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RQ00274 - Systems Testing/QA Specialist Senior Toronto, ON Start Date 2021-04-01 End Date 2022-03-31 Rate: CAD $ 400/Day Assignment Type: Onsite Security Level: No Clearance Required # Business Days: 249.00 Description MSP Notes Shortlisting Date: Friday, Feb 19th at 2:00 pm EST Maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 1 (One) Must Haves: 10+ years of experience working in a Agile/Scrum/DevOps environment supporting web and Mobile technologies 10+ years of experience with manual and automation testing methodologies systems testing, integration testing, UAT, API testing, performance testing, penetration testing and AODA testing Nice to Have: Public Service Experience *A note on Extension/Amendment Attestation* The extension (s) only allowed using unused days/funds left on contract. No additional funds will be added beyond the maximum contract value. This position is currently listed as "Onsite", however, the consultant will be remote due to COVID-19 related WFH direction. Once the 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 Design and develop automation test scripts for the test cases using utilities from established automation framework while following industry best practices Code review test scripts written by fellow test engineers before merging into version control system to ensure compliance with set standards Work with DevOps team to define test execution pipelines to support the continuous integration process Continually look for ways to innovate and improve testing process to gain efficiencies Effectively communicate testing activities, findings and project risk in oral and written formats Develop and manually execute REST APIs or SOAP APIs; use existing framework to automate these API tests Expertise required in the following technologies: Java, Selenium, Web driver, TestNG, Junit, Maven, Ant, IDEs (Eclipse of IntelliJ), Git, Jenkins, Postman or SOAP UI 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 Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements 10+ years of experience working in a Agile/Scrum/DevOps environment supporting web and Mobile technologies 10+ years of experience with manual and automation testing methodologies systems testing, integration testing, UAT, API testing, performance testing, penetration testing and AODA testing Strong experience creating Test Strategy/Test Plan document Extensive experience with preparing detailed test cases based on business requirements Proven experience with identifying bugs in software Experience leading triage meetings, test summary reporting for governance Hands-on experience using various defect tracking tools such as Azure Test Plans, Zephyr for Jira Selection Criteria Order Percentage Criteria 1 70 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 A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Design and develop automation test scripts for the test cases using utilities from established automation framework while following industry best practices code review test scripts written by fellow test engineers before merging into version control system to ensure compliance with set standards Work with DevOps team to define test execution pipelines to support the continuous integration process Continually look for ways to innovate and improve testing process to gain efficiencies Effectively communicate testing activities, findings and project risk in oral and written formats Develop and manually execute REST APIs or SOAP APIs; use existing framework to automate these API tests 2 30 Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills; verbal and written communication skills; and interpersonal skills
             

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