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Test Engineer - Columbia, MD

UnitedHealth Group

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229823 Test Engineer Columbia MD

Test Engineer - Columbia, MD (229823)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)



Primary Responsibilities:
  • Interact with other groups to analyze and interpret and verify Business/Technical Requirements associated with Systems Integration and functionality migration from existing applications
  • Collaborate with the requirements and application development teams to ensure the success of the testing process
  • Support automation test efforts and performance testing
  • Plan and Perform UAT testing and provide support to external testers if needed
  • Participate in all system related walkthroughs
  • Develop, store, and execute System, Integration and/or Regression Test Procedures within TestRail
  • Assists in the definition of internal quality control standards and the maintenance of reliability programs. Analyzes test cases and provides regular progress reports
  • Maintain testing artifacts in SharePoint and TestRail and work closely with the other Testing Specialists to ensure all tests are executed and documented in accordance with CMMI Level 3 processes
  • Maintain Requirement Traceability Matrix with in JIRA & TestRail and produce traceability documents if necessary
  • Conduct peer reviews
  • Identify and log defects in JIRA
  • Participate in defect management meetings
  • Participate in Test Readiness Assessment, Post-Testing Reviews and CMS Readiness Reviews
  • Provide status of assigned tasks via weekly status reports
Required Qualifications:   
  • 7+ years of experience in writing test cases and analyzing  system requirements
  • Highly proficient with a variety of testing concepts, practices, procedures, and tools within the IT field.
  • Agile experience is a must
  • Should be proficient in writing SQL Queries
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and be a team player
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be well-organized and efficient with excellent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Good knowledge of all phases of test life cycle
  • May mentor others and/or lead work activities.
  • Must have a flexible schedule
Preferred qualifications:
  • CMS experience preferred
  • QTP Automation tool experience and 508 compliance testing is a plus
  • Individuals with Appian based project exposure is a plus

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



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.



Job Keywords: Test, engineer, IT, Columbia, MD, Maryland

Job Details

  • Contest Number229823
  • Job TitleTest Engineer - Columbia, MD
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Government Solutions

Job Location Information

  • Columbia, MD
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • Schedule
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • Shift
  • Travel
  • Telecommuter Position
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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