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IT App Dev & Support, Professional, Quality Engineer

Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America; Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America Req #489
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Be a part of the transformation at MVP Health Care®. MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health insurer. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont and are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 employees. We employ talented people  with diverse backgrounds and experience—tech people, numbers people, even people people—to make health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. If you’re ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities—it’s time to make a healthy career move to MVP.

Status: Full-time, Exempt: Yes

The Quality Engineer is a critical part of this transformation.  As a member of a Scrum team, the Quality Engineer is primarily responsible for that ensuring quality products are delivered to the organization. The candidate will work with a cross-functional team to understand business requirements and break them into user stories, develop test plans, test cases and execute test scenarios to ensure we are delivering high quality code.  The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self-starter who is passionate about quality assurance and can work effectively in an agile environment to ensure commitments are met.  The engineer works with the Scrum team to promote quality, innovative, and scalable solutions.

The role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Leverage DevOps concepts that promote good quality and automation practices

  • Create detailed, comprehensive, well-structured test cases that are automatable

  • Create system or business process flow diagrams

  • Utilize structured query language (SQL) for data mining and data seeding purposes

  • Identify critical path regression scenarios

  • Conduct root cause analysis and participate in debugging activities

  • Participates in release/sprint planning activities and daily stand-up meetings

  • Participates in user story creation, backlog refinement scrum ceremonies ensuring appropriate test acceptance criteria, test cases, and test plans are in place

  • Provide story points estimates for quality deliverable portion of a user story

  • Provide an hours’ estimate for quality assurance tasks being performed for user stories

  • Accountable for regular status updates to all assigned sprint tasks during daily stand-up meetings

One or more of the following preferred:  SQL, T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS

Position Qualifications

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/related field or relevant work experience 

Minimum Experience

Minimum of 1-year experience working as quality engineer required

1-3 years’ experience working in an agile environment required

Experience in DevOps preferred

Healthcare Industry experience preferred 

Required Skills

Ability to problem solve and implement solutions

Understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)

Understanding of testing methodologies, techniques and tools

Highly self-motivated with the ability and dedication to meeting aggressive deadlines while ensuring quality delivery
Capable of writing test cases, executing test cases and bug tracking 
Understanding of automation tools and automated test capabilities
Ability to understand and embrace our SDLC, business processes, and strategy
Understanding of Agile Development Methodology (SCRUM)
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical team members and customers


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Other details

  • Job Family Information Technology & Transformation Services
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America
  • Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America