Senior IT Quality Consultant - Raleigh, NC and Minnesota

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Senior IT Quality Consultant - Raleigh, NC and Minnesota - 700381

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


As a Senior IT Quality Consultant, you will work as a part of a dynamic team involved with software, web, portal, application, and other testing for new systems and/or enhancements with a focus on both manual and / or automated testing tools, test script and test plan creation and maintenance, defect tracking and reporting.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with Product BAs and developers to analyze system requirements (provided through Features and User Stories) and technical specifications to create test strategy, create / review and execute test cases
  • Perform / Lead all activities in Functional, Regression, Integration, End-to-End, Smoke testing and drive defect resolution
  • Establish and maintain test cases and test data
  • Plan, document, evaluate and track testing results to ensure application is free from defects
  • Incorporate test automation where feasible and identity ways to automate existing test cases
  • Ensure quality processes are carried out through all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Assist business users in defining test cases and plans for User Acceptance Tests
  • Participate in production implementation verification and being accountable for validating system quality
  • Actively participate in walk-through, inspection, review meetings etc. to ensure quality
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to different audiences
  • Ability to drive process improvement initiatives
  • Work as part of a project team
  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple projects


To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a related field
  • 5+ years of testing/quality assurance experience on ETL/Data Warehousing projects using Data Stage
  • 2+ years as a senior test engineer on ETL projects
  • 5+ years of relational database experience covering writing queries, manipulating test data through SQL statements
  • Experience with automating test cases and automation tools such as FitnessE, Selenium, UFT
  • Experience using testing/quality assurance tools such as ALM
  • Proven experience in testing software following Agile / Scrum methodology
  • Experience using Agile / Scrum tools such as CA Agile Central (aka Rally) or any other tool
  • Experience using Job scheduling software such as TWS
  • Experience working in an onsite/offshore model with offshore teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to varying audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in ORACLE database technologies
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) experience
  • CA Agile Central (aka Rally) experience
  • Experience with automation tools like FitnessE, Selenium, UFT
  • TWS experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Visio)
  • Experience in the health care industry
  • Experience with HEDIS

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: IT, Information Technology, Quality Consultant, IT Consultant, QA, Quality Assurance, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Minnesota

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Job Details
Contest Number: 700381
Job Title: Senior IT Quality Consultant - Raleigh, NC and Minnesota
Job Family: Information Technology
Business Segment: Optum Technology
Job Location Information:
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: Raleigh
State/Province: North Carolina
Other States where Job(s) is Located: MN,,,,
Other Cities where job(s) is Located: ,,,,
Additional Job Detail Information:
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Telecommuter Position: No
Overtime Status: Exempt