QA Tester

  • Job Category:

    System Tester QA

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Advertised:

    24-09-2021

  • Position Type:

    Contract

  • Job Term:

    63 Working Days

  • Rate:

    $55 Per Hour

  • Job ID:

    1341

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Client: Ministry of Government Services GSIC

Location: 222 Jarvis St. (work remotely from home)

Role: QA Tester

Term: 5 months 

Rate: $55 p/h

Start date: October 05, 2021

RQ # 01985

 

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Requirements: What you'll need

 

Description: Responsibilities  

 

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)

Skills and competencies required for the assignment:


Quality Assurance Methodology: 50%

  • Senior System Tester with 5+ years of experience in process, planning, organizing and implementing testing efforts
    • Experience with manual testing
    • Experience in working with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software.
    • Knowledge and experience in testing of the Registry system (ex. Catalyst).
    • Knowledge of the systems development cycle (SDLC), software test life cycle (STLC), project management.
    • Knowledge of application development methodologies, techniques and methods, structured


Quality Assurance Experience: 30%

  • analysis and design methodology, techniques; structured testing
    • Analysis of business requirements and functional designs
    • Knowledge of Risk and evidence-based testing
    • Analysis of business rules
    • Identifying the test scenarios
    • Creation of the test cases, traceability matrix
    • Defining the expected results
    • Creation of test data, test user accounts
    • Creation of database queries to select test data and ensure database integrity
    • Recording the results of the testing in Microfocus ALM/JIRA
    • Experience in entry, exit and acceptance testing criteria

 

Nice to have: 20 

  • Presentations to project and team members.
    • Cross training to project and team members.
    • Internet and Intranet, operating systems, databases, network protocols, and data transformation.
    • Excellent written communication skills to document and report complex findings from testing projects to project owners.

 

Must haves:

 

·       Experience with manual testing

·       Experience in working with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software.

·       Knowledge and experience in testing of the Registry system (ex. Catalyst).

·       Knowledge of the systems development cycle (SDLC), software test life cycle (STLC), project management.

·       Knowledge of application development methodologies, techniques and methods, structured

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Please apply for this opportunity by sending your resume directly to careers@wirehead.com

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, but advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly. Rest assured that your resume will be kept on our database and will be considered for all future opportunities. 

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