Kaiser Permanente SQA Assoc Engineer Technical Testing in Lake Oswego, Oregon

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for understanding programming concepts, JavaScript concepts, and Web Services standards.Some of the unique challenges this position will face include processing tasks performed by simple JavaScript modules, identifying relevant programming tools, and ensuring that proper programming standards are used.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; following procedures and policies, and applying data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating with others, often cross-functionally, to solve business problems; supporting the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities when possible; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.

  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and customers; listening, responding to, and seeking performance feedback; acknowledging strengths and weaknesses; assessing and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Identifies and documents test defects.

  • Reviews functional specifications to ensure business and architectural requirements are testable.

  • Develops test scenarios and executes test cases across all testing phases (e.g., SIT, Performance, UAT, Automation, Production, Validation).

  • Identifies, defines, and mitigates issues, dependencies, and risks related to testing.

  • Adheres to entry and exit criteria according to Kaiser testing standards with guidance from senior team members, as appropriate.

  • Reviews and validates testable business processes, test data, and test environment requirements.

  • Provides input into test plans and timelines.

  • Helps develop testing scope and approach.

  • Assists in the development of the quality assurance (QA) test project strategies, methodologies, and standard processes for moderately to highly complex IT initiatives across multiple QA domains, by analyzing business and technology requirements to ensure testability and traceability.

  • Executes quality assurance (QA) project plans, with guidance from senior team members as appropriate, for minimally to moderately complex projects by identifying project scope, work plans, schedules, milestones, and critical paths.

  • Generates scheduled reports (e.g., test execution, defects, ad hoc reports) and provides daily test execution metrics to IT teams and management, as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with technical testing methodologies.

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in software or systems programming and/or scripting.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum three (3) years experience in SQA, software testing or related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience working with Web Services technologies for system or software testing.

  • One (1) year in an informal leadership role working with technical teams.

  • One (1) year of work experience in a role requiring interaction with leadership (e.g., Manager level and above)

  • One (1) year experience working in healthcare testing environments.


TITLE: SQA Assoc Engineer Technical Testing

LOCATION: Lake Oswego, Oregon


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.