Wolters Kluwer Quality Analyst II in Waltham, Massachusetts

Quality Analyst II

Requisition Number: 17-17085

State: Massachusetts

City: Waltham

Shift: Not Applicable

Job Description: Wolters Kluwer Health’s Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients. Its flagship product, UpToDate, is trusted by over 1 million clinicians in over 170 countries to make the best decisions at the point of patient care. Net Promoter Scores consistently fall in the high-70s, largely due to the unrivaled breadth and depth of its evidence-based content. More than 60 research studies confirm UpToDate’s widespread usage and association with improved patient care and hospital performance, including reduced lengths of stay, adverse complications and mortality.

A .NET, MSQL based platform, the UpToDate Editorial Platform utilizes a range of technologies to deliver world class document editing and management capabilities to our content editors.

The Software Test Engineer will support the ongoing development of UpToDate’s Editorial applications. The apps provide UpToDate’s authors and editors a platform to create and manage medical reference content. The Software Test Engineer is responsible for verifying all aspects of the platform’s functionality and performance using manual and automated processes.



•Work with the Product Owner, developers and other team members to gain a comprehensive understanding of new and existing products and features, and design test suites to ensure full coverage of products and features.

•Design, develop and maintain automated tests within an automated test framework.

•Ensure automated tests are written according to best practices such that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid as code evolves.

•Advocate for approaches that drive quality and ensure testability.

•Remain current with evolving industry trends and technologies in the automated testing arena.

•Participate in all facets of the software development test cycle: Create test plans, develop, execute, and maintain test cases and scripts, manage the defect log and track issue resolution with development staff.

•Analyze all project documents from a QA testing perspective, verifying accuracy and completeness. Must fully understand the business need/problem and the functional/technical solutions identified.

•Perform Quality Assurance testing in an agile environment. Participate in all sprint activities including, daily scrums, requirements gathering, story writing, and solution design sessions.

•Ensure reusability of test cases/scripts building a regression suite for future testing efforts. Work with QA Team Lead to design and implement automated system tests using test automation tools.

•Coordinate and execute integrated tests in all applicable projects. Communicate with other QA teams to develop a cross team test strategy. Understand the downstream integration of related data while incorporating that understanding into the everyday work of the team.

•Demonstrate excellent written communication skills (including emails, stories, defects and presentations) appropriate for technical and business audiences.

Qualifications: Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Experience with Selenium is a must.


•Minimum of 3 years of Web Application Testing experience.

•Experience with test automation tools and demonstrating a desire to learn. Experience with Selenium a strong plus.

•Ability to write SQL queries to analyze and manipulate data in an MSSQL environment.

•Experience with one programming language such as Java, C#, Python, and Perl desired. Experience with Java a strong plus.

•Experience writing API or web service tests (not at the UI level).

•Experience with common test frameworks desirable, with experience building internal tools and frameworks a strong plus.

•Technical and functional creativity to look beyond the application’s screen level capability to test thoroughly for a variety of use cases.

•Strong communication skills.

•Excellent analytical and debugging skills, with strong attention to detail.

•Strong collaboration skills and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.

•Good judgment, strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, and a finely tuned balance of technical purity and pragmatism.

•Committed, engaged, self-motivated, decisive, adaptable, data driven, transparent and objective.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495-4771