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Principal Data Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership and responsibility for the design and development of all aspects of manual and automated test approach and strategy
  • Write and execute automated tests using various test automation tools
  • Collaborate with team members to review and clarify requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Define, establish, document, and train the QA best practices, with concentration on automation strategy and approach
  • Work with business partners, product owner, Business Analysts and Developers to analyze, triage and resolve issues
  • Communicate and interact with appropriate areas on problems, changes and enhancements that may impact data, workflow and /or functionality within Information Technology software
  • Identify, document, and track issues found during testing
  • Assist business users in defining User Acceptance Testing, test cases and plans
  • Mentor and direct other testers in automation and software testing principles
  • Automate and refine regular process, track issues and document changes



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a database testing/quality assurance environment
  • 7+ years of experience creating and executing detailed test cases with a demonstrated understanding of QA processes in a Software Development Life-Cycle, with 5+ years? experience on database testing
  • 5+ years of experience defining and developing an automated test framework, process, and test suite. Experience should include development beyond record and playback, specifically developing functions, adding control flow logic, loops etc.
  • 5+ years of SQL experience with ability to write complex SQL queries
  • 3+ years of experience with agile automation and continuous integration
  • Experience with both manual QA process and automated testing tools
  • Strong knowledge of SQL queries for automation and manual testing
  • Experience working with UNIX system
  • Experience working within an agile development life cycle
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio
  • Ability to identify and create high value automated test cases
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of different types of testing



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Healthcare data and industry
  • 3+ years of UNIX shell scripting
  • 3+ years Quality Assurance Team Leadership experience
  • 3+ years of experience with automation tools
  • Python and Java script
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to work on assigned tasks with limited supervision
  • Ability to set and meet timelines
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, problem solving, organization and negotiation skills



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)

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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Principal Data Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

Eden Prairie, MN
Full Time

Published on 09/25/2019