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SQA Engineer Consultant Technical Testing

Kaiser Permanente
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

As SQA Engineer Consultant Technical testing -  You will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle which includes estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and automation support of applications developed for our business partners. As a member working in an automation team you will take direction from automation manager, testing architects and Leads on testing activities. Work on developing different automation framework, automate test cases using framework based on Java Script, Java, Protractor, Chai, Mocha, Kafka, etc and testing Web based application using Node.js, Angular, Micro Services architecture in cloud deployment model to solve large scale processing problems. The software application landscape within KP-IT spans many technologies that include:

-building automation platform on cloud (Blumix, AWS & Azure)

-using Java Script, Rest based API,  Java or any other language to solving data problems

-implementing Automation framework using Protractor, Selenium, Mocha, Chai, Cucumber and RestAssured.

-Experience designing and implementing Continuous integration using Jenkin and Continuous Delivery CI/CD.

-Experience using Github for source control.

-Implementing SDLC best practices and Agile methods


In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for overseeing major programming efforts, designing and populating a Web Services Toolkit for internal use, and developing web-based JavaScript applications.Some of the unique challenges this position will face include coaching lower-level programming resources, training others and communicating best practices, monitoring development quality, and making build or buy decisions for Web Services tools.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Leads the development of quality assurance (QA) test project strategies, methodologies, and standard processes for large-scale, complex IT initiatives spanning all QA domains by analyzing business and technology requirements to ensure testability and traceability, and determining testing scope and approach.
  • Oversees and addresses critical issues, dependencies, and risks related to testing.
  • Ensures quality assurance projects are appropriately staffed, work plans are followed, and milestones are met.
  • Reviews and signs off on testing scope and approach, and partners with cross-functional IT and business stakeholders to review and approve the overall testing approach.
  • Manages the development test scenarios and execution of test cases across all testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).
  • Ensures quality metrics are tracked across testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).
  • Manages the review and validation of testable business processes, test data, and test environment requirements.
  • Develops quality assurance (QA) project plans for moderately to highly complex projects by identifying project scope, work plans, schedules, milestones, and critical paths, and ensuring proper staffing.
  • Develops guidelines and best practices to ensure test plans and timelines are aligned with project/program milestones.
  • Defines and ensures adherence with entry and exit criteria according to Kaiser testing standards.
  • Reviews project status and milestones reports, provides justification for and first-level authorization for exceptions and waivers, and meets with IT and business stakeholders to address contingency plans, as appropriate.
  • Generates scheduled reports (e.g., test execution, defects, ad hoc reports) and provides daily test execution metrics to IT teams and management, as appropriate.
  • Initiates and evaluates required business process improvements in order to achieve business results and appropriate solutions for customers.

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    Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-26

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