The Quality Assurance Analyst manages testing of systems and associated activities at the design stage through implementation under occasional guidance. The Quality Assurance Analyst defines and implements automation standards and processes. Implements small projects or components of large projects.
Carries out all phases of the QA Best Practices Process to ensure that all information systems products and services meet institution standards and end-user requirements.
Defines and implements test automation standards and processes.
Provides structure, direction, and support for all project-related QA automation activities.
Tests frameworks and methodologies on projects and programs.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
2-4 years Quality Assurance testing background
Testing automation experience (QTest, ALM, etc.)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and effective interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments, and create deliverables with minimal direction
Ability to work in a team environment, but also self-motivated to produce results
Participate in meetings with project teams, acting as quality assurance liaison to ensure solutions meet business requirements.
Creation of test data as needed.
Participate in Unit testing and end-to-end testing
Update all assigned test cases and log related defects; Retest and resolve defects as required.
SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE (NOVICE): Familiar with most of deliverables. Participated in or completed task[s] relevant to a specific training activity. Understands how tasks are integrated to produce final deliverables. Recognizes textbook problems and can resolve them with assistance.
TESTING TOOLS (NOVICE): Has successfully used the testing tools in situations of medium complexity. Occasionally needs assistance from internal technical support in usage of the tool.
TEST PLANNING (NOVICE): Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate Test Planning in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Identifies simple flaws in test plans and takes action to remedy and report the errors.
TESTING AUTOMATION (NOVICE): Demonstrates knowledge of the Company's test automation framework workflow. Has automated simple compatibility, interoperability, and performance tests. Has used a variety of automation tools providing record and playback features comparing actual results to those expected.
TEST CASE PREPARATION (NOVICE): Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate Test Case Preparation and Design in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Prepares test case documentation with instructions and expected outputs. Understands random number generators and their purpose. Prepares regression tests to make sure that errors have been fixed.
Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.
Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.
About the Department:
VUMC IT provides hardware, software and service solutions for the entire Medical Center. With over 40,000 workstations in the Medical Center, our teams can assist not only with hardware support, but also software and application support and services to enhance security and protection of your information.
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Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
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US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.