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QA Analyst (2587465929)

Science, Technology, and Engineering

IT / Computing / Software

Yearly

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Title: QA Analyst
Location: Toronto (Remote for now)
Duration: 6+ months contract (Possible extension and Conversion to FTE)
JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position requires a dedicated, driven individual who can identify issues, analyze problems and propose solutions independently of management guidance. The type of person suitable for this role is someone who has experience in the QA and Automation, with at least three years in automation testing groups performing a range of testing tasks. The ideal candidate is results-oriented and forward thinking and can help drive our long-term plans.

Responsibilities:
Define and execute the automation, testing and QA processes used in the infrastructure group from smoke testing through final acceptance testing
Define and execute an automation strategy working with external groups
Execute QA and automation processes on all Engineering projects with direction from a team manager
Ensure we meet deliverable deadlines without compromising the quality of the deliverables
Establish a culture of quality and testing within the ITS group
Work with our Customer base to understand their needs and ensure the team delivers high-quality products that meet end-user requirements
Design and develop automation architecture & scripts to interface with additional scripts for startup, cleanup, logging, reporting and to reduce maintenance
Ensure that the scripts are complete, executable, reusable and maintainable
Responsible for setting standards for scripting and the environment that best suit the production
Responsible to ensure that all planned activities are implemented, executed and completed in accordance to the planned timeline
Responsible for progress reporting and ensuring that problems and issues are raised for prompt corrective action
Manage short term & long term objectives and effectively scope projects within schedule constraints
Work with other QA teams, Business Analysts and Solution Analysts to validate requirements and incorporate the requirements for the design and development of the automation test scripts
Attend QA team meetings and articulate any concerns and findings as well as report those concerns using standard problem reporting tools
Participate in test strategy, test estimation and planning discussions
Candidate must be able to read Requirement Specification documents and produce Test Plans and Test Cases
Candidate must be able to define Automation Strategies that will verify the operation of new services or products while tracking to project schedule

Must Have:
Recent university degree in Computer Engineering/Science or related technical field
2-4 years of experience in software development & quality assurance
Experience defining & developing test scripts (Perl, Python or other) for automated test scripts Java/Python
Web-based front-end application framework and web-based UI programming such as but not limited to HTML, CSS, Javas Script/ jQuery and NodeJS application testing/automation experience
One or more back-end programming languages such as C++, Java and Python
Quick learner of new technology and self- starter
Understanding of the Project Management Methodologies: Agile (Scrum), Test Driven Development, Waterfall.
Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Organized, focused and persistent with the ability to work to the plan and meet delivery dates
Excellent problem solver and quick learner

Nice to Have:
Tricentis Tosca

ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)