Ascension Health QA Automation Lead in St Louis, Missouri

Job ID: 266519

QA Automation Lead

St Louis, Missouri


Additional Job Information

Title: QA Automation Lead

City, State: St Louis, MO

Location: MOSTL 4600 Headquarters

Department: Exp Web and Mobile

Additional Job Details: FT, Days

About Us

Ascension Technologies is one of the nation’s largest healthcare information technology services organizations.

We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that:

• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making

• Improve efficiency and care transitions

• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care

• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved patient outcomes

Job Description

What you will do:

In this role as Lead QA Automation Developer, you will lead and mentor a team in working with assigned customers/areas to translate business requirements into application/system solutions. You will be responsible for leading the design, planning and execution of testing strategies and tactics to ensure software quality at all stages of the system life cycle in TDD, CI/CD, and Agile development.

Key Competencies for Success

  • Expertise in developing test automation and Continuous Integration (CI) solutions.

  • Expertise in different test automation approaches (keyword-driven, Data-driven, BDD, hybrid)

  • Proficiency with programming in Object oriented like (Java, C# and C++ etc.)

  • Expertise in working with tools like Selenium, WebDriver, Java-Eclipse, Cucumber, Appium, Calabash, VSTS, Serenity, SoapUI, Jenkins etc.

  • Experience in languages/tools, such as (Java, JavaScript, VB script, Python Etc.)

  • Demonstrated implementing of test automation strategy and architecture/framework in large scale complex environments.

  • Proficiency in writing queries against databases and data warehouses in (Oracle or SQL server, MySQL and Mongo)

  • Experience with Quality tools like (JIRA, HP ALM, Zephyr, Rally, TFS/VSTS, and virtualization technology, Perfecto Labs, jMeter).

  • Possess broad based and in-depth knowledge of complex technologies, quality tools, methodologies in the industry

What we prefer you to have:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Work Experience:

  • 8+ years of related IT experience.

  • 3+ years of experience leading the design, planning and execution of testing strategies and tactics.

  • 5+ years of experience, in test architecture development and implementation Framework Automation using open source and/or commercial tools.

  • 8+ years of experience with programming and scripting languages in Object Oriented design patterns and coding best practices, mainly in Java and .Net development

  • 6+ years of experience providing work direction and leading automation.

Why join Ascension?

Here are a few reasons we think you might love joining our team.

Transformational Healthcare Environment: Our care teams collaborate between each other nationwide. Through working and learning together, we can create standards of excellence to be used across the system. We embrace change if it will improve the outcome for the patient.

Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

Relational Environment: Ascension provides a community of colleagues who listen with openness to their own experiences and to the experiences of others. Working together and sharing experiences builds dedication to each other and our mission.

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