Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Eden Pairie Software Test Anallyst

SPOK Inc. - Eden Prairie, MN
Sr. Software Test Analyst

Requ Num.:  11/3/2015
In this position, the Sr. Software Test Analyst will be responsible for participating as a software tester in an Agile-based product development group allocated to a Scrum Team. Responsibilities include requirement analysis, defining test strategies, test planning and execution, test automation, reviewing product documentation, and ensuring overall product quality including usability, performance, and stability for our Spok Mobile application. This individual must be able to prioritize responsibilities and work with their scrum team to streamline, integrate, and continuously improve the effectiveness of the Agile Scrum software development process.

Essential Duties:
- Participate in release and iteration kickoffs, retrospectives, daily scrums, and other team meetings as necessary for the scrum team this analyst is allocated to.
- Participate and/or oversee creation of test environments for test execution and coordinate test environment usage with other teams as necessary.
- Define test strategy, create, execute test cases (manual and automated) and document test artifacts to ensure thorough testing of product components and overall quality of delivered product.
- Report software defects and interact with software developers to ensure they are fixed and thoroughly tested.
- Perform and/or lead other team members in all forms of product testing including test case creation and execution, exploratory testing, system integration, usability, regression and performance testing.
- Analyze test coverage for existing and new tests, incorporate feedback from defects and escalations into regression suites.
- Develop and maintain automation frameworks that meet our solution needs and will scale for future growth across a variety of products and technologies. - Review and/or suggest improvements to product documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness and consistency during iterations and/or at release time.
- Collaborate with product manager and development team during all phases of the project to promote successful delivery of quality products to our customers.
- Drive continuous improvement of testing and development practices to make team more efficient, deliver higher quality products, and ship on time.
- Coach and provide technical leadership to others on the QA team as needed.

- Must be able to work primarily out of our Eden Prairie, MN office
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
- 7+ years of software testing working with various technologies including distributed Internet technologies
- Experience with Agile Scrum process
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a team environment across multiple geographic locations and cultures
- Must have a strong technical aptitude with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability to lead automation initiatives within the QA team
- Ability to present ideas and document artifacts to business and product technology teams

Technical Requirements:
- Proven experience creating, executing and reviewing results of functional, integration, compatibility and regression for web and mobile apps (iOS and Android)
- Experience implementing and maintaining automation frameworks for web and mobile apps using tools such as Appium, Calabash, Selenium Webdriver, Soap UI or similar tools
- Performance testing experience using commercial or open-source tools such as JMeter, Load Runner, NeoLoad
- Experience working with and validating results using SQL
- Technical knowledge of Windows Server configurations and operations is plus
- Knowledge of current and emerging industry trends in mobile technology is plus
- Software Testing Certification (ISQTB, CSTE, etc.) is plus

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Essentia Duluth - CS Internship

Essentia Health - Duluth
Business Intelligence Intern - CS/CIS Majors

Job Description:
Under supervision, develops an understanding of the data in the organization. The Business Intelligence Intern assists with analysis and report writing with key sets of information from the EPIC Clarity data models and multiple other systems throughout the organization and utilizes Business Intelligence tools to present data to the organization. Analysis includes business and operational understanding, quality improvement measures and development, and patient activity. The Intern works extensively with the Business Intelligence Analyst team and meets with clients to understand business and process flows to develop reports that manage the business requirements of client. Work is performed in a team environment with understanding and application of the key components of quality improvement, strong customer service skills and ability to work closely with management throughout the organization.

Junior or senior level student currently enrolled in an accredited school working toward a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or other related field.

To apply go to: Business Intelligence Intern, Use Job ID: 5179BR

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Essentia Duluth - App Syst Analyst

Essentia Health, Duluth MN
Application Systems Analyst

The application Systems Analyst provides a variety of services designed to apply computer technology to solve moderately complex clinical, financial, and patient data problems of the organization.  Application Systems Analysts are technical experts in the operation, configuration, customization and/or development of solutions. They work closely with clients to analyze the organizations activities in order to best meet the business needs. Responsibilities include assisting with evaluating needs and developing a model, specifications, and logic diagrams; planning, developing, testing, and documenting custom package programs and new applications/programs; implementing/installing new programs/systems in production; and providing support to user departments on various systems. May serve as project leader for small, more focused projects.

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent field of study.
* OR Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent field of study plus 2 years' experience working as a Systems Analyst or in a Computer Programming related field
* OR 4 years of experience working as a Systems Analyst or in a Computer Programming related field.
College graduates are encouraged to apply!

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.

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Monday, November 9, 2015

St Louis County, Duluth - IT job

St Louis County IT - Duluth
Technical Services Coordinator - IT Business Systems Analyst

Salary: $28.00 - $32.57 Hourly
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

The St. Louis County Technical Services Coordinator - IT Business Systems Analyst role is to plan, design, develop, and launch efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of core county functions and business processes. This individual will provide IT Business Analysis support to our Public Works department in charge of maintaining county roads and bridges. This position will be charged with the following roles and responsibilities:

Performing Business Analysis
* Working with the Public Works department to gather business requirements in order to maintain, and enhance the Maximo asset management/cost accounting system, as well as a number of supporting systems.
* Delivering overall process flows via flow chart, and specific business process narratives to be provided to both internal and external development staff for the purposes of scoping a statement of work, cost, and deliverables.
* Leading continuous improvement process design workshops, and eliciting feedback
Work with systems development staff, and/or consultants during all phases of the systems development life cycle
* Reviewing and analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.

Performing Project Management
* Leading projects through the various stages of the project management lifecycle
* Managing and maintaining project planning, resources allocation, milestone delivery, timelines, issues list, and status reporting
* THosting project touch base meetings, status meetings, and vendor sync meetings

* Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Business  Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field and four (4) years of related paid verifiable experience; OR graduation from an accredited program of study with an Associate Degree in Computer Science or related field and six (6) years of related paid verifiable experience; OR a combination of education, training, and paid verifiable experience determined equivalent by the Human Resources Director, to total eight (8) years.
* Two years of the related experience must be directly related to the specialty area listed in the job posting for the Technical Services Coordinator position.
* Possession of a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.

For Full Description and to APPLY go to: