Quality Analyst - Telecommute at Optum (Minneapolis, MN or Remote)

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
The health solutions marketplace is hungry for new ideas, innovative products and software that drives elevated performance for the business and the customer. The UnitedHealth Group family of businesses is feeding incredible solutions to that marketplace every day by bringing out the best in our software engineering teams. We serve customers across the health system. Not only do we have more of them every day, we also have more technology, greater data resources and far broader expertise than any competitor anywhere. We're out to change the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. If you're in, you'll be challenged like never before. It's time to join this history making.
The Quality Analyst is responsible for testing their assigned product areas. This position will leverage their area of expertise regarding business knowledge on internal and dependent external applications, regulatory requirements to create and execute end user centric testing. This position will receive guidance, mentoring, and work direction from Sr. QA Analysts in some or all of these accountabilities.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Represents assigned products/microapps as a QA Analyst with a good understanding of product vision, objectives and metrics
  • Create test coverage across all impacted applications, identification of regression testing scenarios for each release from an end user perspective
  • Design and execute test cases across various devices & platforms based on browser analytics analysis
  • Enable review of test scenarios and test data coverage
  • Works directly with Business and Product owners as part of Scrum teams to support and improve testing of existing applications and shift left Quality processes related to assigned products
  • Coordinate release testing activities with Accessibility, Analytics and other Business testing teams based on the guidance from Sr. QA Analyst
  • Conduct data analysis to ensure proper integration with databases, APIs, vendor tools or other site components
  • Conduct cross functional/product analysis to understand dependencies and capabilities across multiple products
  • Identify expected systems behaviors for test scenarios (normal flows and alternate flows)
  • Identify test data and test date needs to support test script execution
  • Provide status update on testing progress
  • Support QE team with test data preparation including Business/Product teams coordination
  • Identify opportunities for automating the test activities including test design, execution and
  • reporting and work closely with E2E Automation team for creating frameworks for such opportunities
  • Escalate issues that are unable to be resolved by the scrum/project team
  • Participate in post release retrospectives and lessons learned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant professional experience
  • 3+ years of experience in digital testing with emphasis on user acceptance testing
  • Experience with digital or software testing methodology, defect classifications, tracking and reporting tools (CA Agile, JIRA)
  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with Business teams
  • Digital products development and/or marketing experience
  • Prior work experience with health care or health insurance organizations
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to drive results and deliver on commitments
  • Ability to work under pressure with strict timelines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with prior experience giving presentations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Visio

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
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.
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Culture
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Diversity
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Unconscious bias training
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401(K) Matching
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Match charitable contributions
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
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Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
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Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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