Sr QA Analyst

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior QA Analyst. This is a twelve (12) month, contract position scheduled to start in May.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Participating in the analysis, design, development and testing on assigned projects;
  • Participating in project design and code walkthroughs;
  • Performing knowledge transfer to designated company staff, providing expertise and training to business users;
  • Establishing relationships with client management and client subject matter experts and staff of the ministries to build knowledge of business directions, issues and operations;
  • Participating in the creation of detailed plans and accurate estimates towards development, testing, and implementation of the project or program;
  • Participating in and leading Joint Application Design sessions with the business and IT teams;
  • Contributing to successful project completion by identifying risks and developing and recommending mitigation strategies;
  • Liaising with IT specialists and unit leads and working closely with support team members and relevant stakeholders;
  • Facilitating defect, issue and risk resolution by following up with the business to confirm design decisions as required;
  • Participating in discussions with the business analyst regarding any changes required to business and system requirements, as well as requirement gathering sessions;
  • Working closely with the subject matter experts, managers, and staff of the ministries on issues and business needs;
  • Creating and updating data processing overview, technical design, source to target mapping, operation manual and other technical documentation;
  • Providing input into and completing required architectural and development artifacts;
  • Consulting with clients, analyzing their business needs and assessing their problems and opportunities, promoting I&IT services, solutions and approaches and ensuring the cluster adds value in supporting business needs;
  • Executing functional, regression and performance testing based on the test cases and scripts developed;
  • Reporting on the status of test execution and testing results, documenting defects;
  • Preparing for, supporting and participating in System Integration testing, System Acceptance testing and User Acceptance testing;
  • Analyzing business needs and participate in design of the overall project;
  • Leading data analysis and profiling tasks;
  • Developing and supporting the use of business intelligence tools and best practices within the branch;
  • Analyzing and advising on existing data sets, models, and transformations to enhance business intelligence reporting within the branch;
  • Providing advice to ministry business partners on their information consumption and analytical needs;
  • Providing planning advice to the project team on the use of data, and building capacity within the Ministry on performing advanced analytics and data analysis;
  • Providing direction on the statistical relevance of data to the project team; and,
  • Supporting the analysis of existing business processes, design and recommending process improvements to effectively harness the benefits of using the applications.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Eight (8) years’ experience in analytical problem solving and decision-making capabilities;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in working collaboratively with client organizations and with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in working with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal formats, to both technical and nontechnical audiences;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, with the ability to coordinate multiple projects with competing priorities and a track record for meeting strict deadlines;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in demonstrated experience with SDLC processes, Agile and Waterfall methodologies;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, decision-making skills, interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in working with solutions built on Oracle, SQL Server, and IBM DB2;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in demonstrated experience eliciting requirements, developing and consulting on options and solutions, and providing effective guidance to Ministry clients;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in demonstrated experience providing detailed documentation for the tools that are developed, such as business requirements, system requirements and technical requirements;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in demonstrated experience working with both the business users and IT development teams to ensure business requirements are properly reflected in the system design and technical specifications; Systems and Quality Assurance Testing;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in testing a Business Intelligence Solution, including database, data warehouse, presentation layer and reports;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in executing different types of software testing processes and testing methodologies;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in using HP Quality Centre (HPQC) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) to document, track and report on testing progress;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in test automation development and execution using Quick Test pro v10.0, HP quality Center; SQL scripting, manual testing, testing automation (using a tool like Quick Test pro v10.0) and performance testing (using a tool like Load Runner);
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in writing test strategy, test scripts, test cases and test scenarios, testing web applications and reporting defects;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in creating test data for a complex system, based on business requirements; preparing for, conducting and supporting SIT, SAT and UAT;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience in reviewing requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with and analyzing large and diverse data sets, identifying relationships and themes;
  • Demonstrated experience constructing complex query statements and enhancing performance of SQL Queries;
  • Demonstrated experience manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume data from structured and unstructured sources;
  • Demonstrated experience working on projects involving multiple highly inter-dependent applications and data sources;
  • Demonstrated experience developing star schema multi-dimensional models and documenting detailed design models;
  • Demonstrated experience executing data profiling and data quality analysis;
  • Experience with Test Automation tool in particular - Quick Test pro v10.0 (UFT 11.x and above), HP quality Center (ALM 11.x and above);
  • Strong experience with testing in a Data Warehouse environment;
  • Strong experience with testing BI applications such as Cognos, running standard reports, and creating ad hoc queries;
  • Strong experience with applications using ETL including Informatica and testing for accurate transformations from source to target;
  • Creating test strategy test plan, test case documentation and test scripts;
  • Proficiency with desktop tools such as Visio, MS Office, MS Project, and MS Outlook;
  • Strong technical skills and experience in SQL, Databases, XMLLead and mentor junior QA analysts on the test framework and test execution
  • Experience documenting expected testing results;
  • Experience creating and modifying complex data-sets;
  • Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring junior QA team members in the preparation and execution of test cases;
  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining a purpose-built test automation framework;
  • Demonstrated experience executing different types of software testing processes and testing methodologies;
  • Demonstrated experience reporting on QA activities and performing defect management;
  • Demonstrated experience testing for WCAG AA and AODA compliance in web applications, preferable experience using screen reader (JAWS) for testing and Compliance Sheriff tool;
  • Strong technical skills and experience in SQL, Databases, XML;
  • Demonstrated experience creating complex SQL scripting for data analysis, profiling and testing;
  • Demonstrated experience scripting for testing automation (using a tool like Quick Test Pro v10.0) and performance testing (using a tool like LoadRunner);
  • Demonstrated experience optimizing SQL query performance;
  • Demonstrated experience profiling and testing data stored within Databases, XML, CSV, JSON, and Excel files;
  • Demonstrated experience using HPQC and TFS together to document, track and record testing progress;
  • Demonstrated experience working with Slowly Changing Dimensions;
  • Demonstrated experience with additional reporting solutions such as Microsoft BI tools such as SSRS, Power BI;
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and testing data warehouses, data marts, and data extracts;
  • Demonstrated experience designing and testing Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) process flows designed to process data for a data warehouse and reporting solution;
  • Demonstrated experience advising on existing data sets, models, and transformations to enhance business intelligence reporting;
  • Demonstrated experience developing and testing presentation layer and business intelligence reports;
  • Demonstrated experience leading business users to the successful completion of an assignment of this nature, magnitude, and complexity, and demonstrated ability to help them achieve the desired business benefits on schedule and within budget;
  • Demonstrated experience working in an agile and waterfall environment;
  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a team;
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple projects with competing priorities;
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with client organizations;
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project;
  • Demonstrated experience communicating clearly in both written and verbal formats; and,
  • Demonstrated experience producing deliverables on time and on schedule.

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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: April 12, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 59749
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON