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Sr. QA Engineer

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

We are seeking a Sr. QA Engineer, who has evolved from quality assurance to quality engineering, to drive the transformation and adoption of best practices on test automation. This individual must have proven experience in both manual and automated testing.

You will be responsible in mentoring traditional QA to become QA Engineers. The Sr. QA Engineer will work closely with a scrum team and must be familiar with agile concepts and practices (SAFe).

- Drive ‘built-in quality’ during product implementation of his scrum team.
- Participate actively in grooming of stories and analysis of acceptance criteria.
- Design QA test plan for each sprint and identify testing requirements and dependencies
- Collaborate and share test scenarios with developers to drive a test driven development approach and apply behavior driven testing approach
- Develop and perform functional testing, acceptance testing, integration testing, regression testing, system testing
- Responsible for all aspects of the QA workflow, including the development of Test Plans, Test Cases, manual or automated test execution
- Develop and execute manual or automated tests (functional, integration, regression and systems testing)
- Properly document testing issues to aid others in the quick and efficient remediation of the issue.
- Support User Acceptance Testing which includes communication of scope, readiness and known issues that impacts UAT
- Work closely with the scrum team to resolve customer issues
- Participate actively in all scrum ceremonies including sprint retrospective
- Mentor traditional QA on best practices for test automation
- Uphold and contribute to testing best practices in Scaled Agile environment.
- Promote continuous process improvement.

Must Have Skills:

- Experience working in a QA/QE role in an Agile environment (SAFe certified preferred)
- Minimum 3 years of QA/QE experience working in an agile environment plus 5+ years in manual QA experience
- Ability to groom stories and analyze acceptance criteria
- Able to decompose business requirements and develop and execute manual and automated tests. He must have strong knowledge and proven experience with performing both automation and manual testing
- Able to collaborate with developers and share test scenarios to prevent potential defects
- Knowledge of HTTP, RESTful services, API Testing, JSON, HTML/CSS, and Web Application Development
- Experience writing and executing SQL scripts
- Knowledge of Data Warehouse applications like Cognos and ETL processes
- Experience with batch job testing using Unix and running Shell scripts
- Experience with Web Service testing using SoapUI
- Test Automation Using Selenium or comparable tool
- Understanding of Java and using Java in Automation tools
- Solid experience with Test Management Tools and Issue Tracking Tools (preferably Jira, Confluence, Adaptavist-Test Management for JIRA).
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience testing in web and mobile applications (iOS and/or Android)
- Previous experience working in a software (SaaS) or product development environment preferred
- Strong understanding of quality principles and practices and structured testing
- Ability to interface effectively with scrum team
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the scrum team
- Understanding of accountability and ownership
- Self-Motivated, driven to complete work assignments, but also to volunteer to take on unassigned work if needed
- Possess a high-energy level, a strong sense of urgency, be self-motivated and work extremely well under pressure
- Strong organization, time management skills and attention to detail

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.
- 8+ years of experience in quality assurance/ quality engineering testing role.
- Experience in a lean agile and/or waterfall environment.

Starting: ASAP
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