Global Quality Assurance Director

Company Name:
Lumeris(TM) provides the information technology, guidance, and operational services necessary for hospitals and health plans to transform their organizations into high-performing accountable delivery systems.
Our revolutionary technology platform for accountable care integrates data from disparate systems across the continuum of care, provides complete visibility into the clinical and financial performance of the enterprise, and delivers applications and information to key stakeholders at the point of thought. Lumeris also provides health care consulting and professional services that help organizations establish the necessary clinical and business processes, methodologies, and operational capacity to create their own successful accountable health care delivery systems.
The depth and breadth of our solutions combined with the company's extensive real-world experience in accountable care make Lumeris the ideal partner for any health care organization seeking the significant benefits of a better connected, aligned, and informed accountable delivery system.
Lumeris is privately owned by Essence Group Holdings Corporation (EGHC) and backed by investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Camden Partners, and Sandbox Industries.
Implement consistent global Quality Assurance metrics and processes for activities to include visual inspection, test automation, and performance characterization to ensure organizational product quality is realized while improving release velocity.
Facilitates, prioritize, and communicates functional, non-functional, integration, end-to-end, and scheduling requirements for QA efforts associated with multiple intake paths within the product development lifecycle.
Manage employee staff, onshore and offshore, and outsourced resources in transaction application and data analytics quality testing efforts as well as performance and stress testing management. Mentor and support colleagues to assure they continually build their skills while delivering QA on products that meet requirements and exceed expectations
Design, create, and implement testing strategies for complex lifecycle, high volume, multi-channel transactional healthcare SAAS applications systems and associated data applications including business intelligence and data analytics applications
Drive quality metrics and review performance levels against those metrics for transactional systems and data products
Drive continual performance efficiencies by way of best practices leadership and best practices adoption
Drive increased efficiencies and testing cost reductions by way of best increased and comprehensive automation practices
Develop the long term team strategy for QA testing, automation testing, load testing, QA best practices, and team talent development
Optimize and implement creative QA sourcing engagement processes, ensuring all capital and maintenance projects are delivered on schedule and to our quality standards
Contribute to the definition and compliance of standard quality processes, best practices, and lead changes where improvements must be made
Recommend and assist in the implementation of standardized tools for operational processes and liaise with vendors and internal customers to identify and implement value-added, industry standard best practices to achieve QA operational efficiency
Lead the QA team in a manner that delivers results as experts, but approaches software testing with the eye of novices Measure success by what you finish and deliver
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 10+ year's experience
5+ years leading QA efforts for organization that delivers medium to large, complex IT development projects via SAAS delivery model
5+ years leading QA efforts for transaction-based and data information products a must
5+ years working in an agile environment
Experience developing an overall quality program, including product and data quality
Experience managing a virtual workforce, within and outside the US
Experience working in dynamic, small to mid-sized companies a must
Experience using TFS or equivalent software for test case development and testing management is a must
Test environment management and release management skills in conjunction with Engineering and Program Management teams are a must
Experience managing a virtual workforce is desired
Proven experience in successfully managing change in a dynamic, global work environment .NET application development and / or engineering experience highly desirable Experience in the healthcare space
Experience in executing automated scripts built in a test tool such as HP's QTP or LoadRunner
Experience in testing Web Software Applications / Database applications produced using C#, VB, Access, and SQL Server
A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work
Benefits :
In addition to competitive salaries, challenging work assignments, and developmental opportunities, Essence Healthcare offers employees a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, paid time off (PTO), matching 401K, and tuition assistance.
For more information on Essence Healthcare careers, please check out our web site:
Essence Healthcare is an EEO/AA employer M/F/V/D.
Date: 2014-08-22
Country: US
State: MO
City: Maryland Heights
Postal Code: 63043
Category: Lumeris - Technology - IT Quality Assurance

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