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Systems Testing/QA Specialist - Level 1 Toronto, ON Start Date 2020-12-07 End Date 2021-06-30 Description MSP Intake Notes *Note that the start date is ASAP, start date is backdated for budge reasons Looking for a true junior resource to join the team. The resource will be working with a more senior resource on a modernization project. Two .NET applicates will be merged into one application. The resource needs to be very patient and detail oriented and will have to run a lot of repetitive test scripts. Must Haves (please read the full requirements) Experience documenting Test cases Experience testing .NET applications HPQC/ALM and TFS SQL, databases, and XML Nice to have AODA Maximum number of Submissions per vendor: 1 Shortlisting deadline: Friday January 8th at 10:00am EST A note on Assignment Type: This position is currently listed as "Onsite"; however, the consultant will be remote due to COVID-19 related Work from Home (WFH) direction. Once the I&IT cluster staff are required to return to the office, the resource under this request will be required to work onsite as well. Responsibilities Provides advice on the testing strategy, test plans, the selection of testing tools, and the identification of resources required for testing. Plans and organizes testing efforts for large systems in Graphical User Interface (GUI) and non-Graphical User Interface (GUI) environments, including the execution of systems integration tests, specialized tests, and user acceptance testing (e.g., stress tests The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for the development of test plans, test scripts and test cases and executing these against the various components. The tester will work with the testing lead and IT lead of each project as well as the project team members in the analysis, design, development, implementation and ongoing support of the required systems. General Skills Experience in planning, organizing and implementing testing efforts at the specified experience level Knowledge of structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Knowledge and experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and data query tools to aid in the development of test cases Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms Experience executing functional tests, non-functional tests and systems level integration tests Experience supporting user acceptance testing and participating in UAT activities Experience with quality assurance principles, practices, tools and structured methodologies Experience creating testing strategy documentation, test plans, test cases and test data for various types and phases of testing, including technical and business functional validation Experience in quality assurance and testing, including unit testing, integration testing, load testing, performance testing, etc. Knowledge and experience in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills; verbal and written communication skills; and interpersonal skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Knowledge of one or more automated testing tools Desirable Skills Knowledge and experience in at least one programming language Experience in the use of information retrieval packages Knowledge and understanding of testing methods in an object-oriented environment Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices. Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Experience planning and organizing testing efforts forb oth large and small systems Experience coding automated test scripts to produce sets of automated test cases Experience testing Commercial Off-the Shelf Applications (COTS) Required Knowledge / Skills: Key deliverables to be performed by the Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level-1 include, but are not limited to, the following: Implement the automation of new and existing testing scripts using Quick Test Pro v10.0; Perform functional, regression and performance testing based on the test scripts developed; Plan, create and implement test data beds for testing; Prepare, support, and participate in System Integration Testing (SIT), System Acceptance Testing (SAT), and User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Test Business Intelligence solutions, including database, data warehouse, presentation layer, and reports, and Perform knowledge transfer to the Ministry staff. Other Experience and Skills: The Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level 1 must have the following skills and experience: Demonstrated analytical problem solving and decision making capabilities; Demonstrated experience with Test Automation tool in particular Quick Test pro v10.0, HPQC/HPALM and TFS together to document, track, and record testing processes; Extensive experience in writing test scripts, test cases and test scenarios, testing web applications and reporting defects; Proficiency with desktop tools (Visio, MS Office, MS Project, MS Outlook); Strong technical skills in SQL, Databases, and XML; Demonstrated working experience in dealing with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project; Demonstrated understanding of AODA Demonstrated working experience testing for WCAB compliance in web applications, experience using screen reader (JAWS) for testing and HiSoftware Compliance Sheriff Tool. Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with client organizations; A team player with a track record for meeting strict deadlines; and Demonstrated working experience in an agile and waterfall environment Demonstrated experience producing deliverables on time and on schedule Knowledge of methodologies, processes and standards: Based on the scope, the Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level-1 must be proficient in: Desktop tools (Visio, MS Office, MS Project, MS Outlook); Proficient with different types of software testing and testing methodologies; and Proficient in manual and automated testing. 1. Transfer From Testing & QA / Systems Testing/QA Specialist / Level 1 to Designated CSC Resource When Knowledge Will Be Transferred: Knowledge transfer must be completed one week prior to the end of the project or one week prior to the consultant leaving the ministry. What Knowledge Will Be Transferred: All deliverables, including design/supporting/release/training documents must be checked into designated version control repositories (for example, SharePoint All final documents and working drafts related to project requirements or solution design must be stored on designated project repositories (for example, SharePoint site, HPQC, TFS) Project manager and designated ministry staff must be regularly informed in writing (by email) of where documentation has been stored and must be provided a minimum of one walk-through of all documentation as part of the final knowledge transfer activities. How Knowledge Will Be Transferred: Knowledge will be transferred through 1 on 1 sessions, emails, document updates and document review with the team Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Price - 30% No Details Provided QA Skills - 35% Working knowledge of the entire Software Testing processes Demonstrated experience with software testing and testing methodologies Demonstrated experience with manual and automated testing Demonstrated experience in writing test scripts, test cases and test scenarios, testing web applications and reporting defects Technical Skills - 20% Demonstrated experience in using HPQC/ALM and TFS together to document, track, and record testing progress Demonstrated experience in SQL, databases, and XML Demonstrated understanding of AODA Demonstrated experience testing for WCAB compliance in web applications, experience using screen reader (JAWS) for testing and HiCompliance Sheriff tool Experience with desktop tools (Visio, MS Office, MS Project, MS Outlook) Demonstrated experience in testing reports and other enhancements to systems Demonstrated experience with Test Automation tools in particular Quick Test Pro v10.0, UFT, Compliance Sherriff, Web Accessibility Toolkit, and HP Quality Center General Skills - 10% Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills Demonstrated experience working in agile and waterfall environments Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple projects with competing priorities Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with client organization A team player with a track record for meeting strict deadlines Organization Experience - 5% Previous public sector experience in an organization of equivalent size and complexity to the Ontario Public Service