QA Test Lead

Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago
Information Technology




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The QA Test Lead will be responsible for QA initiatives through the full project lifecycle starting with business requirement development continuing through deployment.


  • QA Test Lead, responsible for testing and delivering quality products in an assigned service line.
  • Lead QA initiatives including oversight for cross-functional QA team members contributing to the testing effort in a hands-on role;
  • Collaborate with the QA Manager to evaluate and enhance QA standards, technologies and process for monitoring “Best Practices”.
  • Review vendor provided documentation and user manuals to obtain functional and technical knowledge of assigned application technology.
  • Responsible for the creation and on-going maintenance of the Master Test Plan for the program.
  • Analyzes, defines and documents testing requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, controls, and outputs.
  • Contributes to the QA estimation and budgeting process for program test initiatives.
  • Designs testing framework including scope, tools, data and methodologies to apply for highly complex and broad application systems. 
  • Creates system, integration, end to end, and regression test sets for new application functionality, product releases, enhancements, and regulatory modifications using business scenarios and use cases.
  • Document defects and assist with classification, tracking, retesting, and resolution as required
  • Synthesize test results information to determine software quality trends.
  • Generate test metrics and measures of quality in order to track, assess and report on program adherence.
  • Serve as liaison role between application technology vendors, internal IT groups, and business users.
  • Act as a strong advocate for quality in the product development process.
  • Other duties as assigned


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  •  BA or BS degree preferred and/or other relevant combination of training and experience.




  • 5 plus years of Software Quality Assurance experience
  • 2-5 years industry experience preferred
  • QA Certification a plus
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with testing strategy and quality throughout the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC). 
  • Expert at QA methodologies, tools and approaches (black box, white box and automated testing experience).
  • Excellent leadership and coordination skills.
  • Consultative management and communications styles;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with QA professionals, Programmer Analysts, Managers and Business partners. 
  • Experience leading QA teams on initiatives of at least 3 people.
  • Ability to give presentations easily, professionally and creatively.
  • Demonstrated ability in facilitating cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment
  • Capable of multi-tasking and adapting in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Ability to prioritize, manage, and execute multiple tasks, define problems, and develop a mean or method to resolve them with limited supervision. 
  • Extensive knowledge of QA tools, such as HPQC or similar tools and methodologies
  • Proficient expertise with the Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, and Vision, and Power Point.


Travel Requirements:

  •  May require local travel
  •  May require other travel for business needs


Working Arrangements:

  • May require after hours on all support
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.


Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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