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Systems Testing/QA Specialist - Level 3 Toronto, ON Start Date Next Week End Date 2021-06-28 Description MSP Intake Notes *Note Consider Start Date to be ASAP, keeping it as is for budget reasons We are looking for a senior QA Analyst with very strong experience testing .Net and ETL applications. The resource ill be testing the full end-to-end process of a ,Net application used by colleges and universities They will have to validate the business logic of the ETL Process and validate the congos reports, etc Must Have (please read full description AODA ETL Informatica Cognos SQL QTP (Quick Test Pro) V10.0 and HPQC 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) Knowledge Transfer Transfer From Solution Development / Task-Based I&IT Consultant / Level 3 to Project Manager 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. Note: This procurement will also include the option to extend the end date of the project if there are unused effort days and no change to the ceiling amount if the need arises. Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Testing & QA / Systems Testing/QA Specialist / Level 3 Price - 30% Testing and Methodology Experience - 30% Experience in manual and automated testing Demonstrated experience with Test Automation tools such as QTP (Quick Test Pro) V10.0 and HPQC Working knowledge and in-depth understanding of the entire Software Testing processes Experience in creating test plans, test scripts, test cases and test scenarios, and reporting defects Experience with different types of software testing and testing methodologies Experience in manual and automated testing Demonstrated experience with Test Automation tools such as Quick Test pro v10.0, HP quality Center Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Testing Experience - 15% Experience in testing data warehouses, data marts, ETL processes, web applications, and business intelligence reports Demonstrated experience testing BI solutions (e.g., Cognos) Demonstrated experience working with applications using ETL (e.g. Informatica) Technical Skills - 15% Experience with technical skills in SQL, Databases, XML Experience using SQL in the context of testing Proficiency with desktop tools (MS Office, MS Excel, MS Outlook) Experience testing for WCAB AA compliance in web applications, preferable experience usingscreen reader (JAWS) for testing and High Compliance Sherriff tool Communication and client engagement - 5% Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills Experience in dealing with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with client organizations A team player with a track record for meeting strict deadlines Public Sector Experience - 5% Previous public sector experience in an organization of equivalent size or complexity to Ontario Public Service