QA Lead


Posted 5 months ago

We are looking for a QA Lead! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: QA Lead
Term: Contract – 12 months with extension
Location: Toronto – remote – in-office attendance required as needed by the client
Industry: Government
Job ID number: C1415


Responsibilities Lead the design of test strategy, plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures for testing General Skills Experience co-ordinating the test strategy and plan with project managers and others Experience writing and reviewing a test strategy for the project, and test policy for the organization. Experience contributing the testing perspective to other project activities, such as development, integration testing, etc. Experience planning the tests – considering the context and understanding the test objectives and risk – including selecting test approaches, estimating the time, effort and cost of testing, acquiring resources, defining test levels, cycles and planning incident management Experience initiating the specification, preparation, implementation and execution of tests, monitor the test results and check the exit criteria Experience adapting planning based on test results and progress(tweaking the plan) and take necessary actions to compensate for problems Experience introducing suitable metrics for measuring test progress and evaluating the quality of the testing and product. Experience providing input to test automation strategy, test automation framework roadmap Experience selecting tools to support testing and organize any training in tool use for testers Experience coordinating usage and assignment of test environment with all stakeholders. Experience writing test summary reports based on the information gathered during testing. Experience executing full lifecycle software development Experience programming well-designed, testable, efficient code Experience creating / producing specifications and determine operational feasibility Experience leading / providing guidance to team members A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Must Have: 

  • API Testing skills
  • Knowledge of AODA
  • Knowledge of SQL

Nice to have:

  • Automation Skills

Experience and Skill Set Requirements 

  • Please note this role is part of a hybrid Work Arrangement and resource(s) will be required to work at a minimum of 2-3 days per week at 5700 Yonge St.
  • During the interview, candidates can expect to be asked questions on anything and everything mentioned on their resume


Testing Proficiency 75%

Proven experience as a:

  • Functional tester for large scale enterprise systems undergoing transformation or being built from scratch.
  • Experience in developing automated test scripts using different tools such as Selenium, Robotic, WAVE and others
  • testing and in use of REST API to create test data and verify expected results.
  • Experience using Rest API clients such as Postman, Curl, SOAP UI
  • Experience with designing, developing, and maintaining test
  • cases based on industry best practices and standards
  • Experience with manual test execution and defect reporting, testing
  • of various types of integration technologies


Database Systems:         

  • Understanding of relational Database technology and working experience
  • with SQL in the context either test data preparation or expected result
  • verification with one of the database management systems such as SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access
  • Database testing


Test Automation Frameworks:

  • Test Automation Tools (e.g., Selenium, Robotic)
  • API Testing (REST, SOAP) Postman and Swagger
  • AODA Testing tools


Collaboration and communication: 25%

  • Good team collaboration, documentation, problem solving and communication skills

Job Features

Job CategoryQA Lead

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