Job Description :
RQ00821 - Systems Testing/QA Specialist Senior Toronto, ON Start Date 2021-04-01 End Date 2022-03-31 Assignment Type: Onsite Security Level: No Clearance Required # Business Days: 249.00 Description MSP Notes Shortlisting Date: Wednesday, Feb 17th at 2:00 pm EST Maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 1 (One) Must Haves: Experience in the areas of Software Development, Quality Assurance & Testing including automation using Selenium WebDriver, HPQC, JIRA, SOAP UI, Restful API tools Nice to Have: Public Service Experience Note Assignment Type: This position is currently listed as "Onsite" due to COVID-19 related WFH direction. Once OPS 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 for both large and small systems Experience coding automated test scripts to produce sets of automated test cases Experience testing Commercial Off-the Shelf Applications (COTS) Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Selection Criteria #1 - Percentage: 50% Knowledge of Jira Knowledge of the Agile methodology Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills Strong experience in Sanity, Smoke, System, GUI, Positive, Negative, Regression, Performance, Volume, Stress, Black Box, Functional, UAT, End To End, Cross Browser and Cross Platform testing Experience in the areas of Software Development, Quality Assurance & Testing including automation using Selenium WebDriver, HPQC, JIRA, SOAP UI, Restful API tools Experience in creating and implementing strategies on designing, maintaining and executing manual and automated test cases for GUI, functional, API, and end-to-end tests Experience Analyzing, developing, debugging, executing complex regression test cases for integrated applications such as Microsoft Portal, power apps platforms and other integrations As a part of Framework maintenance performed installation, setup / config of GitHub, code repository for holding automated test scripts and execution reports including Jenkins setup and configuration Expert experience in automated testing by using tools such as IBM RPT, HP/Microfocus LoadRunner, Selenium/Cucumber, SOAP UI, REST API Work with Technical Developers to clarify testing requirements Created reusable and reliable Test Automation scripts by Selenium, MicroFocus UFT, including Scripts for Automated Test Data Setup #2 - Percentage: 30% A demonstrated ability to work with tight deadlines A quick learner and capable of adapting to constantly changing project landscapes Experience with testing websites specifically cross browser testing Experience with mobile device testing Good understanding of the System Development Process Prior experience in systems environment as a tester Test planning experience The ability to work with minimal supervision Strong analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills Ability to work across teams and be proactive Willing to provide support outside of regular work hours if needed to meet high profile project timelines. #3 - Percentage: 20% Expertise to influence testing strategy and guide test automation Provide mentorship and perform knowledge transfer to other peer team members Ability to provide user and system documentation as required