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Analyst - Quality Assurance IT

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Position Description


Under the direction of the Manager, IT QA – Testing, Team Lead or other senior personnel, the IT Quality Analyst responsible for conducting quality assurance operations of the Laboratory applications.  Duties include defining, creating, documenting and implementing appropriate quality testing of applications and systems to ensure that products, applications and systems are in compliance with established quality and regulatory standards and meet customer requirements.  Works with the other Lab IT teams to coordinate quality assurance processes.  Understands the interaction and relationship of business operations and software applications.



No supervisory responsibilities are assigned at this time.



The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.

·         Plan, design, build/develop, execute and support quality assurance activities (i.e. Test Release Planning, Test Design & Execution, Performance Test and Automation, Test Data Management) required for testing software configurations and functionality.

·         Assist in creating and executing test methodologies that include Functional Testing (white box) and System Integration Testing (black box) as well as defect management standards.

·         Work with IT teams, leadership and management to define, develop, document and implement quality and support processes, procedures and methodologies.

·         Assist in ensuring that service level agreements/operating level agreements with business and IT customers, suppliers and partners are met.

·         Research new technology, products and tools, and implement it or recommend its implementation.

·         Responsible for defining quality assurance tasks and checklists for software deployment, including release acceptance testing.

·         Assist in the validating and documenting of applications and systems where appropriate.

  • Proactively works with Team Leader and Project Manager for planning, estimation, documentation and status reporting.
  • Displays an ability to work effectively in a team setting. Employs such skills as cooperation, communication, team decision-making, and accountability.
  • Mentor other teammates on appropriate technologies, design and development.
  • Any other tasks necessary for completion of project deliverables.
  • Actively and timely supports the implementation and production of applications, Lab IT Support teammates and users as necessary.

·         Assist in performing project resource and timeline scheduling with business and IT partners to meet project and/or release timelines (including on-shore and off-shore).

·         Assist in researching new technology, products and tools, and implementing it or recommending its implementation.

  • Work overtime with little or no notice as needed.
  • Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed.
  • Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures.
  • Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position.
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    



(Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required)

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Technical Writing, or appropriate combination of education and experience in Essential Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Proven experience in quality assurance and operational aspects of Information Technology in small to enterprise-wide application environments.
  • 3 – 5 year’s previous experience in software and system testing.
  • Strong business process and data analysis skills.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of Information Technology and business organizations.
  • Healthcare IT experience and or software test certification (ASQ, ISTQB, etc.) is a plus.
  • Familiarization with software development and software quality assurance concepts and methods.
  • Experience using quality/testing systems such as Microsoft TFS, HP Quality Center or Microsoft VSTS preferred.
  • Experience using automated testing products and methods in testing efforts, such as HP Quick Test Pro, Automation Anywhere, or Rational Robot preferred.
  • Experience using performance testing products and methods in testing efforts, such as HP LoadRunner, HP Performance Center, Rational Performance Tester preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

About Information Technology

The Information Technology Department designs, develops and maintains software programs required to keep DaVita on the leading edge of medical technology. DaVita's Information Technology Department has both clinic facing and non-clinic facing subgroups that provide our clinician teammates the tools to provide quality patient care. DaVita IT utilizes designers, developers, system architects, project managers, application architects, nurses, trainers and many more professionals to incorporate the technology needs of our clinicians, business and physician customers.

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Analyst - Quality Assurance IT
  • Job Function: Laboratory
  • Location: 1991 Industrial Dr, Deland, Florida