QA / QC Test Lead

City: Toronto, ON, Canada
Title: QA / QC Test Lead
Category: IT
EmploymentType: Contract
Location Address: HYBRID (can be fully remote)
Contract Duration: 10/01/2024
Extension: Possible
FTE: Possible
Number of Positions: 1
Pay Rate- $75- $78.57/hr

Candidate Value Proposition
• The successful candidate will have the opportunity help to join one of the Top Banks in Canada on a large software upgrade initiative across the entirety of the bank.

Typical Day in Role
• The QA Test Lead would be working to run pre-designed test packages on a weekly/monthly basis as it pertains to the projects progress
• The Lead will also be responsible for leading an off-shore team and coordinating accordingly
• Execute test plans, scenarios, scripts or procedures
• Test system modifications to prepare for implementation Develop testing programs that addresses areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, or usability
• Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers
• Identify, analyze and document problems with program function, output, online screen or content
• Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes
• Create or maintain databases of known test defects
• Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates Part of the Agile Lab, they will receive stories and requests for new API that need to be tested
• Regression test cases
• Responsible for ensuring test automation coding standards are in place.
• Perform code reviews, static analysis to ensure highest quality of test automation code.
• Maintain and automate test data management strategy for test automation.
• Setup, Maintain and Administer the Testing Tools (Like SOA test, SOAP UI, Atlassian Suite).
• Develop, maintain and communicate (stakeholder presentation) delivery status, KPI and metric scorecards, quality checks and knowledge management solutions.
• Perform automation and tool assessment and present roadmap as needed.

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills
• 10+ years of experience as a QA Analyst required
• 5+ years working as an Automation Tester- Using SOA test (with manual testing experience as well)
• 3+ years of hands-on experience providing reports on test executions and test automation status.
• 3+ years of experience testing within an Agile lab environment within Canadian Banking or FI institutions.
• 2+ years of experience as a Test Lead
• Prior experience with SQL

Nice to Have Skills
• Prior Scotia Experience
• Prior Capitol Markets Experience
• Prior experience working with “Wall Street Systems”

Soft Skills
• Result oriented, deadline driven, self-motivated

• College or University degree (Business or Financial preferred)

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