QA Analyst at Hays (Toronto, ON, Canada)
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Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Type: Full Time
Created: 2018-08-29 04:03:19
Looking for experienced manual tester for 6 months contract Sr. QA Analyst Client: Richardson GMP, Financial Services Client Role: QA Analyst Duration: 6 month contract, likely to extend Rate: Open *depending on experience Location: Downtown Toronto, ON Richardson GMP, a leading financial services company is looking for a QA Analyst with strong manual testing skills for a minimum 6 month contract, based in Downtown Toronto. Your New Role This position is a member of the Data Services team, reporting to Vice President, Development. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, helping to ensure that the applications released to our customers are of the highest quality. You will be involved in planning, developing, maintaining and executing manual and automated test cases on a variety of applications. You will also verifies that deliverables function according to requirements as well as conform to established guidelines. Key Responsibilities of Your New Role: * Preparation of the Test Strategy for the Business to sign off * Preparation of Test Plan, Test Cases/Scripts for test execution * Reviewing documentation to understand testing requirements, test environments and objectives * Participating in test planning, assisting in preparing various testing documentation (e.g. test strategy, traceability matrix, test plan, defect management plan, schedule etc.) and testing results walkthroughs * Configuring and implementing and/or maintaining and validating test data as well as validating test environments * Participating in post implementation reviews and processes (e.g. lessons learned, post-install application verifications, warranty support reviews etc.) * Building relationships and working collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve variance from product/application specifications What You'll Need to Succeed: * An in-depth knowledge of the financial and investment banking operations, with a minimum of 5+ years, preferably interacting with Dataphile or ISM back-office applications, and trading applications. A Canadian Securities Course is a definite advantage. * A technical background with strong preference of previous programming and database knowledge (.NET is desirable). Ability to work with the development team for Test Driven Design/Development (TDD). * Strong knowledge of testing methodologies and manual and automated tools o White box testing o Black box testing o Grey box testing o Regression testing o Boundary testing o Load testing o Beta testing o Stability testing o Security testing * Knowledge of relational RDBMS (SQL Server/ Oracle). * Knowledge of SQL. * Knowledge of .NET/Java. What You'll get in Return The client is offering a 6 months term engagement, with a high likelihood of extension and a very competitive rate for an incorporated contractor. Hays Specialist Recruitment is working in partnership with Richardson GMP to manage the recruitment of this position.