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Manager, Software Quality Assurance

Company: Altarum Institute
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Manager, Software Quality Assurance

US-MI-Ann Arbor
Job ID: PHS-LS-3772-22
# Positions: 1
Pos. Category:Current Opening


Altarum is a nonprofit based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with roots in public-sector innovation that date back to 1946. Throughout our history, we've translated research into action, solving challenging problems facing society. Today, we are focused on improving the health of at-risk and disenfranchised populations by building better systems of care and empowering all people to make well informed health decisions. We are creators and doers. Our solutions are holistic, enabled by technology, and intently focused on equity, prevention, and delivering the most appropriate care.

Altarum is seeking a Manager of Software Quality Assurance to help our Public Health Systems department. Our Public Health Systems department work ranges from building the next generation technology in disease surveillance to optimizing data standards and system integrations to improve the coordination and delivery of healthcare for patients. The Manager of Software Quality Assurance will lead the Quality Assurance team to develop and implement standards and measures within multiple projects. This role is responsible for guiding the team with writing test plans, creating and executing both functional and automated tests, and communicating the progress to the team.


  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience using various testing methodologies.
  • Define and execute overall application testing strategy, including feedback processes and key performance metrics to ensures development quality is being achieved.
  • Define and create overall application testing strategy and ensures it is being achieved.
  • Manage the QA teams effort which includes, but is not limited to: creating test plans, writing test cases, performing functional and exploratory testing, effectively communicating statuses, and coordinating meetings.
  • Oversee and delegate work to QA Associates.
  • Define test process for the application and responsible to perform all aspects of testing including manual execution, automated execution and system performance.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Promote, foster and proactively implement the use of quality assurance best practices and standards on a daily basis.
  • Create and maintain efficient automated scripts that utilize clean code and best practice coding standards.
  • Manage and maintain efficiency in the automated script execution and script development through the implementation of automation best practices.
  • Stay current with new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.


    • BS in Computer Science or Information Systems
    • 10+ years Software engineering quality assurance testing, Software QA
    • Ability to manage a team of QA engineers
    • Experience in an agile development environment
    • Able to communicate with the developers and analysts effectively
    • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Experience with test automation frameworks and testing tools like Protractor, Selenium, Redwood, Cucumber, TestNG, or Junit, Sauce Labs/Browser Stack, Load Runner etc.
    • Experience with SQL is preferred
    • Experience with Jira, bug tracking and version control systems is required
    • At this time we will only accept candidates who are presently eligible to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship


      Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We improve the health of at-risk and disenfranchised populations by building better systems of care and empowering all people to make well informed health decisions. Public sector clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of expertise include military health, women's health, behavioral health and substance use disorders, health disparities and equity, continuing medical education and quality improvement, eldercare, public health interoperability, and disease surveillance.

      In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k (3% employer contribution plus opportunity for gainsharing), a flexible work environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.

      Altarum provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.




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