ERT

  • QA Associate

    Job Location US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Shift
    Full-time/Regular
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    This role is an associate level member of the company’s testing department, offering the opportunity to learn about and take responsibility for the testing of internally and externally developed software applications.  In addition, you will research and assist with process improvements for the department.

     

    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.


    Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Since 2014, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 10,000+ studies spanning more than three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly — and with confidence.

    Responsibilities

    In this role, you will learn about and take responsibility for

     

    • Analysing and reviewing project requirements and specifications.
    • Creating the test artifacts for assigned projects (test plans, reports)
    • Performing and tracking testing, analysing test results and recommending corrective actions
    • Communicating statuses, issues and risks on a timely basis, recording and tracking defects
    • Developing and maintaining test automation regression suites
    • Maintaining in-depth knowledge of the company's SOP’s relevant to the role
    • Maintaining a broad understanding of practices and developments in the Computing, Regulatory, Pharmaceutical and Health Care industries
    • Adhering to Quality and Regulatory compliance including, but not limited to, those for MHRA and FDA Regulatory bodies
    • Collaborating with the team, possessing a range of practical skills and demonstrating flexibility
    • Contributing to and suggesting ways of improving ERT's processes in the workplace.
    • Taking ownership of one or two areas of technical expertise and providing support in these areas to the test group (e.g. test automation).

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.

    Qualifications

    Skills

    Technical

    Competence in more than one of the following technical/job specific skills:

    • Ability to apply software testing methods and techniques.
    • Experience and knowledge in using exploratory testing approaches

     

    Personal

    Competence in all of the following personal skills is required for this role:

    • Attention to detail
    • Flexible attitude and ability to work in teams
    • Ability to prioritise effectively and work to deadlines
    • Proficient in MS office suite of programs
    • Proactive with ability to generate ideas and translate them into practical solutions
    • Excellent/Good verbal and written English is required for this role

     Education and Experience

    • BSc in Computer Science or related degree or a highly developed level of technical ability or relevant work experience
    • Experience in a 21 CFR Part 11 FDA regulated environment desirable

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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