For questions: [email protected]
Max Bill Rate $68HR
SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
THIS PROJECT INCLUDES MAKING FEDERALLY MANDATED CHANGES FOR THE MEDICAID SYSTEM OF SC. THIS POSITION
WILL PERFORM QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) REQUIREMENTS AND SUPPORT USER ACCEPTANCE (UA) TESTING OF SOFTWARE
CODING CHANGES TO MEDICAID SYSTEMS RELATED DATA. TESTING OF CHANGES WILL INCLUDE TESTING WITH THE
USERS AND EXTERNAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND TRADING PARTNERS AS NEEDED. THIS PROJECT REQUIRES
INTERFACING WITH OTHER AGENCIES AND OTHER INTERNAL SYSTEMS.
COMPANY / DEPARTMENT CULTURE (why do you enjoy working for the company selling points for potential candidates):
This position will provide Quality Assurance duties for MEDS, MMIS, MMRS, and RMMIS systems projects. The Mainframe
Quality Assurance team is a combination of Clemson information technology professionals and experienced consultants,
and we are seeking individuals who are highly productive, very flexible, and can work effectively in an environment where
ambiguity is common. Team members are expected to contribute with minimal supervision and be self-motivated. The
project demands individuals who are strong collaborators, who want to make a positive contribution to the State of South
Carolina, and can understand top-level goals and objectives and drive toward them.
Candidates who enjoy working on complex, change-oriented projects with motivated team members will find this position
WHAT TYPES OF STAFFING CHALLENGES OR HEADACHES HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED IN THE PAST?
Resumes that include extensive details for candidates with limited actual experience. Especially, with candidates who
may have participated on many projects but were not required to implement a project from start to finish or provide
significant contribution to the project.
Candidates who have very little QA/Testing Experience, a lot of development experience.
Recruiters submitting multiple, clearly unqualified candidates
Candidates unable to prepare and deliver a coherent presentation as part of the interview process.
Resumes that exceed two pages make it difficult to review timely.
Notes to recruiters:
Previous experience in health care related information technology, insurance information technology, Medicaid
Management Information Systems (MMIS), Medicaid eligibility, or social services eligibility, while not absolutely necessary,
will be helpful.
This position requires excellent communications skills including effective oral and written communication. If a vendor
finds it necessary to substantially revise a candidate s resume or add additional or clarifying information at the top of the
candidate s resume, then the resume is not yet ready for submission and the candidate will likely not be a good fit.
Resumes submitted should be limited to two pages.
DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
** THIS IS A QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER POSITION, NOT A PROGRAMMER, BA, OR PROJECT MANAGER POSITION.** WORK
COLLABORATIVELY WITH PROJECT TEAM TO TEST CODING CHANGES. DUTIES INCLUDE CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS,
RUNNING OF TESTS, ANALYSIS OF TEST RESULTS, RESOLUTIONS OF DIFFERENCES IN ACTUAL AND EXPECTED TEST
RESULTS AND WORKING WITH SCDHHS TO SUPPORT USER ACCEPTANCE TESTING. COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN BOTH
WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMMUNICATION. WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH CLEMSON STAFF AND OTHER CONTRACTED
REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
MAINFRAME, MVS COBOL, JCL, SOFTWARE TESTING, CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS
SOFT SKILLS REQUIRED: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS (WRITTEN AND ORAL), ADAPTABILITY, FLEXIBILITY, SELF-
MOTIVATION, PROBLEM SOLVING, ANALYTICAL THINKING, TIME MANAGEMENT, ABILITY TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN A
STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
CA-ADS, SQL, SERENA CHANGEMAN OR OTHER CHANGE CONTROL TOOLS, USE OF TESTING TOOLS
This section has been enriched. Please review and make any edits prior to saving the request template. Skills:
Administrative Problem Solving Skills Yes 1 Intermediate Currently Using 2 - 4 Years
Operating Systems/APIs MVS Yes 1 Intermediate Within 2 Years 2 - 4 Years
Programming Languages Cobol (Any) Yes 1 Intermediate Within 2 Years 2 - 4 Years
Programming Languages JCL Yes 1 Intermediate Within 2 Years 2 - 4 Years
Quality Assurance (QA) Software Testing Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years