IBM Watson Health - Functional Test Lead in New York, New York

IBM Watson Health Imaging is bringing together the advanced image analytics and cognitive capabilities with data to transform the health care industry and to improve the lives of people. We’re seeking experienced functional verification test lead to work on all aspects of verification and validation of machine learning algorithms and healthcare workflow, test planning and tracking, and quality trend analysis. You’ll be driving quality discussions with a broad set of teams to improve the design, architecture and impacting customers and business. If you want to have a huge impact on Watson Health, join our team. Job Description and Responsibilities

  • You will need a proven background in functional test planning to design, develop, create, and execute functional test plans and test cases based on non-functional requirements and technical understanding of product architecture.

  • You will need to lead other team members in functional verification testing

  • Report upwards and outwards regarding functional test for the given project

  • You will need to be self-driven, able work well with other teams to drive change and manage evolving requirements.

  • Must drive cross-team engagement and communication skills to influence functional requirements and metrics in research, user design, development and test teams.

  • You need to learn and understand customer requirements and the end-user workflow to performance and nonfunctional goals and metrics. This involved defining metrics that are relevant to the customer and business.

  • Daily responsibilities include functional test scripting, test data management and executing various functional,, integration, and ad-hoc tests according to test plans and testing schedule requirements and technical understanding of product architecture.

  • Troubleshoot, in conjunction with end-users and development teams, on issues of reproducing, investigating and debugging software.

  • Generate defect reports for issues found during testing, and prove accurate testing status to project stakeholders

Location: This position can be located in either San Jose, CA, Cambridge, MA, Raleigh, NC (RTP)

  • 5+ years of functional test and analysis experience on large scale data systems

  • 3+ years experience as being a team lead

  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills

  • Strong experience with automated testing tools, scripting technologies, deployment and provisioning technologies

  • Strong knowledge in web technologies, cloud and analytics architectures, big data, database architecture

  • Experience of Spark cluster computing framework, Kafka messaging, Docker, Kubernetes

  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming, Java, JavaScript, Python, REST API

  • Working knowledge of architecting and developing software for scalable, distributed systems

  • Clear and concise verbal, written and interpersonal skills including the ability to work in teams, local and virtual

  • Knowledge of natural language processing

  • Experience in Healthcare Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Healthcare Systems Interoperability (IHE), HL7, FHIR, and DICOM

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