Job Description :
RQ00581 - 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: 240.00 Description MSP Notes Shortlisting Date: Monday, Feb 22nd at 3:00 pm EST Maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 1 (One) Must Haves: Demonstrated Experience with automation testing in web application and date warehouse system Demonstrated experience creating complex SQL scripting for testing 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) Required Knowledge/Skills: Key deliverables to be performed by the Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level-3 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; and Perform knowledge transfer to the Ministry staff. Other Experience and Skills: The Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level 3 must have a minimum of 5+ years of 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, HP Quality Center; Demonstrated Experience in documenting detailed design models; 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, XML; 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; and Experience with automated testing tools (Quick Test Pro v10.0) and performance testing tools. Knowledge of methodologies, processes and standards: Based on the scope, the Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level-3 should possess: In-depth understanding of the entire Software Testing processes; Proficient with different types of software testing and testing methodologies, and Proficient in manual and automated testing. Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements 1. Testing & QA / Systems Testing/QA Specialist / Senior Technical Skills - 45% Demonstrated experience in developing test strategy, test plan, test cases and test data Demonstrated strong experience in manual and automated testing and scripting Demonstrated Experience with automation testing in web application and date warehouse system Demonstrated experience for data migration, data profiling and ETL testing in a multi-dimensional model data warehouse Demonstrated experience eliciting requirements, and conducting impact analysis Demonstrated experience using HPQC and TFS to document, track and record testing progress, test plan and test cases; Demonstrated Experience with VBA and VBS Demonstrated Experience testing star schema dimensional models and Type I and Type II dimensional model in data warehouse system Demonstrated experience testing for WCAB AA compliance in web applications, preferable experience using screen reader (JAWS) for testing and High Compliance Sherriff tool; Demonstrated experience creating complex SQL scripting for testing; Demonstrated experience scripting for testing automation (using a tool like Quick Test pro) and performance testing (using a tool like Load Runner); Demonstrated experience with the use of desktop tools such as Visio, MS Office, MS Project, and MS Outlook; Demonstrated experience in SQL, Databases, and XML in the context of data warehouse testing; Demonstrated experience in an HP NonStop (Tandem) batch, online, n-tier and web environment. Core Skills - 30% Demonstrated experience executing testing as part of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including experience testing through all the Software Testing Life Cycle phases; Demonstrated experience executing different types of software testing processes and testing methodologies Demonstrated experience writing test scripts, test cases and test scenarios, testing web applications and reporting defects; Demonstrated experience in investigating production issues for root causes and providing suggestion on solutions Demonstrated experience with conducting system impact analysis by working with business analysts and developers Demonstrated experience with migrating on-prem application to Azure Cloud Demonstrated experience preparing for, conducting and supporting SIT, SAT and UAT testing that adhere to Testing Strategy and Testing Methodology General Skills - 15% Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills Demonstrated Experience in dealing with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project and to work collaboratively with client organizations Demonstrated experience working in an agile and waterfall environment; Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with client organizations; Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple projects with competing priorities; Demonstrated experience producing deliverables on time and on schedule Public Sector Experience - 10%