Quality Assurance Specialist

Eagle is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist for a three (3) month contract opportunity, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring that all Information Services deliverables meet or exceed our customers’ expectations;
  • Contributing to the successful delivery of numerous, custom built, and SAP based business applications throughout all phases of the testing life cycle;
  • Managing and coordinating day to day SAP/custom software related testing activities at the project team level;
  • Coordinating setup of test environments and test data management;
  • Evaluating business software and/or system requirements to ensure they can be translated into both functional and non-functional tests;
  • Understanding the business future state including the existing software/system’s capabilities along with any interfacing systems and the planned enhancements being made to both;
  • Translating the business software/system requirements into detailed test cases and test sets and record them using standard test management tools;
  • Identifying and creating data required to execute test cases;
  • Executing efficiently and effectively the test steps and record results in the test management tool;
  • Recording any defects found along with supporting documentation and the steps to recreate the problem;
  • Participating in defect review sessions with the software development team, the Business Analyst, and the Test Manager to ensure clear communication of the defects found;
  • Conducting peer review of test cases with business testers on the team to ensure quality;
  • Suggesting improvements which would improve the quality of work products;
  • Providing the Test Manager with input to testing estimates and progress reports;
  • Participating in independent quality assessments to ensure the products and services delivered by Delivery/Project Managers, Business Analysts, Test Engineers, and their suppliers meet or exceed quality standards and objectives;
  • Collaborating with delivery, development, test, and business teams to fully understand the future business state and the proposed application/system changes being planned;
  • Executing requirements review sessions to ensure completeness and full traceability;
  • Reviewing and understanding detailed requirements and process flows for the new application/system;
  • Analyzing the requirement for testability and identify any inconsistencies or gaps which need correction/clarification from the delivery team;
  • Architecting, designing, writing, and executing test cases and test plans to support the quality assurance activities throughout the software lifecycle;
  • Keeping detailed and meticulous records on the steps to recreate any defects encountered;
  • Leading the software defect review meetings to provide prioritization and severity assessments of the defects to the business and IS teams;
  • Managing the defect management process with the project team to track defect repair progress;
  • Delivering testing estimates and progress reports to the Test Manager and Project Management Team;
  • Tracking testing financials and risks at the project team level;
  • Participating in the continuous improvement of the processes (Quality Engineering); and,
  • Tracking IS quality within the established framework by providing input into key metrics to continuously improve the quality and effectiveness of IS processes and delivery capabilities.
Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:
  • A Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience required;
  • Eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience manual testing in SAP/Custom-based business applications;
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a Test Lead/Test Specialist on large or multiple SAP/Custom projects;
  • Certification in Software Quality (American Society for Quality - Certified Software Quality Engineer) or equivalent experience;
  • Familiarity in one (1) or more than one (1) of the technologies of networking, database, SAP and/or web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, JSP, ASP, ABAP, .NET, MQ, Oracle, and SQL Queries during test execution;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience with HP ALM or similar test management tools;
  • Experience with HP QTP or HP LoadRunner is an asset;
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle for waterfall, iterative, agile, and/or SAP ASAP project methodologies;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to master new applications and technologies quickly;
  • Professional presentation and demeanor as well as excellent customer liaison skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal), test co-ordination skills and presentation skills;
  • Proven track record in working collaboratively in a team; and,
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity and fast paced software release cycles.
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: October 06, 2020
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 68078
  • Location: Calgary AB