Job Title: QA Tester
Department: Quality Assurance and Infrastructure Support
Competition Number: 5061
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Reports to: Manager
Closing Date: June 14, 2019
“We care about the work we do-and we're looking for new colleagues who do, too.”
For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.
Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.
Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.
As a Quality Assurance Tester, you will work with software developers, business analyst and test lead to understand and clarify requirements, design test scenarios, execute test cases, document test findings, and follow issues until they are resolved.
- Analyze requirements
- Provide estimates of the testing effort
- Identify initial test scenarios
- Review test scenarios with project stakeholders
- Revise test scenarios based on input from project stakeholders
- Assess product risk and prioritize the test cases accordingly
- Define smoke tests for each build
- Plan and define regression suite of tests
- Identify candidates for test automation
- Add detailed steps and test data requirements to defined test cases
- Identify and set up any necessary test data
- Execute smoke tests for each build
- Assess the stability of builds based on smoke test results
- Execute system test cases and record results
- Communicate test results to the Test Lead
- Identify and record descriptive defects, providing additional detail to facilitate problem resolution as needed
- Validate defect fixes as they are provided
Education: University degree or college diploma in Computer Science or similar program preferred
Work Experience: Five+ years of experience testing software applications on web-based, desktop, and mobile devices; Experience developing and executing manual and automated test suites; Knowledge of software development life-cycle methodologies; Working knowledge on ALM test Management Tool; Preferential will be provided to candidates with test automation using UFT tool; Working knowledge of quality assurance methods such as: unit, integration, regression testing
Language Skills: Bilingualism is considered an asset
Knowledge: Proactively uses knowledge to improve process and procedures and acts to make amendments to the Quality assurance process.
Analytical Thinking: High attention to detail, using logic and good judgment in decision making for when different situations and skills may call for different approaches
Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills and delivers information clearly and confidently. Demonstrates the ability to tailor information and delivery to suit the nature of the material, audience and situation
Execution and Organizational Skills: Ability to organize work and information in a well thought out manner to deliver on specific tasks and reporting deadlines. Exhibits high levels of energy and perseverance in the pursuit of established goals.
Team Work Skills: Understanding of how the job contributes to the overall work unit and takes the initiative to help with problem situations. Ability to ask and receive feedback and enjoys working with people both as part of a team and one-on-one
We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
Canadian Citizenship - Please indicate in your application the reason you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.
Reliability screening will be required.
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