Systems Testing QA Specialist

  • Job Category:

    System Tester QA

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

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  • Rate:

    $65 Per Hour

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Client: Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services CYSSC

Location: 5700 Yonge St. (work remotely from home)

Role: QA Tester

Term: 12 months + renewal

Rate: $65 p/h

Start date: May 25, 2021

RQ # 01320



Requirements: What you'll need


Skills, Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications



  • AODA Testing
  • AODA Testing Tools
  • Experience creating automated testing scripts of AODA testing                                        


Nice to Have:

  • Public Sector experience




Provides advice on the testing strategy, test plans, the selection of testing tools, and the identification of resources required for testingPlans 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 



Experience and Skill Set Requirements

  • ·       Experience in planning and organizing and implementing testing activities at an advanced level.  
  • ·       Execution of functional and nonfunctional tests and system level integration tests.   
  • ·       Experience supporting UAT and participating in UAt activities         
  • ·       Experience with QA principles, practices, tools and structured methodologies - waterfall and agile. Jira would be a plus.     
  • ·       Experience creating and managing test strategy, test plans, test cases and execution of all.    Experience in several testing facets: UAt, Systems, Integration, functional, non-functional, performance etc.      
  • ·       Experience with in the use automated test tools, and version control systems as well as defect management tools.Ability to provide user and system documentation as required.
  • ·       Knowledge and experience in at least one programming language      
  • ·       Knowledge and understanding of testing methodologies, best practices, experience coding automated test scripts
  • ·       Experience working in a test-driven development environment
  • ·       Expertise to influence testing strategy and guide test automation
  • ·       Promotes industry standards and best practices with the product teams
  • ·       Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and relevant guidelines
  • ·        Experience working in agile frameworks like scrum for development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications
  • ·       Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • ·       Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • ·       A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines, previous Cluster (solutions branch)/Government experience
  • ·       Provide mentorship and perform knowledge transfer to other peer developers


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