Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level 3

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Government - Provincial
Type:
Contract
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
#159803
Recruiter:
Sophia Shefali

 We have an immediate opening for a Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level 3 on a 9-month long contract in Toronto, Ontario to develop a modern enterprise platform for Courts Criminal Case Management System.

Services build on this platform will requires a robust integration framework as well as an intuitive, responsive user experience for internal OPS users and named external users. In addition, development of cross application integration services is also a part of the project.

Responsibilities

The client requires temporary Systems Testing QA Specialist (L3) with 9+ years of experience to lead and manage testing for the delivery of Courts Criminal Case Management System Modernization project. Systems Testing QA Specialist will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Assist in the development of a test strategy, preparation of test cases / scenarios, test scripts, regression test cases/scenarios required to verify solution, system
  • Managing all test activities including AODA, penetration and stress testing
  • Execution of test scripts to verify solution
  • Recording and tracking of system or functional defects, break/fixes identified during unit and user acceptance testing
  • Communication with project manager and developers to ensure application quality and
  • alignment with project timelines

Tasks and deliverables

  • Developing test scripts and test data
  • Executing test scripts and record software defects
  • Documenting software defects and track resolution
  • Development of test plans, test cases and test scripts to validate the functionality of various modules.
  • Ability to test plan, test cases and test scripts to validate that changes made to the application
  • Provide, plan and support User Acceptance Testing and lead initial UAT sessions.
  • Review user documentation and provide feedback to improve application alignment and clarity of the information.
  • Management and maintenance of defect log and communication of defect related issues to PM
  • Working closely with developers holding triage sessions and ensuring appropriate prioritization of defects
  • Working closely with the client lead, prioritize, schedule and remediate defects.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.

Rated Criteria

Technical skills

  • Hands on experiences with technologies such as SharePoint, .NET Web, Web Services, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript and related scripting technologies for automation
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle

QA Skills

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in defect tracking using a collaborative tool to manage defects and change request and to communicate status of these to all project participants.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing test plans, test scripts and test data; documenting software defects and tracking resolutions.
  • Experience with User Acceptance Testing and leading initial UAT sessions.

Business Skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with clients and technical teams to ensure effective resolution of defects and management of change requests are complete
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills; strong verbal and written communication skills

Required Skills

  • Experience in quality assurance at the specified experience level
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint, .NET Web, Web Services, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript and related scripting technologies for automation
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms
  • 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.
  • Product cycle (functional & non-functional) testing experience
  • Test case design and review experience (from business requirements)
  • Test case development experience
  • Experience in defect tracking
  • Test scenarios (use-cases) design and review
  • Test execution, analysis and reporting experience
  • Experience in writing manual and automated test scripts

Functional/Technical Skills

  • Diverse knowledge of testing to be able to provide recommendations to senior management
  • Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of software solution being tested
  • Business process understanding