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Test Specialist – Lead

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Job Summary

Company: mPower Software Services
Location: Baltimore, MD
Type: Full time

Job Description

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Testing Specialists performing manual and/or automation testing, direct the work of the testing team as they design and execute tests and evaluate results.
  • Utilize performance testing techniques such as performance modeling, establishing baselines, services monitoring, and profiling system performance.
  • Use performance tools and techniques such as JMeter, Gatling, BlazeMeter, or similar tools to simulate large enterprise environments.
  • Prepare test scripts and all required test documentation, design and prepare all needed test data, review test results, and evaluate for conformance to design.
  • Translate verbal and written requirements/functional specifications into effective test cases/scenarios to conduct integrated, scenario-based User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of a complex healthcare system.
  • Create test cases to be used in testing business applications to verify that stakeholder requirements are incorporated into the system design.
  • Develop and identify test data for test scenarios.
  • Execute test cases and document the results of the execution.
  • Document defects identified during test case execution and work with developers to resolve the defects.
  • Create a test plan and a test calendar to coordinate testing within the project and establish timelines for successful completion.
  • Prepare time estimates and justification for assigned tasks.
  • Work with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to resolve issues and validate requirements.
  • Conduct quality assurance activities such as peer reviews of test cases, test plans, and test case execution results.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities.

Note: The candidate must have the flexibility to work overtime, as needed, including weekends, holidays, and off-hours.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience in User Acceptance Testing.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience leading teams of software testers.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience writing SQL queries with strong knowledge of database concepts.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in developing automated scripts for RESTful services and integrating them with Jenkins/GIT.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in testing websites across multiple browsers, testing web services, back-end processing, and data validation utilizing SQL.
  • Strong testing and analytical skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Experience in leading Quality Assurance (QA) related functions.
  • Proven experience working effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders from multiple functional teams in an organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience as a JAVA/Web application tester on complex and dynamic, multi-agency technology projects within the healthcare industry.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience leading teams of software testers performing manual and/or automation testing.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in the development of automation scripts using Selenium, Selenium Web Driver, QTP, Python, or similar tools.
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Hands-on experience with backend database testing on SQL, PostgreSQL, or any other enterprise database systems.
  • Strong technical testing skills using SQL to perform complex DB queries.
  • Experience with defect-tracking/management tools such as JIRA.
  • Experience in testing or supporting State-Based Marketplace or healthcare systems.
  • Experience with EDI 834 and Medicaid 8001 transactions.
  • Demonstrated experience with industry-standard Quality Assurance best practices for Agile and Iterative SDLCs, testing methodologies, version control systems, implementation, and deployment activities.
  • Experience in system testing, data warehouse migration, data integrity testing, and data transformation-related testing.


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