Software Testing Analyst 1

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Almac Group is currently seeking a Software Testing Analyst 2 for our Lansdale, PA location. The Software Testing Analyst 2 will use formal software test methodologies to write and execute functional, system, performance, and usability/compatibility test plans and test cases for automated and manual tests related to products supporting a pharmaceutical clinical services organization. The individual will log errors, recreate them as needed, track errors through to resolution, and escalate issues when appropriate. The individual will create test reports and maintain significant levels of test documentation. The software testing analyst will ensure communication of project test status to project team members and will be responsible for the timely delivery of all test deliverables. Additional responsibilities will be to participate in requirements and system design and control the change management process for each assigned project.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Personnel Management:
    • Provide training, in area of expertise or Subject Matter Expert (SME) role, to team members as required
  • Resource Management:
    • Manage and prioritize your workload; escalate conflicting schedules to Test Analyst Level IV or GL
    • Assist in assessing timeline deliverables and budget estimates
    • Participate in project status and requirements meetings
    • Ensure the timely delivery of all clients (internal and external) deliverables
    • Perform other work-related responsibilities as assigned by management
  • Process Management:
    • Ensure your full understanding of, and compliance to, the Almac SDLC
    • Review and challenge requirements focusing on patient safety and study risk factors
    • Write clear, concise and thorough Test documents based off the latest client approved requirements
    • Lead test case review and execute test cases according to the defined test methodology
    • Define logical, risk-based test approach for each project assigned to you
    • Escalate issues to Test Analyst Level IV or GL as needed
    • Track and control the change management process within your projects
    • Participate in client and FDA system audits as required
    • Assist quality assurance with responses to audit findings
    • Take full ownership through to completion of all tasks assigned; ensure proper hand off and communication to next owner
    • Provide support and act as point of contact person for studies where Testing Analyst was the original testing resource
    • Other responsibilities as assigned by management 
 
Qualifications:
Required Experience / Education:
  • HS/GED with 3+ years working experience associated to the role requirements that demonstrate the ability to perform tasks, OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field with 3+ years of working experience associated to the role requirements that demonstrate the ability to perform tasks.
  • 2  years of experience working in a regulated formalized software testing environment
  • Moderate experience creating and implementing manual test suites in a formal SDLC environment
  • 2 years of experience using change management tools
  • 2 years of experience working with web-based Interactive Response Technology (IRT)
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps (TFS), MTM and Sharepoint preferred
  • Competency with relational databases (SQL Server) and SQL
  • Demonstrated knowledge of formal SDLC methodology and best practices
  • Microsoft Office
 
Preferred Experience / Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Science related field.
  • Knowledge of drug management
  • Familiarity with 21 CFR Part 11 and other FDA regulatory requirements
  • Basic familiarity with Object Oriented programming concepts and C#
  • Experience using test management tools
  • Automated test tool experience
  • Knowledge of scripting languages
  • Intermediate level SQL (query language) skills
  • Knowledge of supply chain management
 
What can Almac Group offer you?
  • Medical, Vision & Dental benefits from the 1st of the month following start date
  • 20 days PTO per year, accrued monthly following start date
  • 12 holidays per year
  • Company paid Long and Short-term disability along with Life Insurance
  • 401k company contribution
  • Hybrid work available for applicable roles
  • Professional development programs/ continuous learning opportunities
 
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Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organization that has organically grown over 50 years now employing 6,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our US Headquarters is located at Souderton, PA with additional operations scattered around the US and Europe. ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a tagline – it is our way of life.
 
Embracing diversity is at the heart of enhancing Almac Group’s unique culture and reflects our fundamental belief that all people deserve equality, inclusivity and the opportunity for advancement. We are committed to cultivating a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment for all.  Together, we will build on the strength in our diversity and deliver exceptional solutions to advance human health globally.
 
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through our portal. Candidate Resumes/CV’s not submitted through our portal or directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.
 
Almac Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled - Proudly embracing diversity in all of its expressions.
 
Almac provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance completing the application process.  Please email us at [email protected] to request assistance.
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