Test Specialist - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 25-10-2018
  • Facilitates communication with the team and with other groups to ensure that testing designs (scripts, data, expected results, etc.) are clearly understood and all testing requirements are met.
  • Upholds the standards and expectations set forth by management and ensures guidelines, strategies and procedures are followed.
  • Provides updates and status reports to the Test Lead/Test Manager and/or Project Manager as appropriate.
  • Leads and mentors junior team members and provides input to the Test Lead/Test Manager with regard to team member's performance evaluations.
  • Works closely with different functional groups to resolve and prevent issues, ensure thorough testing from a business perspective, and understands support issues.
  • Converts requirements and design documents into a set of test cases and scripts, ensuring compliance with methodology.
  • Adapts to the client and partner requirements.
  • Analyzes data, recommends improvements and compiles reports based on findings.
  • Takes responsibility for data entry completeness and accuracy and record keeping of tests completed.
  • Performs end-to-end and complex functional testing of key business processes using available tools and applications.
  • Participates in product readiness and release decisions and provides QA sign-off documentation.
Experience & Requirements:
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in business application and/or software testing required.
  • Strong experience analyzing and understanding functional, technical and non-functional requirements in a variety of application environments.
  • Experience designing, creating, performing, and documenting both functional and technical test cases and scripts.
  • Experience using and leveraging automated testing tools. 
Mandatory Skills:
  • 5 to 8 years’ experience in SAP HCM
  • Experience with Test Tools - HP ALM (Quality Centre)/ Zephyr 
  • Experience with Unionized clients 
  • Valid Reliability level federal government security clearance 
Desirable Skills:
  • Agile Methodology with experience in JIRA 
  • English Verbal/Written ability (whatever is the usual verbiage) 
  • Experience with AACT - Accenture Audit and Compliance Tool 
  • Experience with time capture software (WorkForce / Kronos) 
Duration: 7 months plus possible extensions
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