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Int. Quality Assurance Analyst to prepare and execute detailed test plans and automate test management for multi-platform applications

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 04, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 30, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120758
Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
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Our valued client is currently seeking an Int. Quality Assurance Analyst for an initial 1-year contract in Ottawa, ON (Hybrid - 2 days/week on-site in downtown Ottawa).

As the winning candidate, you will be responsible for the design and development of detailed test plans for multi-platform services and features targeting a wide variety of endpoint devices (mobile, web, and smart TV); working with a team of verification engineers to qualify the clients' software on a variety of platforms and participate in the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of issues. The team has a mandate to continuously monitor, and evaluate the testing strategy, coverage, methodology, and efficiency with the goal of optimizing the testing practices and processes over time. 

Responsibilities
  • Execute test cases in the lab to verify customer experience during use of a multi-platform video streaming system/application
  • Develop detailed test plans, test cases, test strategies, and other test artefacts
  • Generate detailed problem reports, change requests, and enhancement proposals
  • Gather, analyze, and communicate testing results
  • Assist in the development of automated test cases on a variety of automation platforms (on an as-needed basis)
Must-Have Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience as a QA Analyst
  • Experience developing detailed test plans, test cases, test strategies, and other test artefacts
  • Experience in planning and execution of automated tests using standard automation frameworks (ideally Appium, Selenium. etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of JIRA or TestRail (or similar products - e.g. Azure DevOps), and conversant with the “documentation chain” concept linking all artefacts in a product development cycle
  • Ability to investigate issues independently, and execute a rigorous RCA (Root Cause Analysis) workflow
  • Strong, demonstrable understanding of QA practices, processes, tools, and methodologies, ideally within a multi-platform mobile application context
Nice-to-Have Skills:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and French
  • Working knowledge of standard performance and networking diagnostic tools (Android Debug Bridge, Wireshark (or Fiddler),Memory/CPOU diagnostic tools, etc)
  • Experience with Android, iOS, and/or Mac environments and operating systems