Quality Assurance Specialists


Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Specialists! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Quality Assurance Specialists
Term: Contract – 10 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 3 days a week
Industry: Government
Job ID number: 210



Role: Intermediate Quality Assurance Specialist

  1. Work with project team members at the requirements and design phase to develop test strategies, test plans and test cases
  2. Provide expert advice and develop test strategies and plans for all recommended types of testing, ensuring coverage using a requirements traceability matrix
  3. Develop and execute test scenarios, manual test scripts and participate test data preparation
  4. Manage defect identification, vendor defect resolution and defect tracking in Azure DevOps/VSTS
  5. Leverage Azure DevOps/VSTS to provide testing status reporting and issue summary reports
  6. Write Quality Assurance and Quality Control Standard Operating Procedures
  7. Work closely with the Product Owner, Project Manager, Business Analysts, and Systems Analysts to ensure QA deliverables match the project scope and timelines
  8. Participate in defect review meetings and provide analysis as requested
  9. Functional and non-functional testing
  10. AODA Testing (WCAG 2.0. Compliance)
  11. Mobile Testing
  12. Security Testing
  13. Test Data Management
  14. Test Environment Management
  15. Data migration testing
  16. Other testing as required
  17. Back up other members of the QA team as required to cover for absences
  18. Brief Project Managers and IAM management team on test strategies, test plans and test results


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Intermediate QA Specialists:

  1. Large Identity and Management Systems – 30%

1.1 10+ years’ experience triaging, analyzing, diagnosing / troubleshooting, evaluating options, and resolving quality assurance problems, ideally those related to identity and access management systems


  1. Large Application Implementation – 30%

2.1. 10+ years’ experience with quality control and assurance methodologies and practices as applied to the implementation of applications with over 10,000 users

2.2. 10+ years progressive QA experience on COTS and / or SaaS based systems

2.3. 10+ years’ experience designing, developing, writing and executing test cases catering to large application implementations


  1. Quality Assurance – 30%

3.1. Experience developing test strategies and test plans

3.2. Extensive experience with testing web apps and working with HAR files

3.3. Experience testing RESTful API implementations by using tools such as Postman Databases and the SQL Language, JSON, XML, XSLT and XML schemas

3.4. EAI principles and technologies and data transformation techniques

3.5. Experience with Accessibility Ontario Disability Act (AODA) testing by using tools such as WAVE

3.6. Experience in analyzing test results and submitting detail bug descriptions using defect tracking tools such as Azure DevOps/VSTS

3.7. Experience with ITIL processes such as Service Level Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Release Management, and Capacity Management

3.8. Experience with testing tools, such as Azure DevOps / Visual Studio Team Server (VSTS)


  1. Stakeholder Management – 10%

4.1. Experience working with a large team comprising of the Product Owner, Project Manager, Business Analysts, and Systems Analysts to ensure QA deliverables timelines are achieved

4.2. Strong interpersonal skills, including collaboration and verbal and written communication skills

Job Features

Job CategoryQA Analyst, Quality Assurance Specialists

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