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Manager, Quality Assurance
Location
Waterloo, Ontario
Job Status
Temporary, Full-Time (14 month employment contract until November 2015)

Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate with developers and testers to test software and manage defects.
  • Create, maintain and execute test plans, test cases, automation testing frameworks and performance benchmarking and testing standards using Agile software development processes.
  • Report and document software defects with high levels of detail and accuracy using HP Quality Center.
  • Apply Risk Based Testing techniques to ensure the best use of testing resources and testing time. 
  • Participate in the delivery of projects to ensure that applications meet requirements.
  • Make recommendations on best practice and use of quality management/defect tracking software.
  • Performs other job-related duties and activities as requested.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Tester or Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in insurance or financial services industry
  • Knowledge of system development life cycle, experience with Agile methodology an asset
  • Proven success in the following job competencies:
    • Test Strategy and Communication
    • Risk based testing approach
    • Test case creation
    • Manual test execution
    • Exposure to automated test creation and execution
    • Solution Assessment and Validation
    • Test Results
    • Facilitation
    • Quality Assurance industry best practices
  • SQL / Microsoft Access Knowledge
  • Knowledge of technical design and specifications
  • Understands web and client/server architectures
  • Knowledge of database design
  • HP Quality Center and Knowledge of QTP/UFT
  • MS Office

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter, including salary expectations, and resume in one MSWord document to resumes@equitable.ca

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