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QA Software Test Lead

Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project IT & Software, Business consulting & Finance User Interface / UIX, Software Testing, System Engineer
Duration 12 months
Education required College/University
Years of experience
    more than 5
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
Languages required N/A
2019-02-12 Workhoppers Toronto ON
International, industry leading Engineering company is looking for a QA Software Test Lead for a long-term contract (1+ years) to head up their software testing (mostly manual) to automate some basic tasks.
This position will be based out of Tiverton, Ontraio but the company will offer travel expenses to qualified candidates in Toronto or surrounding areas for candidates not local to Tiverton but willing to travel there.


QA Software Test Lead will partner with application SMEs to perform mostly manual testing of all types (functional, integration, performance), and to ensure a material portion of regression testing is automated, such that routine changes can be quickly and safely deployed to production. Further once the application is in production, the analyst will partner with hosting vendors to implement synthetic transaction automated monitoring to check availability, performance and functionality.

Create, conduct, and perform of all manual and automated software testing related activity including review of requirements and other technical documentation, environment smoke tests, defect management, system/ functional/ integration/ performance/ regression/ UAT testing and planning, test case creation and maintenance, test data creation and maintenance, and change management. Manage delivery, including dependencies, forecast, issues, risks, and schedule for assigned work.

Determines client’s objectives by reviewing business functions, current state reporting, gathering information, and evaluating requirements.

Proposes, pilots, designs and implements automated testing and monitoring solutions

Analyzes and Evaluates data in Source systems, interfaces, Data warehouse, and Data marts for a variety of business reasons, including data sourcing, data quality, and data analysis.

Heavy hands-on role, with accountability for all testing delivery from all team members


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, IT or related field

Minimum 4 years of experience in a QA Software Testing role with strong Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing and UAT skills

Direct experience testing migrations and/or upgrades of enterprise systems / enterprise applications

Experience writing test scripts

Automated testing experience high preferred

Understanding of software implementation methodologies (waterfall, iterative and incremental)

Applications Monitoring experience a big plus

Experience with cost management or enterprise scheduling software (ie. Passport or Maximo) a plus

Strong written and oral communication skills

Ability to legally work in Canada and obtain security clearance

Specific schedule:
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