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DST Systems Lead Software QA Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

As an Associate with DST Pharmacy Solutions, you will be part of an organization that promotes better health outcomes for consumers through clinical and technological innovations. We accomplish this by leveraging the robust technology foundation and powerful analytic resources that are the core of DST, with industry leading clinical expertise and strategic pharmacy and healthcare solutions. You will join a team that is redefining the value of pharmacy in healthcare through the integration of advanced analytics, clinical insights and transformative digital capabilities.

Role Overview

Plans and leads multiple, comprehensive, cross-functional software testing initiatives to include high levels of automation. Undertakes complex projects requiring a specialized knowledge or expertise of multiple business-lines or product suites. Has considerable customer exposure and company asset liability. Provides guidance to customers on testing strategies and is accountable for defining internal test strategies and methodologies. Ensures that system tests are successfully completed and documented and all problems are resolved for implementation/conversion. Analyzes test results and recommends corrective action that adheres to company objectives. Facilitates the development, storage, and regular review of product standards and procedures. Facilitates process improvement initiatives. Defines high-level system metrics and gathers and reports system statistics, which includes researching and reporting explanations for major trend fluctuations/anomalies. Establishes and communicates common goals and direction for the team. Acts as a resource for functional direction, training, and guidance for less experienced staff. Monitors project risks, schedules, and costs.


  • Implement and maintain current programming languages and technologies, leveraging BDD (Behavior Driven Development)/TDD (Test Driven Development) methodologies

  • Ability to evaluate automation scope, proof of concepts for projects and recommend solutions for highly complex deliverables

  • Ability to work in a fast pace, changing environment

  • Ensure that proper documentation is captured, maintained and understood by the business and/or IT partners as needed

  • Provide guidance to and assist in training less experienced associates

  • Communicate with internal and external customers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or related field

  • 6+ years of experience in Test Automation framework design and development with JAVA using Selenium API, Grid, Junit, Test NG, Continues Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo) and Cucumber BDD

  • 5+ years of experience in Functional Automation tools HP UFT & ALM, VB Script, SOAP UI, WSDL and REST API

  • Performance Testing with C, Java Script & Groovy programming using HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center, HP Site Scope, CA IntroScope and JMeter experience preferred

  • Cross platform end to end automation including mainframe, DB2, Java based web and desktop GUI applications experience a plus

  • Pharmacy claims processing experience a plus


Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.