Benefit Plan Configuration Tester II

Sacramento CA 95814

Job Description

This position is responsible to develop thorough test plans for medium (relating to complexity) systems to ensure a smooth transition from a development environment to a production environment. Responsible for testing, reviewing and learning medium (relating to complexity) functionality of software applications which are developed in house and those purchased form third party vendor. Develops and maintains documented standards for quality acceptance in software.

Essential Functions

• Develops test plans for medium systems to ensure application functionality meets original requirements to project.
• Works closely with software development staff to test and review applications developed in house or purchased from third party vendor prior to installation.
• Becomes knowledgeable of business applications systems as they are used within the business department, research and respond to application inquires.
• Responsible for mentoring of Associate Quality Assurance Analyst.
• Develops and maintains documented standards for quality acceptance of software
• Maintains up to date test environment
• Ensures end user documentation correlates with program functionality
• Maintains an ongoing self-study program to enhance QA skills and knowledge.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• Excellent communication (Verbal and Written) and collaboration skills
• Excellent, organization, task management, and prioritization skills
• Courteous and professional demeanor with the desire and ability to work as a team
• Knowledge of QA principles, and agile practices and the ability to apply this knowledge to a variety of work assignments.
• Knowledge of Pharmacy Benefit Rules and Regulations
• Thorough and detailed knowledge of investigating and analyzing data using various methods and techniques that promote timely change and accountability of assignments
• Good planner and strong organization skills
• Ability to research, analyze and interpret rules and business requirements, and apply them to assignments
• Successful ability to manage and take ownership of multiple assignments
• Strategic, independent, forward thinkers with technical and analytical abilities for solutioning simple to complex problems
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point and Access.
• Experience with SQL and Visio

General Job Information


Benefit Plan Configuration Tester II



Job Family

Operations Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


3+ years previous experience as a QA Analyst.

Understanding of business applications and ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical staff. Demonstrated understanding of various QA procedures and products.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.