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Lead, Quality Assurance Analyst

Lead, Quality Assurance Analyst

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$65,000 - $115,000

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Job Description

Position Description:
Ready to join an outstanding community of builders who are committed to diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility and encourages the freedom to innovate, influence decisions, and chart an exciting career?

CGI is more than just an IT company. Be part of a team that supports the local community and has the ability draw on global best-in-class talent. Benefits include a share purchase program, profit sharing, wellness credits, training and development programs, and flexible work schedules.

Are you motivated by the opportunity to delight your clients by providing them with innovative solutions to sophisticated technical problems? These are exciting times for CGI, and we are looking for hardworking individuals to innovate with us.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Member of our CGI-BC team providing leading information technology services to our clients. We are seeking a Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, with a minimum of 5 years of testing life cycle experience to help us do that. As the successful candidate you will be joining a hardworking team with an established collaborative management approach and will have the opportunity to work at client locations and collaborate with expert colleagues. We offer a dynamic and flexible work environment and numerous career advancement opportunities.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Advise, mentor, and train people on quality assurance practices and tools.
• Supervise developer testing to ensure efficient test coverage, bug tracking.
• Design and write Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts for projects to verify that the requirements have been met.
• Conduct and Lead SIT, Smoke, Integration, Functional, Regression, Performance, End to End testing and coordinate UAT Test phases. Set up expectations and provides direction to the UAT testers.
• Create and maintain relevant documentation including Test strategies, Test plans and Test Summary Reports in alignment with Client specific methodology.
• Assess testing risk, quality risks during planning and mitigating degree of risk going into production.
• Coordinate QA activities with Project teams to ensure Project teams follow the defined QA processes.
• Provide status updates on QA activities to the testing group and Project teams, partner at defined frequencies and proactively communicate during all phases of the project.
• Estimate test effort on requirements, identify tasks, and document tasks for the project and test plans.
• Supervise and be responsible for test strategy, test planning, manual and automated test execution activities for Releases, Changes in agile fashion.
• Build and maintain well organized test case libraries on Saas test applications (XRAY, JIRA, Confluence)
• Lead Test troubleshooting, Entry and Exit Criteria reviews, Defect Reviews, Test Metrics reviews, and Test scrums.
• Support the defect management process across multiple projects.
• Schedule and coordinate access to the appropriate test environment.
• Provide mentorship to Testers and best practices of standard methodologies for testing.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• 8 plus years of knowledge in Software Testing Lifecycle and SDLC
• 3 years Test Management Tool – XRAY, JIRA or similar
• Experience in a consulting industry is desirable.
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Test Lead using Linux Shell Operating systems, scripting, and automation testing
• Strong understanding of SOAP web services, SQL, Java, integration, regression, and user acceptance testing
• Knowledge of web and client/server technologies, network, and infrastructure
• Testing knowledge of application, network, server, database, performance testing
• Knowledge of DevOps testing methodology, Agile testing approaches
• Experience in Test Automation using Java, Selenium is desired.
• SQL knowledge for back-end validation of applications and integrations
• Previous experience in multi-functional teams and the Agile SDLC Process
• Technical Skills: Java, SQL, Linux, FTPs, Basic Networking, Maven, XML/HTML, Data Analysis, SSL, SOAP Web Services, SVN/GIT, Eclipse/Visual Studio IDEs
• Knowledge of SLA’s

Technical skills:
• BDD (Cucumber, Cucumber-JVM, Cucumber.js, Gherkin)
• Test management tools (JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNow, HP QC etc.)
• UI Test Automation (Selenium)
• REST API test automation (REST Assured, SOAP UI etc.)
• Database (SQL – writing basic queries to validate data etc.)
• Test scenarios and test case writing

Nice to Have:
• Knowledge of quality engineering and the deployment of solutions for retail back-office systems and applications that support Planning, Merchandising, Master Data Management, Analytics & Data science to assist in product creation
• Scripting (Shell, Python, Java)
• Practical use of cloud technologies such as AWS and Azure
• Programming (Java or .NET)
• Document management (Confluence, Share point etc.)
• Cloud deployment tools (AWS, Azure or GCP – Basic knowledge of EC2, CloudFormation etc.)
• Cloud data management (AWS S3, RDS etc.)
• DevOps (CI/CD pipeline basics using Jenkins

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience
• Industry recognized testing certification(s) – ISTQB any level

• Superb communication skills
• Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors including but not limited to skill set level, geographic market, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range in British Columbia is $65,000 – $115,000.

Cloud Computing
Regression Testing
Test Case / Script Development
Test Management
What you can expect from us:
Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 23/09/2024

Please apply directly on our website at:

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