Testing
Position Recruiter
Dino Lango
Technical Recruiter