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Associate Director, Data & Software Quality Assurance Engineer REMOTE (348752BR)


Executive Director



East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

769 million! That’s how many lives our products touch. At Novartis, being there when and how it matters most for our patients and customers allows us to live our purpose and help bring maximum impact to health outcomes. <br><br>Furthering our commitment to transforming medicine for patients, Novartis is embarking on an ambitious and exciting journey to reinvent how we use technology, data and customer insights to better serve our consumer’s needs and put them on a path to better health. This includes taking bold approaches that begin with a customer-centric mindset and harness the power of today’s digital and data-driven healthcare revolution to continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives.<br> <br>• Do you want to help people understand their disease and how to seek out the proper treatment for it? <br>• Do you want to support patients achieve the best possible outcomes? <br>• Do you want to deliver a leading customer experience at all touchpoints? <br>• Do you want to be at the forefront of leveraging today’s technology advances to create tomorrow’s healthcare innovations? <br><br>We believe the answers are found when curious, adventurous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to utilize the power of digital and data to individualize and maximize interactions with customers. Where you’re empowered to not fear failure when taking smart risks. And most importantly, where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. <br><br>The Associate Director will be responsible for owning all aspects of the data and software quality insurance process and support the Real-World Evidence & Medical Intelligence analytic product development. These products operationalize data and analytics and span rigorous research protocol projects to interactive software applications that support Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Medical Access, and Population Health pivotal initiatives focused on improving patient access and optimizing clinical care. <br><br>The Data & Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer will be a critical team member and work intimately with the Analytic product Development team (Researchers, Data Engineering, and Statistical Learning teams).<br><br><b>YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:</b> <br>- Own the test development process (end to end) across all Information Products and play the role of test engineer: design, develop, and implement automated and manual tests. Foster a philosophy of continuous improvement within the development team.<br><br>- Review and analyze requirements, specifications, and technical design documents, and provide timely feedback.<br><br>- Support, specify and execute data/functional/no-functional verification & validation tasks<br><br>- Develop detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases. Prioritize and execute test plans including regression testing. Apply your keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence and discipline to deliver timely test execution.<br><br>- Identify and report issues found, then verify that issues are resolved.<br><br>- Create the testing infrastructure and strategy by supporting and controlling all relevant testing procedures. Lead the collaborative design, development and support of all testing infrastructures and technology.<br><br><i> Our selection process will prioritize associates from the current Innovative Medicines division, whose positions may be changing or impacted. This is a US based position. No international relocation will be provided for this position. </i><br><br>This position can be based remotely anywhere in the U.S. (there may be some restrictions based on legal entity). Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager.