Nova Scotia Senior Test Lead/Manager – 8 FTE Full Time in Halifax, NS

Nova Scotia

Branch Halifax NS CA

Senior Test Lead/Manager – 8 FTE
Halifax, NS

Or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience. Multiple integrated systems). Experience with testing enterprise IT….

Must Have Technical Skills and Experience:

Experience testing web services and developing technical testing approach for web services

Experience with testing enterprise IT solutions (i.e. multiple integrated systems)

Experience in server side testing and development of strategies thereof (i.e. message flows, databases, ETL transformations)

Abilty to learn complex integrated systems and develop associated technical testing approach

HP Quality Center (or equivalent test management application/system)

Minimum 5 years in Quality Control

Minimum 2 years Test Manager/Lead Experience

Minimum 7 years working in Business/IT Sector

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead the entire testing lifecycle for projects within a Bank

Lead identification of improvement initiatives, champion and effect change

Work closely with business stakeholders to estimate and plan testing schedules, workload and resource capacity required for testing projects

Develop software testing project deliverables, including overall Test Strategy, detailed Test Plan/Approach, and Project Test Summary, including suggestions for process improvement where appropriate

Work closely and communicate with the client BA’S/Project Managers, Software and Technical Architects, DBAs, and Developers on the detailed technical design and support of technical solutions to meet functional, performance, and quality objectives

Plan workload and resource capacity for multiple, concurrent testing projects

Apply risk based testing to testing projects, and report risk assessment back to client stakeholders

Collect, filter, and transfer process and technical knowledge from the client to members of a remote team across multiple time zones

Verify and validate the functional and non-functional requirements of a large-scale complex financial system that is comprised of numerous applications, technologies, and interfaces

Perform preliminary business analysis of functional requirements to identify information, procedures and decision flows

Develop Test Requirements and perform gap analysis between Technical Design Specifications and Business Requirements

Documents to identify areas of risk

Define, collect, analyze, and report on testing metrics

Maintain and communicate a solid understanding of software testing best practices, methodologies and terminology

Liaison with the client for approvals of testing deliverables

Lead, train, mentor and coach Junior / Intermediate members of the Test Team

Required Level of Education:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience

Soft Skills:

Strong written and oral communication skills

Critical eye for detail

Positive attitude

Able to multitask effectively

Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills

Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements

Able to work effectively with minimal supervision

Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization

Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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