Senior Test Analyst

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    Toronto, Canada

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    Other Areas

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  • Contact:

    Tania Sadek

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  • Published:

    about 9 years ago

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Reporting to the Software Quality Assurance Manager, this resource will complete the test lifecycle for a new application from requirements to deployment. 


The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of demonstrated success in completing the test lifecycle in a fast paced complex environment.  Hands-on Software Quality Assurance testing experience with transactional web based applications is mandatory. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in software testing and SDLC. He/she should also be proficient in SQL and backend testing techniques, and work well within a team setting. Candidates with computer science and software development background are preferred.  A demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles and get things done, with excellent analytical, communication and team building skills is a must.



-       Analysis business / technical requirements and create test strategies and test cases

-       Execute test suites, analysis results, raise defects, create test reports, progress reports and follow through problem resolution with business/development/project manager

-       Analyze and identify test coverage gaps by reviewing system test cases and traceability matrix managed by an offshore test team.

-         Coordinate testing and defect resolution with an offshore development/test teams.

-       Fully document the test procedures for the new application and provide skill transfer to permanent staff for steady state support

-       Follow the company’s process and best engineering practices


Mandatory Qualifications:

-       5+ years of hands on software quality assurance testing experience

-       Strong IT and programming background both from a theoretical aspect and a practical aspect

-       Strong knowledge of Relational Database and hands on experience with SQL (Oracle, DB2, MySQL)

-       Demonstrated ability to effectively use key software engineering tools including HP Quality Centre and SQL development tools (TOAD, SQL Developer)

-       Web based transactional systems testing experience with an excellent understanding of HTML and XML

-       Bachelor Degree or equivalent in computer science


Secondary Qualifications:

-       Web service testing experience

-       Strong hands on experience with Unix and shell scripting

Experience with web testing on multiple platforms and multiple browsers