Software QA III

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 50843 
Title: Software QA III 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL









Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively looking to hire an experienced Software Test Professional in our IT Division with the primary responsibility for testing business applications and leading testing projects.  The Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Analyst is expected to lead offshore testers as well as perform all aspects of test planning, design, execution, and reporting. The SQA III will work with SpiraPlan as a test management tool and Selenium as a test automation tool and will interact with various application team members (Business Analysts, Application Analysts) including SQA testers onsite and offshore within the IT division of Arthrex.  The SQA Analyst will be part of a dynamic software test team with established standards and processes in place supporting best practices in both manual and automated testing of new feature enhancements, patches, and fixes.  Excellent communications and analytical skills, test lead and test automation experience, and a Bachelors’ degree will be essential for this position.  Previous experience in a company within an FDA regulated industry is preferred but not required.  Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


This is an in-office position located in Naples, Florida


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work independently, often leading a test team, under general supervision of SQA manager or supervisor with latitude for independent judgement, to evaluate and test software applications used by various business units within Arthrex.  
  • Apply test methodology, as well as business process and application knowledge, in the design of tests and testing strategies.   Based on business and functional requirements, identify testing scenarios, determine all types of testing to be performed, and develop test cases or reviews those written by test team. 
  • Execute planned and exploratory testing, utilizing manual and automated test cases, to assure the quality of an application’s usability, functionality, security, and performance.   Document actual test results and defects.   
  • Communicate issues identified during testing activities to application development team and provide recommended process/application improvements to management.
  • Estimate effort for tasks assigned, develop project schedule, assign tasks to testers, and provide status of daily progress to management.
  • Represent SQA on application/project teams and in software development, project planning, and requirement gathering meetings.  Attend project status meetings and provide SQA status, work with PM to define SQA tasks and estimates for the project schedule.  Manage SQA tasks and deadlines as test lead for assigned project(s).
  • Lead testing projects, especially medium to large projects, thus being responsible for all test planning and reporting activities and ensure Arthrex SQA standards and procedures are followed.
  • Define and track SQA metrics such as requirements coverage, test case readiness, test execution progress, and defect counts and statistics in SQA test management tool. 
  • Develop, and/or oversee the development of, all testing artifacts – test cases, automated test scripts, test plan document, test summary report, and requirement traceability matrix – in SQA test management tool and in SQA project repository and Arthrex Document Management system using Arthrex standard templates.
  • Perform peer reviews and internal audits of project documentation.
  • Prepare knowledge documents and provide cross training to team members.
  • Act as application SME and therefore is the point of contact within SQA for education of testers on assigned applications.
  • Assist with mentoring junior-level analysts.
  • Lead and oversee test automation activities for products assigned, including understanding the automation framework, developing scripts, and planning for the execution and maintenance of automation scripts.
  • Recommend new internal projects to utilize or enhance automation and increase efficiencies.
  • May assist in release management /production deployment activities.
  • Follow SQA standards and procedures.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required; Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance performing Functional and Regression testing of packaged, custom developed, web, and/or mobile applications required
  • Integration/Interface/File Transfer testing experience required
  • OS and/or browser compatibility testing experience required
  • ERP knowledge and testing experience preferred
  • Experience with testing relational databases; database querying skills required
  • Experience with using Test Management tools required
  • Experience with using (running scripts) and developing automation scripts in Test Automation tools preferred
  • Experience in testing implementations of new applications, system patches, maintenance releases, enhancement releases, and/or application defects required
  • Experience in analyzing requirements/specifications and developing and executing structured/methodical test cases to prove fulfillment of requirements and viability of application usage and functionality required
  • Experience leading testing projects and coordinating and managing tasks of team members preferred


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Working knowledge of the Software Development Life cycle and SQA’s role in it through proven explanation of the process
  • Solid understanding of programming languages and several technologies including relational databases
  • Demonstrated ability to document test plans, test cases, test results
  • Demonstrated problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Project management skills with ability to identify urgencies, risks and competing priorities and constraints; to prioritize tasks for team members; and to meet project deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation skills and a customer service orientation
  • ISTQB Foundation Level certification (CTFL) preferred


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

PC servers, workstations and laptops.  Microsoft environment. Work with standard current computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases.


This is an in-office position located in Naples, Florida; But we would be open to it being remote for the right situation.







All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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