Senior Test Specialist

  • Category
    Information Technology - Quality Assurance
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Test Specialist for a 6-month contract with possibility of extension with our Crown Corporation Client located in Kanata, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Senior Test Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Facilitates communication with the team and with other groups to ensure that testing designs (scripts, data, expected results, etc.) are clearly understood and all testing requirements are met.
  • Upholds the standards and expectations set forth by management and ensures Innovapost guidelines, strategies and procedures are followed.
  • Provides updates and status reports to the Test Lead/Test Manager and/or Project Manager as appropriate.
  • Leads and mentors junior team members and provides input to the Test Lead/Test Manager with regard to team member's performance evaluations.
  • Works closely with different functional groups to resolve and prevent issues, ensure thorough testing from a business perspective, and understands support issues.
  • Converts requirements and design documents into a set of test cases and scripts, ensuring compliance with methodology.
  • Adapts to the client and partner requirements.
  • Analyzes data, recommends improvements and compiles reports based on findings.
  • Takes responsibility for data entry completeness and accuracy and record keeping of tests completed.
  • Performs end-to-end and complex functional testing of key business processes using available tools and applications.
  • Participates in product readiness and release decisions and provides QA sign-off documentation.

The Senior Test Specialist must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in business application and/or software testing required.
  • Strong experience analyzing and understanding functional, technical and nonfunctional requirements in a variety of application environments.
  • Experience designing, creating, performing, and documenting both functional and technical test cases and scripts.
  • Experience using and leveraging automated testing tools.
  • SAP HCM experience
  • Experience with Test Tools HP ALM (Quality Centre)/ Zephyr
  • Experience with Unionized clients

Nice to Have:

  • Agile Methodology with experience in JIRA
  • English Verbal/Written ability (whatever is the usual verbiage)
  • Experience with AACT Accenture Audit and Compliance Tool
  • Experience with time capture software (WorkForce / Kronos)

If you are interested in applying to the Senior Test Specialist 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_12093205

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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