QA Testers in Kingston X 4

  • Job Category:

    System Tester QA

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Kingston, Ontario

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Our Public Sector client is currently seeking four (4) QA Testers for 1-year contracts located in Kingston Ontario.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • ·       At least 5 years’ experience as a tester of large-scale IT systems in an MVS/COBOL/DB2 environment
  • ·       Ability to analyze requirements and design structured test plans and scenarios that efficiently test these requirements
  • ·       Ability to write detailed test plans, prepare test data, execute tests and document test results
  • ·       Understanding of relational databases
  • ·       Experience and skill with mainframe utilities used to compare files and verify database updates
  • ·       Demonstrated success in working productively with business clients, developer peers, and technical specialists such as architects and DBAs
  • ·       Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • ·       Experience with MOHLTC Claims and Alternate Payment systems would be a plus


  • ·       Review and analysis of the Programmer/Developer’s System Response document leading to the creation of structured Test Plans to ensure that the modules meet all functional and non-functional requirements
  • ·       Presentation of Test Plans for review by clients, developers and other stakeholders. Revision of test plans to incorporate suggestions from stakeholders.
  • ·       Preparation of test data and modification of JCL as required to complete all scenarios in the Test Plans
  • ·       Use of mainframe and database tools such as PST, QMF, Fileaid, and Comparex to verify test results and restore test data for subsequent test iterations
  • ·       Verification that actual results meet expected results, including output files and reports, and examination of test database content using SQL.
  • ·       Documentation and monitoring the resolution of system variances using an automated problem management system.
  • ·       Analysis and recording of test outcomes in a Test Results document; walkthrough of test results with stakeholders
  • ·       Explanation of variances and recommendations to clients and Project Manager as to the acceptance or rejection of tested modules



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