Project Developer – Testing Quality Assurance


(3 positions located in Baton Rouge)


POSITION #: 9381, 9382, 9386

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Services Contract – Project Management

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists in the design and execution of test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications.
• Records and documents results in comparison to expected results.
• Detects software failures to identify and correct defects.
• Documents anomalies and issues.
• Participates in system integration and user acceptance testing.
• Tracks Issues as identified during testing.
• Reviews functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
• Identifies test requirements from specifications, maps test case requirements, and designs test coverage plan.
• Develops, documents, and maintains functional test cases.
• Executes and evaluates manual or automated test cases and reports test results.
• Identifies potential quality issues per defined processes and escalates potential quality issues immediately.
• Ensures validated deliverables met functional and design specifications.
• Isolates, replicates, and reports defects and verifies defect resolution.
• Schedules, prepares for, attends, and actively participates in Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, project status meetings, and any other project-related meetings.
• Records, prepares, and distributes meeting minutes and action items, as assigned.
• Leads meetings as assigned.
• Conducts research relating to the development of the modernization systems.
• Evaluates new and/or revised regulations to determine the impact to the state Medicaid program and the development of the modernization systems.
• Reports project risks and issues to supervisor in a timely manner.
• Completes project status reports, as assigned.
• Coordinates document distribution to all team members.
• Communicates relevant information to project team as needed.
• Reviews contractor deliverables for accuracy and completeness.
• Participates in project closure activities including documentation of lessons learned.
• Prepares, Interprets, and clarifies eligibility policies and procedures. Reviews current and proposed state and federal regulations and/or revisions.
• Revises rules; regulations, and procedures to meet changes in law or policy.
• Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the project.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree, or 6 years of professional experience in lieu of degree.
• Excellent analytical skills, effective organizational and time management skills.
• Great attention to detail and follow up, and verbal/written communications skills.
• Ability to set, follow, and meet deadlines.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree.
• Minimum 1 experience in health care field, Medicaid eligibility, or Medicaid program support.
• Minimum 1 years of professional experience in managing projects.
• Experience in presenting information to technical and non‐technical audiences.
• Professional experience with LDH information systems or programs utilized by the department.
• Experience in the creation, execution, and validation of system user acceptance testing.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Natalie Newsom at UNOMedicaidSupport@LA.gov with the job title in the email subject line.

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by February 1, 2017.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.