Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

  • HCA
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • Apr 30, 2019

Job Description

Job Code: 26665-14092



PatientKeeper, a leading firm in the growing healthcare technology industry, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced technical Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our talented QA Team.

At PatientKeeper, we are expert in connecting healthcare information systems across hospitals and physician practices to create a single software work environment for physicians. Our teams develop and maintain a unique suite of applications that physicians use to take care of their patients. What's so unique? In an industry where EMRs are viewed by many physicians as barrier to care, physicians love their PatientKeeper. Our applications are based on modern UI and technology standards (Java Stack, Native Swift iOS, Native Java Android).

In this critical role, you are ensuring the quality and reliability of PatientKeeper's software products with a focus on integrated systems. You will perform all the stages of manual testing such as functional, integration, system and end-user testing. Responsibilities include creating test cases and test coverage documents, setting up environments, configuring inbound and outbound interfaces and testing backend components (interfaced systems) of our software prior to release to clients. A technical background with good understanding of three tier architecture, database layer, XML, HL7 and server side components is necessary. Strong software QA knowledge, attention to detail and analytical capabilities are a must.

Required Skills:
  • Software testing (manual testing) and delivery in web/Java/J2EE environments
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and produce quality work in deadline-driven situations
  • Strong SQL skills, experience with relational databases
  • Good understanding of XML
  • Good working experience with application or web servers like IIS, Tomcat etc.
  • Ability to analyze log files and java stack traces to investigate issues and identify failures
  • Ability to execute automation scripts
  • Proven ability to create thorough test plans tied to business requirements
  • Sound understanding of all aspects of software testing
  • Desire to learn and work on complex applications
  • Must be able to work within a team environment
  • Candidate should possess good communication skills and positive attitude
  • A technical background with good understanding of three tier architecture, database layer and server side components is necessary.

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • MEDITECH systems is highly desirable
  • Software testing for handheld units (Smartphones)
  • Healthcare industry, HL7 messaging standard and familiarity with clinical data
  • Source code control system like SVN, GIT
  • Knowledge of Rancher, Docker a plus

Required Experience:
Core Competencies:
  • Master's OR Bachelor's degree in C/S or related field
  • 5-6 years of software quality assurance in a Java/J2EE environment
  • Significant experience in testing of complex, high-performance enterprise software, using n-tier architectures, preferably in a software product company
  • Ability to write simple and complex SQL queries for backend testing
  • Experience validating software across different browsers
  • Experience using a bug tracking system like Jira, Bugzilla etc.
  • Experience with web services and validating the XML output
  • Working knowledge of Agile software development techniques
  • Ability to write precise test scenarios/test cases and incorporate new enhancements into existing workflows.
  • Experience working on client issues
  • Effectively incorporates product, platform and system knowledge into integrated workflows.
  • Recommend solutions to complex problems, while mentoring others
  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross functional teams, in technical and non-technical terms.

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Job Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

PatientKeeper, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer company

Last Edited: 03/09/2019