QA Test Lead


Posted 11 months ago

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


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: QA Test Lead
Term: 6 months contract with extension
Location: Toronto – Remote
Job ID number: C1243


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Business group: GWMS – Quality Assurance
  • Project: The main function of a QA to develop, implement, and document all testing activities, including test planning, test documentation, test execution, defect tracking and reporting, including follow-up and issue resolution.
  • Reason for request: This person will help to develop and manage this data platform under the leadership of the technical lead.


Candidate Value Proposition

  • The candidate will gain valuable exposure to testing API services for various applications within one of the Big Five banks in Canada.

Typical Day in Role

  • 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 datesPart 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.


Must Have Skills: 

  • Experience as a QA Analyst required
  • Working as an Automation Tester- Using SOA test (with manual testing experience as well)
  • Hands-on experience providing reports on test executions and test automation status.
  • Experience testing within an Agile lab environment within Canadian Banking or FI institutions.
  • Experience with using JIRA
  • Experience testing software and writing test documentation such as Test Plans, scripts and test results reports

Nice to Have Skills: 

  • Some experience on Rest Assured automation
  • Writing SQL queries.


Soft Skills: 

  • Strong communication skills – written & verbal
  • Ability to analyze/interpret test results and provide recommendations to improve testing

Job Features

Job CategoryQA Lead, QA Test Lead, QC Test Lead

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