Covance IT Test Analyst III in Durham, North Carolina

Job Overview

The Global Specimen Solutions, Inc. Test Lead will be responsible for working with GSS current and future systems and technologies. Develop test strategies and test plans. Assess software quality through manual and automated testing; be responsible for developing and executing test cases, finding and reporting bugs and incorrect behavior.


  • Review and analyze system specifications

  • Collaborate with QA staff to develop effective strategies and test plans

  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results

  • Evaluate product code according to specifications

  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects

  • Record test failures and errors and report to development teams

  • Help troubleshoot issues

  • Conduct post-release/post-implementation testing

  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

  • Experience in GAMP5 validation processes in a 21CFR Part11 regulated environment.

  • Experience in external-facing web-based software testing, preferably in enterprise web application, eCommerce, or SaaS platform software quality assurance

  • Working in conjunction with GSS operations and Data Management groups, provide assistance in troubleshooting and resolving any production queries and/or anomalies as requested

  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA/BSc in Computer Science required


  • 5 years of proven experience as a QA tester or similar role.

  • Seeking experience with GAMP5.

  • Must have experience with 21CFR Part 11 regulated environment or 21CFR Part 8.

  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus

  • Significant experience and understanding of PHI, Data Protection, and HIPAA desirable

  • Experience in working in a 21CFR Part11 regulated environment

  • Ability to work flexible work schedules, including weekends, as required

  • Analyzes reports, metrics and results as required; provides SME and strategic guidance based on findings

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with a variety of individuals within the department, company and external vendors, and customers alike

  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented and self-directed entrepreneurial environment

  • Demonstrated strategic planning with proven ability to communicate a vision and drive results

  • Detail oriented and highly organized with a strong business/technical acumen

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong work ethic

  • Possesses and demonstrates exceptional research and resource utilization skills as well as practical problem-solving capabilities

  • Proven ability to work in a lean organization and creatively tackle problems

Job Number 2018-20667

Job Category Hidden (23502)

Position Type Full-Time

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