Allscripts

  • Associate Quality Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    2018-15014
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(7/14/2018 5:12 PM)
    Category
    Quality/Software Testing
  • Overview

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    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 primary purpose of this role is to help ensure product quality, through the planning and execution of: 1) product testing, and/or 2) process/product standards compliance. The incumbent may have direct involvement in manual or automated test efforts or in developing and managing compliance to standards for process or product quality. Depending on the need and skill level, there may be more technical and/or planning and leadership dimensions to this role.

    Responsibilities

    • Assure product quality through the development of net-new manual or automated test scripts. This effort should maximize the ROI while minimizing quality risks. Output consistent with department's guidelines
    • Assure process quality and consistency through development or adherence to guidelines and standards appropriate to product and industry and/or development life cycle
    • Leverage (if necessary, develop) metrics-based governance, relevant reporting and audit mechanisms. Assist project manager in identifying data to maintain, and KPIs to analyze and report against
    • When involved in testing, Ensure test design is traceable to requirement and achieves a high level of requirement and test execution coverage. Continuously improve test scripts and product coverage. Complete all updates test cases, test scripts, test harnesses, test guidelines according to schedule
    • Execute all assigned testing, whether manual or automated, according to schedule and any productivity targets committed
    • Support root cause analysis exercises against target areas, propose corrective approaches for measurable improvements, track and report progress; communicate the plans and results effectively to drive change. Collect and analyze data and other findings, according to plans
    • Produce reports that are clear, effective, insightful, and traceable whether for defects discovered during test or non-compliance issues found during a process review or audit. Utilize existing tracking systems, report mechanisms, agreed conventions, and metrics when preparing and providing such reports
    • Escalate concerns about project/product/process quality in clear, timely, collaborative, constructive way
    • Knowledgeable and conversant in defect prevention and associated tools and methodologies
    • Participate in improvement initiatives. Develop Quality Assurance plans or Test Plans and embed appropriate activities as part of project/product development plans
    • Objectively evaluate processes and products against applicable standards, and procedures
    • Participate in defect reviews or other project efforts, providing clear status when needed
    • Where applicable, participates in process improvement project according to an approved business case and budget
    • Maintains awareness of test and / or quality standards

    Qualifications

    Academic and professional qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree in a relevant program of study required
    • Relevant post graduate qualifications and professional memberships preferred

    Experience:

    • 1-3 years of software quality assurance testing experience in a Web-based environment, including testing the front-end, workflow, database (SQL Queries), and Integrations components.
    • Knowledge/experience of testing methodologies and software development life cycle models
    • Working experience with agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures is a plus
    • 1-3 years of experience with manual testing (functional, exploratory, regression, and integration), creating and executing test cases
    • Working experience with defect tracking and test management tools
    • Working knowledge of databases and the SQL query language (Microsoft SQL Server preferred).
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Meticulous and detail oriented
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate to a diverse team.
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills to participate in and promote a team environment.
    • Strong sense of ownership and good follow through skills
    • Resourcefulness and ability to take the initiative in development and completion of work projects
    • Team player and can work with minimal supervision
    • Must have positive attitude, and strong work ethic.

    Travel Requirements:

    • Travel would not be a core requirement for this position

    Working Arrangements:

    • A person working at this level would be based from one of the primary development and testing locations and would maintain regular working hours appropriate for the location

    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 comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.

     

    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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