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Sr. QA Specialist (remote)

Company: ARC Group
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


ARC Group has an immediate opportunity for a Senior QA Test Engineer with a strong manual and backend testing knowledge and experience along with SQL. This position is 100% remote working east coast business hours. This is a starting out as a contract position running through April 2023 with strong potential to extend longer or convert to FTE. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and well-respected organization that offers tremendous career growth opportunities.


Candidates must have permanent work authorization and work for any employer without sponsorship now or in the future. Third party candidates are not eligible for this role.


100% remote!


Must have Extensive knowledge/experience with:

Manual Testing


Backend/Database Testing

Ability to Read mapping documents

Excellent Communication Skills

* Able to articulate to various types of an audience clearly and effectively

* Participate in meetings, offering suggestions, provide pushback when needed - not afraid to speak up when something isn't correct

Candidates must be self-starter and go-getter

Essential functions:

  • Creates a test approach, identifying scope of testing with risk-based approach for each feature or scope of work in a project effort identifying test environments, dependencies, constraints, prioritizing test cases and scheduling time for the testing.
  • Responsible for ensuring end to end testing methodology including all appropriate documentation and requirements.
  • Sets up software and hardware in the test lab, per specs.
  • Ensures test results are accurate, thorough and appropriately documented.
  • Communicates results and coordinates logistics to the Systems Analysts, Developers, and other key IT staff and leadership as appropriate.
  • Documents problems or results inconsistent with expected results.
  • Performs quality assurance tests on all work and performs detailed analysis on test results.
  • Certifies application for release to the next testing stage or to the production environment. Generates and distributes periodic status reports for testing.
  • Sets up and executes complex scripts independently.
  • Sets up test data beds based on data matching specific test conditions.
  • Creates and executes moderately complex SQL queries.
  • Executes automated test scripts.
  • Writes/coordinates resolution of system defects. Ensures appropriate hand-offs and re-testing
  • May provide technical guidance to other IT Testing Specialists.
  • Participates in requirements gathering sessions or solicits information on incomplete requirements.
  • Participates in facilitation and coordination of user acceptance testing.
  • Design tests to aid learning and mitigate risks.
  • Work with developers to create automated tests.
  • Work with business analysts and business stakeholders to undertake exploratory testing.
  • Ensures stories contain specific acceptance test conditions which communicate objectives to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of performance and security vulnerability testing is a plus.
  • Assist product owner in coming up with the acceptance criteria for user stories.


    • 5-8 years of Professional experience in an IT related field preferably in a development or testing environment
    • Bachelors Degree in a Computer related field or relevant work experience
    • Experienced in writing comprehensive test cases aligned with business requirements.
    • Working knowledge of technical concepts including programming, logic, databases, SQL queries, and data distributed across multiple systems and architectures.
    • Familiarity with third-party API concepts and integration.
    • Strong SQL skills to query data sources and solve complex business questions and scenarios.
    • Able to utilize SQL tools such as Quest Toad Data Point, SQL Developer and MS Studio.
    • Familiarity with ODBC, OLEDB and connectivity to multiple data sources.
    • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite including MS Access.
    • Able to contribute personal experience and knowledge of healthcare information during requirements gathering by Team Leads, Business Analysts, Database Administrators and System Architects.
    • Knowledge of real-time systems is a plus.

      Would you like to know more about our new opportunity? For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to Jon Meredith at , or apply online while viewing all open jobs at .

      ARC Group is a Forbes-ranked a top 20 recruiting and executive search firm working with clients nationwide to recruit the highest quality technical resources. We have achieved this by understanding both our candidate's and client's needs and goals and serving both with integrity and a shared desire to succeed.

      ARC Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.


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