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Software Quality Assurance Engineer II

PatientKeeper - Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Code: 26665-12783



PatientKeeper, a leading firm in the growing healthcare technology industry, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced technical Quality Assurance Engineer to join our talented QA Team. 


In this critical role, you are ensuring the quality and reliability of PatientKeeper's software products.  Responsibilities include testing the ePrescription and Medication Reconciliation product suite including backend components (interfaced systems) of our software prior to release to clients.  Strong software QA knowledge, attention to detail and analytical capabilities are a must. A technical background with good understanding of three tier architecture, database layer and server side components is necessary. 


Required Skills:


  • Software testing and delivery in web/Java/J2EE environments
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and produce quality work in deadline-driven situations
  • Strong SQL skills, experience with relational databases
  • Good understanding of XML
  • Good working experience with application or web servers like IIS, Tomcat etc.
  • Ability to analyze log files and java stack traces to investigate issues and identify failures
  • Ability to execute automation scripts
  • Proven ability to create thorough test plans tied to business requirements
  • Sound understanding of all aspects of software testing
  • Desire to learn and work on complex applications
  • Must be able to work within a team environment
  • Candidate should possess good communication skills and positive attitude


Desired Skills/Experience:


  • MEDITECH systems is highly desirable
  • Software testing for handheld units (Smartphones)
  • Healthcare industry, HL7 messaging standard and familiarity with clinical data
  • Source code control system like SVN, GIT
  • Knowledge of Rancher, Docker a plus


Required Experience:

  Core Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in C/S or related field
  • 2-3 years of software quality assurance in a Java/J2EE environment
  • Significant experience in testing of complex, high-performance enterprise software, using n-tier architectures, preferably in a software product company
  • Ability to write simple and complex SQL queries for backend testing
  • Experience validating software across different browsers
  • Experience using a bug tracking system like Jira, Bugzilla etc.
  • Experience with web services and validating the XML output
  • Working knowledge of Agile software development techniques
  • Ability to write precise test scenarios and test cases
  • Experience working on client issues


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Job Location:  Waltham, Massachusetts, United States


Position Type:  Full-Time/Regular


PatientKeeper, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer company


Last Edited: 07/18/2018


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