Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Quality Assurance Analyst for a five (5) month contract opportunity, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing test plans, test cases, and test scripts (both manual and automated) to ensure software products meet the organization’s standards and end user requirements;
  • Leading the QA effort on various projects and initiatives as primary tester;
  • Providing unique business insight and troubleshooting solutions;
  • Executing all types of test approaches including but not limited to functional, security, performance, regression, and smoke testing of enhancements and fixes to existing and new application/web services;
  • Driving testing activities based on a solid understanding of the business drivers, business needs, business risks, technical solution and technical risks with an awareness of the expectations of the quality characteristics for the software;
  • Identifying, logging, and following up on all defects encountered;
  • Providing hands-on support to your team; resolving technical and non-technical issues, manage risk, ensure high quality of work and the successful delivery of all software iterations and releases;
  • Ensuring evolving industry best practices are incorporated into test planning and implementation;
  • Ensuring the appropriate use of test automation and testing tools;
  • Providing regular status reports/updates to business stakeholders to make informed decisions; and,
  • Coordinating production readiness activities.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • A Post-secondary Degree or Technical Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline/relevant experience;
  • Eight plus (8+) years of progressive experience in varied and complex IT delivery roles within a software development environment;
  • Five plus (5+) years’ experience in software quality assurance and testing;
  • Three plus (3+) years’ test automation experience;
  • One plus (1+) year experience as a project QA lead;
  • Proven ability to apply core QA/QC concepts to testing problems within areas that you have not had experience with;
  • Hands-on, in depth knowledge of software quality assurance/testing methodologies, practices, and related standards;
  • Experience with Agile;
  • Experience with tracking tools such as Mingle and JIRA;
  • Programming experience with one or more of the following languages: C#, Java;
  • Experience with Oracle and MSSQL Server database environments;
  • Experience with load and performance test tools and methodologies;
  • Project Management experience;
  • Knowledge of the telecommunications industry including cable, internet, telephony, and wireless;
  • Demonstrated business analysis ability including the ability to communicate effectively with end users;
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to leverage test automation for non-GUI based verifications and system manipulation;
  • Demonstrated ability to specify and develop custom automated and non-automated test harnesses;
  • Experience testing API’s;
  • Familiarity with open source test tools and utilities;
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle;
  • Knowledge of web application security and penetration test tools/techniques an asset;
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Experience with strategic and business planning;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and,
  • Experience preparing and delivering presentations and/or demonstrations.

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: September 09, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 63046
  • Location: Calgary AB