Consulting Systems Analyst

Virginia, United States Minor Outlying Islands

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.

Experience in and knowledge of the following testing tool sets/frameworks:
• Heavy working SQL knowledge·
• Experience in data manipulation languages to setup test data and verify results
• Experience in Load, Extract and Interface testing required.
• Strong knowledge of UNIXand commands
• Knowledge of shell scripts/perl
• Knowledge in Informatica
• UltraEdit/UltraCompare or other ability to manipulate/validate data in UNIX database
• Able to work independently
• Tools such as JIRA / Confluence Java
• Hands on, working experience with automated testing tools (Cucumber / Selenium / Java)
• Working knowledge and experience in AWS (certification preferred)


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 on going self study program to enhance QA skills and knowledge.


General Job Information


Consulting Systems Analyst



Job Family

General Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

Canada (Exempt), 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


Understanding of business applications and ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical staff. Demonstrated understanding of various QA procedures and products.3+ years previous experience as a QA Analyst.

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.