nashville | QA & Testing Senior Advisor in Nashville, TN

QA & Testing Senior Advisor

  • CIGNA
  • 815 5th Ave N
  • Nashville, TN 37230
  • Full-Time
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This person is responsible for creating an end-to-end test plan; executing the plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution works as expected. The solution should be tested in terms of functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other legacy- and / or external systems.



The ideal candidate will have the ability to function in both a Quality Assurance Analyst - Backend Testing role focused on testing the database portion of the software solution and have experience as an Automated Tester designing automated test scripts and deploying these scripts using automation software like QuickTest Professional, Rational Functional Tester, Silk Test and VisualStudio Test Professional. Because test automation is not effective for all kinds of tests, the automated tester must make determinations as to what portion of the overall test will benefit from automation.



**Requirements Include:**



Soft Skills



+ Clear communicator (written and verbal) - to ensure ability to write test plans and test cases. To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders

+ Creative solving of technical problems - to ensure the ability translate technical requirements test plans

+ Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables - ensures the ability to find the bad defects and bugs quickly

+ Ability to think abstract - to ensure ability to not conform to the norm. Norms do not find bugs quickly.



Functional/Technical Skills



+ Experiences in Quality Management Software and Processes

+ Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of software solution being tested

+ Business process understanding



**Responsibilities:**



+ Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.

+ Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procs, jobs and triggers.

+ Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.

+ Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.

+ Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.

+ Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.

+ Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.

+ Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.

+ Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.



**Requirements:**



+ BS or BA degree preferred.

+ 3+ years of relevant QA technical experience.

+ 3+ years large enterprise or e-business systems experience.

+ Expertise in database testing in Microsoft SQL Server environments including designing and manipulating test data, validating stored procs, jobs, triggers and replication.

+ Create clear, concise detail oriented test plans/cases.Ability to understand and create test plans from specifications or verbal communications.Liaison with development, project management, and customer support



Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status.



If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: ...@cigna.com. Do not email ...@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

We're a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. We offer an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products that serve over 95 million customers around the world. When you work with us, you'll enjoy a different kind of career - you'll make a difference, learn a ton, and change the way people think about health insurance. To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Twitter or Instagram.
Associated topics: automation, performance test, prevent, quality, quality assurance, software quality, software quality assurance, test, test engineer, tester


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