Agile Tester Intermediate

  • Category
    Information Technology - Software Engineer
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for an Agile Tester – Intermediate for a 1-Year contract with our Crown Corporation Client in Kanata, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it.

The Agile Tester – Intermediate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Execute various systems, integration, regression, and ad-hoc tests for moderate to complex cross-functional components from software to middleware and infrastructure
  • Convert requirements/ user stories and design documents/ solution landscapes into a set of test cases and scripts
  • Create and manage test strategy and traceability matrix
  • Monitor defect tracking, generate defect reports for issues found during testing, and provide accurate testing status to project stakeholders
  • Develop, implement, track and report test metrics. Analyze data, recommend improvements and compile reports based on findings
  • Work closely with different functional groups to resolve issues and ensure thorough testing. Provide guidance and assistance to team members as required
  • Recommend adjustments to current testing processes and procedures to ensure continuous improvements, in collaboration with the QA Centre of Expertise
  • In collaboration with the QA CoE, ensure quality standards of software products through all stages of product development life cycle
  • Participate in product readiness and release decisions

The Agile Tester – Intermediate must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Experience in testing moderate to complex cross-functional components from software to middleware and infrastructure
  • Experience in creating positive & negative path test cases based on requirements / user stories and creating traceability matrix
  • Execute test cases, log defects and reporting
  • Experience in developing use cases
  • Experience in functional, Integration, regression and non-functional testing
  • Able to identify, document and communicate any software problems and issues with the team and business stakeholders
  • Knowledge of various test tools and processes and ability to adapt new and emerging test tools and trends
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum and SDLC process
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in all aspects of software testing
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in roles of progressively increased complexity in IT
  • Ability to transform project and system requirements into effective test strategies and approaches.
  • Academic: undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, collegiate diploma in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Certifications / functional skills: SDLC Methodology – Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development
  • Problem solving / analytical thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Smart risk taking
  • Ability to execute
  • Interpersonal skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience with large-scale cross-functional components from software to middleware and infrastructure
  • Test automation skills and systems performance test skills

If you are interested in applying to our Agile Tester – Intermediate position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.



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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12163388

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