Associate Quality Assurance Engineer

  • HCA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • May 24, 2019

Job Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Why HealthTrust?

HealthTrust is the industry's leading group purchasing organization (GPO), providing sustainable savings for supplies and expert sourcing for medical device and purchased services.

With an annual purchasing volume by our members of over $18 billion, membership includes over 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 surgery centers, alternative sites and physician practices. Founded in 1999, HealthTrust is organized as a limited partnership. A wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of HCA Holdings, Inc. is the general partner and operates the partnership, controlling the majority of voting interest of the GPO. All other GPO equity holders are all healthcare providers or are owned by healthcare providers. HealthTrust is the only GPO with a truly committed model-with member-driven decision making, compliant purchasing, and a national portfolio of unparalleled value.



Oversees all aspects of the application and functional testing activities for a given effort. May assist project team with high-level design and/or integration considerations.



•Build new automation test scripts
•Maintain and debug existing automated test scripts
•Adherence to the Defined QA Workflow and Quality Principles
•Become the Product SME for owned applications
•Manage iteration capacity requirements within the team 
•Define and perform iteration and regression testing
•Track testing progress during the course of an iteration 
•Manage software defects tracking, reporting, follow-up, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to Development team and management
•Collaborate with the team Developers and Business Analysts to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions
•Help develop and manage quality practices within assigned team
•Develop testing strategies that address areas such as database impacts, functional software use cases, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability
•Follow established automation and performance tests practices
•Plan test schedules or strategies with development team and sync around project scope or delivery dates
•Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality
•Pair with developers to define and create Unit Tests assist in Unit Test Peer Reviews
•Attend team Code Review sessions to gain technical insight for the application being built
•Engage the BA prior to the start of each iteration to review User Story documentation with the purpose of identifying potential gaps in requirement or test scenarios 
•Maintain historical data of test results and QA artifacts


Bachelor's Degree preferred


•1 year of relevant work experience
•Understanding of cross-functional impact of changes in relationship to software updates, bug fixes, new releases of software internally or externally developed        
•Beginning to Intermediate knowledge of creating SQL queries
•Beginning to Intermediate knowledge of at least one of the following C#, C++, JAVA, or VB
•Basic Understanding of Object Oriented Programming Principles