Product Development Quality Assurance Lead

Ascension Health Information Services   •  

Evansville, IN

Industry: Misc. Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 376 days ago

Marketing Statement

Ascension Information Services is one of the nation’s largest healthcare information technology services organizations.
We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that:
• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making
• Improve efficiency and care transitions
• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care
• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved   patient outcomes

Job Description

Job Summary:

Ascension Information Services is looking for a skilled and experienced Quality Assurance Lead to join our Product Development team. The incumbent will work together with otherinternal teams to ensure that the solutions developed by the Product teams meet company and customer requirements.  She / He will provide input, guidance and direction to the QA team in activities including: requirements and design review, software testing, software defect management and risk analysis. We are seeking excellent candidates with a strong track record of leading QA teams to deliver quality improvement methodologies across our Organization.



  • Lead efforts to review software (web / mobile) requirements and work with stakeholders to create appropriate test strategies, test plans and Level of Effort estimates
  • Work with Product and Project teams to establish schedule and agree on a Quality Assurance plan and strategy
  • Provide regular status, defects and progress reports to Project and Product teams
  • Participate in the development of test cases, plans, manual testing and automation testing as required
  • Display an innovative spirit - work with the QA manager to review, update and evolve QA standards and processes
  • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Must possess effective communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a matrixed and virtual environment
  • Able to conduct white box testing
  • Be a Champion for the User experience - advocate a “No concessions” approach with regards to end user impact



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications. An advanced degree is also preferred


  • 8 - 10 years of Application Testing experience, for both Client side, Web and Mobile
  • 4 + years as a Test Lead
  •  Minimum 6years testingexperience on at least one or a combination of the followingtechnologies:
    • Microsoft .Net and related technologies
    • SharePoint
    • Sitecore
    • HTML / JavaScript
    • Hybrid mobile (Xamarin, Cordova etc.)
    • Native Mobile (Android and iOS)
  • Testing effort and duration estimation skills and experience
  • Solid experience in System Testing, Integration Testing, Component Testing, using positive and negative testing
  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile Methodologies
  • Experience in writing Test Plans, Test Cases and Test scripts
  • Experience with Test automation tools
  • Good understanding of Application/InfrastructureSecurity testing requirements and tools - Actual security testing expertise is a plus
  • Good understanding of different aspects of Performance Testing and associated Tools
  • Excellent understanding of Testing Metrics and solid experience in using metrics to perform quality trend analysis and defects management
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

Mandatory Skills:

  • Proven ability to successfully navigate and deliver in a highly matrixed environment
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities including ability to successfully execute against challenging timelines when required
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and provide direction for less experienced associates
  • Strong process workflow development and adherence experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other teams

Job ID: 195897