Job Description :
Title: Systems Testing/QA Specialist - Level 1 Location: Toronto, ON Job Type: 4+ Months Contract Must haves: Strong communication skills, ability to present to stakeholders and communicate business and technical information clearly and concisely. Manual Testing expertise in an Agile environment Business Analysis experience Experience and Skill Set Requirements 1. 5 or more years of experience as a Systems Testing/QA Specialist; 2. Experience with Agile Scrum methodologies 3. Experience with Agile Sprint Management and Bug tracking solutions such as Jira 4. Knowledge of current information management systems, including database, spreadsheet, word processing, and graphics software; 5. Demonstrated experience in conducting requirements sessions by interviewing client stakeholders, business and system partners, by analyzing existing systems, practices and procedures and in preparing recommendations for approval by the client and IT senior management; 6. Use Azure or other bug tracking tools. 7. Demonstrated experience in all functions of system testing; 8. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of testing methods in an object-oriented environment; 9. Ability to identify, trace, isolate and replicate problems and successfully conduct root cause analysis as required; 10. Experience in documenting in detail the UAT Test Cases, and other related UAT artifacts; 11. Experienced with using defect management tools for QA/QC work (e.g. Rational Team Concert (RTC), Rational Quality Manager (RQM) or similar tools); 12. Experience in managing defect reporting and resolution during the defect cycle, this includes working with the user acceptance test lead to report and resolve defects in a timely manner; 13. Demonstrated experience in development of test plan and reusable test cases; and 14. Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills; excellent English language verbal and written communication skills 15. Participates in ongoing process improvement efforts to ensure test automation is promoted and applied effectively across multiple teams 16. Researches tools, methods, and technology trends to support departmental test automation objectives