SQA Analyst

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Eagle is currently seeking an SQA Analyst. This is a twelve (12) month, contract position scheduled to start in February.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working as part of a test team to validate the match of a solution or application to the requirements;
  • Participating in all the testing phases in the software development lifecycle which includes functional, system, regression, integration, performance and sanity testing, as well as assisting application users with user acceptance testing and having a good understanding of business and system requirements;
  • Creating, executing, and recording results of both manual and automated test cases in which initially testing will be manual in nature but as the product matures over time, the product team will be looking to set up automated test cases which can be executed over time;
  • Working in an Agile structure environment where priorities can switch from day to day depending on the priorities of the business;
  • Reviewing requirements and design documents;
  • Conducting software tests and attention to details is imperative;
  • Assisting developers in recreating issues and defects;
  • Understanding of software release cycles and testing phases;
  • Ensuring entrance and exit criteria is established and accepted prior to test execution;
  • Executing test plans, test cases, test scenarios and test scripts according to system test plan and project schedule;
  • Documenting test results;
  • Executing defect tracking and reporting in the appropriate tool and format;
  • Assisting in evolving the standards to track and report defects and problems;
  • Collaborating with other solution testers within the program to enhance and improve the testing process and tools and to maintain or improve the program standards in this area; and,
  • Ongoing interaction with business analyst team to acquire clarification of business requirements of new and existing functionality;

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Post secondary education or equivalent experience;
  • Three to five (3-5) years’ experience in a similar or related role;
  • Experience testing data heavy applications both custom built and COTS where validation of information in front end products is pulled from multiple sources;
  • Experience adapting to change quickly, multi-tasking and working under tight deadlines;
  • Excellent investigative and analytical skills;
  • Ability to translate broad, strategic intent into tactical plans and directions;
  • Experience in developing and documenting test cases and test scenarios both manual and automated;
  • Ability to write and maintain testing documentation;
  • Possess knowledge of IT systems and testing tools, reporting and processes;
  • Ability to liaise with business users, business analysts and technical resources in error diagnoses and problem resolution;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
  • Ability to communicate with both business and technical audiences;
  • Strong understanding of how technologies can enable business opportunities;
  • Solid problem-solving skills;
  • Experience working on IT projects and in a team environment;
  • Broad testing knowledge and practical experience of industry standards, tools and techniques;
  • Experience with development methodologies;
  • Ability to report testing progress using approved status reporting mechanisms and templates on a predetermined frequency;
  • Following escalation plans to resolve issues in a timely manner;
  • Availability to assist with UAT processes and deliverables;
  • Experience with using a defect tracking system;
  • Knowledge of all phases of the testing lifecycle;
  • Ability to be a good team player and a quick learner; and,
  • Related-industry knowledge (an asset).

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: January 16, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 59061
  • Location: Ottawa/Gatineau ON