Software Test Automation Engineer

3 months ago(10/11/2017 5:03 PM)
Requisition ID
Quality/Software Testing




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver worldclass outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The primary purpose of this role developing testing framework, test cases and test automation scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) for web based applications which includes Oracle forms (10g/11g) and Java pages.


  • Participates as a member of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) team from initiation through release following the V-Model and/or Agile development methodologies.
  • Participates in project meetings with cross functional team members.
  • Reviews software functional requirement definitions.
  • Prepares test automation scripts using HP UFT
  • Integrates test automation scripts into TFS (Microsoft Team Foundation Server).
  • Performs testing based off test case definitions.
  • Documents and reports defects in Microsoft TFS. Works with development staff to answer questions that may arise during testing and to resolve issues. Performs testing of defect fixes.
  • Reports test status to supervisor and cross functional team members.
  • May refer to senior level staff for assistance with higher level problems that may arise.
  • Escalates issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant program of study or equivalent managerial experience required
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications and professional memberships preferred
  • Proactive maintenance of knowledge regarding management strategies, development methodology and standards for team operations, and improve project, product or process quality



  • 5+ years of software quality assurance testing experience in Client Server and Web-based environments, including testing the front-end, workflow, database (SQL Queries), and Integrations components.
  • 3+ years of solid experience with HP UFT scripting, including recording, developing, editing, maintaining and executing large sets of automated scripts.
  • Complete understanding of the HP UFT Function Libraries, Shared Repositories, Editing Object Properties, and Visual Basic Scripting.
  • Ability to write and test SQL Queries in Oracle (via Toad).
  • Experienced in Web Based environments (Web Sphere, Java, and JavaScript).
  • Experience with TFS or Similar tool handling which includes the Defect, Test Plan, and Test Lab modules.
  • Ability to log defects in TFS clearly and concisely and work through resolution and closure of the defects.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the SDLC, QA process and testing methodology including unit, integration, system, and acceptance testing.
  • A self-starter who pays attention to detail.
  • Ability to participate in product functional discussions and come up with testing requirements and formulate them into test plans and test cases.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of management and cross functional team members.  


Travel Requirements:

  •  As needed


Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards



At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


Allscripts' policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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