Sr Quality Engineer - Minneapolis, MN or Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM


Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

Sr. Quality Engineer will be part of the Test Automation team and is responsible for designing, implementing, documenting and perfuming automated tests ensuring the quality and timely delivery.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop and execute complex automation scripts using automation tools for regression, functional and load testing of different functional areas
  • Develop Performance Monitoring scripts to be used for system performance monitoring for Windows and Web applications.
  • Design, develop, and execute Process Automation script suites to address company needs for automating repetitive back office tasks.
  • Develop benchmark and threshold values for Performance Monitoring Scripts while anticipating customer needs.
  • Serve as a key resource in evaluating software implementations for impact to existing Performance Monitoring, Process Automation and Regression Testing Scripts. Create and direct the completion of work items to maintain and update existing scripts based on this evaluation.
  • Monitor and analyze Performance Monitoring and Regression Testing script results to ensure system performance meets expected benchmarks. Proactively develop solutions for trends and issues identified. Report discrepancies to Supervisor and Development Manager.
  • Troubleshoot complex scripting problems, develop innovative solutions and investigate various related business processes to assess the feasibility of introducing, implementing and maintaining automation.
  • Assist and mentor Automation QA testers in learning and developing automated scripts. Provide recommendations for improvement and share explanations and information to support team development.
  • Perform system user interface testing prior to each new system release or prior to user acceptance testing or release to general user population.
  • Participate in full test cycle, including Integrated System testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Develop complex test cases, procedures and automated test scripts for software implementation tasks anticipating customer needs and proactively testing solutions to meet functional requirements.
  • Document and communicate test procedures and testing results to others on work team. Scope project testing effort for development tasks.

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • 5 years of hands-on experience working in QA testing environment utilizing test scripts
  • 3 years of hands-on experience writing and developing automated test scripts.
  • Proficient on Databases & Data queries
  • Knows one to two programming/scripting languages
  • Experience in using automation tools such as Ranorex, ReadyAPI, or similar
  • Experience in Git, GitHub or similar source control framework
  • Experience testing object oriented, distributed, enterprise class, complex applications with multiple windows and web user interfaces.
  • Ability to obtain favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense eQuip Form SF86
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas, In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Engineering/Math/MIS
  • Experience in JavaScript, Groovy, Xpath, SQL Server T-SQL
  • Understands CICD components and incorporates in-sprint automation, Regression, Integration test suite
  • Experience with .NET framework, Visual Studio

Soft Skills:
  • Evaluates service areas to identify opportunities for automation
  • Demonstrates confidence that tasks will be completed and deliverables will be provided in the midst of competing demands and pressure-filled situations
  • Anticipate potential problems and define, prioritize and analyze problems for action
  • Show commitment to high quality results through use of time, resources and work effort
  • Highlights areas of improvement that will create the strongest development leverage and places these into development plans that they will work towards accomplishing
  • Seeks out information to learn about systems that support or rely upon the solution to better understand integrations and impacts
  • Strives to understand the technologies in detail as used by the engineering team

As a requirement of UnitedHealth Group's contract with the Department of Defense, this position requires U.S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense eQuip Form SF86, (the National Agency Check Legal and Credit or NACLC). Successful completion of the NACLC process is a requirement for continued employment in this role. NACLC processing will be initiated by our TRICARE Security Officer post-offer, and can take 3-6 months for a final decision communication from the Department of Defense. Candidates will be allowed to begin employment with UnitedHealth Group in this role based on an interim clearance, and final results will be communicated as they are received. Failure to obtain final NACLC approval will result in termination from this role.

Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in cost-effective health care management. And when you join our team, you'll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We've joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We're located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We're supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission-driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. SM

Colorado Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600 (add additional reference for sales and physicians). Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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