Associate Quality Engineer - (Entry Level)
Allscripts
Richmond, CA
Overview

Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.

Allscripts is seeking engineering graduates with a keen interest in Software Development / Software Quality Assurance. You must enjoy solving problems and working with a highly skilled team of engineers.

The primary purpose of this role is to help ensure product quality through the development, maintenance and execution of Automation Test Scripts. The incumbent will have direct involvement in automated test efforts and may have direct involvement in manual test efforts or in developing and managing compliance to standards for process or product quality. Depending on the need and skill level, there may be more technical dimensions to this role

This is an office based position and will be working out of our Richmond, British Columbia Office in Canada .

Responsibilities
Assure product quality through the development of net-new manual or automated test scripts. This effort should maximize the ROI while minimizing quality risks. Output consistent with department's guidelines
Assure process quality and consistency through development or adherence to guidelines and standards appropriate to product and industry and/or development life cycle
Leverage (if necessary, develop) metrics-based governance, relevant reporting and audit mechanisms. Assist project manager in identifying data to maintain, and KPIs to analyze and report against
When involved in testing, Ensure test design is traceable to requirement and achieves a high level of requirement and test execution coverage. Continuously improve test scripts and product coverage. Complete all updates test cases, test scripts, test harnesses, test guidelines according to schedule
Execute all assigned testing, whether manual or automated, according to schedule and any productivity targets committed
Support root cause analysis exercises against target areas, propose corrective approaches for measurable improvements, track and report progress; communicate the plans and results effectively to drive change. Collect and analyze data and other findings, according to plans
Produce reports that are clear, effective, insightful, and traceable whether for defects discovered during test or non-compliance issues found during a process review or audit. Utilize existing tracking systems, report mechanisms, agreed conventions, and metrics when preparing and providing such reports
Escalate concerns about project/product/process quality in clear, timely, collaborative, constructive way
Knowledgeable and conversant in defect prevention and associated tools and methodologies
Participate in improvement initiatives. Develop Quality Assurance plans or Test Plans and embed appropriate activities as part of project/product development plans
Objectively evaluate processes and products against applicable standards, and procedures
Participate in defect reviews or other project efforts, providing clear status when needed
Where applicable, participates in process improvement project according to an approved business case and budget
Maintains awareness of test and / or quality standards
Qualifications

Academic and professional qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in a relevant program of study required
Relevant post graduate qualifications and professional memberships preferred

Experience:
0-2 years experience
Experience with C# or Java or Java Scripts programming language
Knowledge of SQL Server desired
Software Automated Testing experience desired
Experiecne with Manuanl & functional testing desired.
Self-motivated
Ability to work under minimal supervision

Travel Requirements:
Travel would not be a core requirement for this position

Working Arrangements:
A person working at this level would be based from one of the primary development and testing locations and would maintain regular working hours appropriate for the location
At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.

Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.