Quality Assurance and Tester

Silver Spring, Maryland
commensurate with experience
Jun 20, 2019
Jul 25, 2019
Full Time

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting a safe and ethical work environment, bolstering the health and wellness of nurses, and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and the public. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all.  

The Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester is responsible for developing and establishing quality assurance standards and measures for Enterprise Project Management Office in Information Technology. This individual will also gather and analyze data in support of systems requirements and perform and execute end-to-end testing, including writing test plans and scripts for tracking defects and fixes in product development, software application development, information systems, and operations systems. The QA Analyst and Tester will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate IT processes through careful testing to maximize the benefit of business investments in IT initiatives.  


  • Plans, designs, develops and executes test strategies beginning with definition of testing scope based on requirements through detailed reporting of test results           Works with technical and project team members on reported issues, researches and identifies possible solutions and/or workarounds        Develops, deploys, enforces and maintains testing quality assurance procedures and standards for the IT Enterprise Portfolio.    Develops and maintains quality assurance and testing standards, processes and documentation    Researches, recommends, and implements tools for automated testing   Oversees the creation and maintenance of test data and testing accounts .  Performs other duties as assigned     


Education: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent specialized work experience 

Related Work Experience:  

· 3+ years of experience planning, designing, developing, and executing manual and automated test strategies 

· 2+ years of experience developing, deploying and enforcing quality assurance procedures and standards in software testing 

· 2+ years of experience using Selenium, Cucumber and other automated testing software 


· Strong experience with various types of testing including but not limited to Smoke, Functional, Negative, Boundary, Integration, Regression, System, User Interface, 508, Security on multiple platforms and systems 

· Ability to be a SME on development of SMART acceptance criteria 

· Demonstrated ability to create clear, detailed testing documentation and report fact-based test results from functional requirements and acceptance criteria 

· Use of defect management tools to identify, document, track and communicate issues and defects to technical teams 

Additional Qualifications  

· Experience working in a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) cycle (Agile) 

· Performance, load and scalability testing expertise 

· Ability to identify functional edge cases 

· Ability to scope, plan and schedule activities related to quality assurance, testing and configuration management 

 ANA’s state of the art office is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, just blocks from the Metro and a wide range of restaurants and shops. ANA offers competitive salaries, a flexible work schedule and great benefits that include the following and many more:
• Attractive benefit plan for Health, Dental, Vision, RX
• 15 days accrued PTO, 3 personal days and Christmas week off (paid)
• 9 paid holidays, birthday holiday, and 12 sick days
• Excellent matching 401K plan
• Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
• Flexible Spending Accounts  


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