Teltech Communications, LLC

QA Associate / Analyst 2

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
ID
2022-1292
Category
Information Technology
Type
Full Time
Max
USD $75,000.00/Yr.
Min
USD $65,000.00/Yr.

Overview

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Submission Deadline:  3/09/2022

537210064C

 

Location:  The primary work location(s) will be Austin, Texas 78751.  No relocation is available for this position.

 

Duration:  Services are expected to start 04/01/2022 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2022. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended.

 

Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 1 QA Associate/Analyst 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of QA Associate/Analyst 2, Quality Assurance (QA) and Testing and the specifications outlined below.

 

Responsibilities

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All work regarding this project includes all activities necessary to support the successful completion of all deliverables required within the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Public Health Application (PHA) services for IT Infrastructure Services and IT System Services for the redesign of the Texas Health Safety Network (TxHSN) system. DSHS had originally planned to update the current Maven based reporting system, however, due to ongoing quality issues with the system, DSHS will need to develop and implement a replacement system that meets new business requirements for the program. The replacement system will allow DSHS to improve reporting and tracking of Health Associated Infections (HAI's) and enhance infection prevention activities that may prevent transmission of communicable diseases such as COVID-19 in healthcare facilities. The new system will also be augmented to track infection control assessment and response activities in response to COVID-19 pandemic or other infection prevention emergencies. Staff augmentation contractor will provide support for all testing efforts for the TxHSN system redesign.

 

Duties:

  • As a member of the Quality Assurance Team, the QA Associate analyst, follows the direction and supports the Quality Engineer Automated analyst and supports the development of quality assurance (QA) test project strategies, methodologies, and standard processes for all QA domains by understanding business and technology requirements to ensure testability and traceability.
  • Supports the development of quality assurance (QA) Test plans for the project by identifying project scope, work plans, schedules, milestones, and critical paths.
  • Participates in the development of test scenarios and execution of test cases across all testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).
  • Supports the tracking of quality metrics across testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).
  • Participates in the review and validation of testable business processes, test data, and test environment requirements.
  • Assists program/business testers during User Acceptance Testing.
  • Assist with publishing scheduled reports (e.g., test execution, defects, ad hoc reports) and provides daily test execution metrics to IT teams and management, as appropriate using ALM.
  • Participates in story and sprint definition
  • Assist with defining acceptance criteria for each sprint and related test cases and automation opportunities.
  • Utilize the test automation framework.
  • Support test automation using UFT, Lean FT.
  • Utilizes agency’s testing tools and standards and follows usage guidelines and procedures for those tools.
  • Support automation test coverage throughout the product including GUI, API layers, services and database driven scripts.
  • Participate in defining Performance Testing Strategy.
  • Identifies metrics for monitoring increased performance and scalability.
  • Assist with performance test initiatives that take a true end-to-end focus on ensuring client side, server tiers, database and data integration jobs are performing as expected.
  • Troubleshoots performance, load, and stress testing through analysis of system design/coding.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Job Description – Investigate and diagnose quality complaints, track down components, and recommend corrective actions. Verify logs, databases, and other data to track and flag quality concerns and improvements.

  • Level 2: 4-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

 

Qualifications

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Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.  Candidates with prior experience working for a State of Texas agency are highly encouraged to apply.

Years

Required/Preferred

Experience

4

Required

Knows EIR Accessibility and required technical specifications (i.e. US Section 508 and WCAG2.0).

4

Required

Works with many types of testing: e.g., unit, integration, regression, smoke, user acceptance, system, stress, and performance

4

Required

Utilizes Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool

4

Required

Writes automated test scrips with Visual Basic Script, C# with Selenium

4

Required

Knows how to use the Unified Functional Testing tool

4

Required

Pulls test result to provide graphical reports for executive management

4

Required

Relies on mature oral and written communication skills

4

Required

Has proven ability to work successfully with technical and non-technical groups, and manage multiple responsibilities

4

Required

Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish testing goals

4

Required

Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment

4

Required

Works in environment using hybrid Agile Methodology

4

Required

Knowledge and experience working with a scrum team in an agile environment to deliver software release sprints for HHSC, on time, with a focus on quality.

1

Preferred

Working in the field of public or private health care organizations as a tester

1

Preferred

Experience with public health information systems and software applications

1

Preferred

Participation in Information Technology projects implementing commercial applications that meet Health Resources and Services Administration requirements

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