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Quality Engineer at Sunquest Information Systems, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Tucson, Arizona

Job Description:

Sunquest Information Systems Inc. provides laboratory information systems to more than 1,700 laboratories. Since 1979, we have helped laboratories across the world optimize financial results, improve efficiency and the quality of patient care. With our solutions, we make healthcare smarter and patients safer. We use industry knowledge and focus to develop solutions and services that meet the changing needs of our customers and the marketplace. We combine this vision with the dream to make our company an exceptional place to work. From our business casual dress policy to our flexible work schedules, Sunquest promotes a balance of life for all of our employees. We place emphasis on training plans for new and current staff, support promotion from within, and promote work on special projects and involvement with multi-functional teams. These activities nurture a culture of professional growth and development for our employees to achieve their professional goals and reach their full potential.




As a Quality Engineer, you will work with a fast-paced and multi-functional Agile development team to build software for laboratories and hospitals. As a member of this development team, your focus will be on identifying real-world, user-centric scenarios and workflows and building & executing test plans to ensure their accuracy. Additionally, you will be responsible for reporting, tracking and testing issues discovered during design and development.


You will have a real passion for quality software, a dedication to customer happiness, and an ability to work effectively in a matrix organization. You will need a positive attitude, persistence, a love of problem solving, and the ability to communicate with people at all levels of a healthcare organization.

Essential functions:

  • Works with Agile team in identifying scenarios and workflows to best represent client usage of the application

  • We assist in requirements and design reviews for functional accuracy

  • We develop, execute and document test plans to ensure the product we produce is accurate

  • Analyzes defects, performs root cause analysis, and collaborates with others to resolve issues

  • Enthusiastically identifies testing risks and implements mitigations to build a quality product within the established delivery timeline

  • Recommends, schedules and facilitates cross-department testing events to ensure application quality

  • Flexibility to take on blended roles across the Agile team

  • You will attend client focus groups and engage with clients, as appropriate

  • We participate in geographically distributed team projects

  • Develop persona analyses for persona based roles testing, as necessary

  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical abilities

  • Solid testing skills and knowledge of quality processes

  • Ability to quickly and easily assimilate new product knowledge

  • Ability to accurately estimate task durations and complete work projects as scheduled

  • Clear, effective verbal and written communication skills

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 3 years of testing experience

  • Knowledge of current Quality Assurance standard methodologies, and tool sets.

Desired Skills


  • Knowledge of FDA medical device regulatory practices a plus

  • Knowledge and/or experience with genetics, wet labs, or healthcare software a plus


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (any specific physical attributes or limiting factors to be accounted for):

Work is performed in an office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards; substantial time is spent working on a computer. No special physical demands required. May include minimal travel.


Additional Information

Sunquest’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Applicants for U.S. based positions with Sunquest Information Systems must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.