Intermediate QA Analyst to perform manual testing on web and mobile apps with one of our major banking clients- 32206/32244

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 02, 2024
Job End Date: Apr 30, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 133939
Location: Toronto
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Intermediate QA Analyst to perform manual testing on web and mobile apps with one of our major banking clients- 32206/32244


Location Address: Hybrid - Required to come to the office 1-2 times a week - Toronto

Contract Duration: 4 months (Possibility of extension on other projects & conversion to FTE based on performance)

Schedule Hours: 37.5 hrs/week


Story Behind the Need

  • Business group: Digital Technology: supports content delivery platforms and services; works on public site (Scotiabank.com), product onboarding
  • Project: Small Business BBCL (credit lab - out of which there are multiple projects)


Typical Day in Role:

  • Perform testing for assigned projects by reviewing project documentation, preparing test documentation and executing test activities for multiple, parallel initiatives.
  • Perform various types of testing including Functional testing, Accessibility testing, User Interface testing, Cross-browser & Cross-device testing across desktop, mobile devices and tablets, Content testing, URL redirection testing, and Regression testing.
  • Complete Quality Assurance deliverables on time, as per the schedule.
  • Report defects in defect tracking tool and work closely with the team so that solutions can be determined, prioritized and scheduled.
  • Provide regular status updates and call out risks and issues to release and project timelines.
  • Provide inputs for root cause analysis of post-production issues and plan to prevent them in future.
  • Have in-depth and up-to-date understanding of the organization’s products, applications, systems, environments, processes and tools.
  • Learn and leverage new tools and methodologies for Quality Assurance, on a continuous basis.
  • Assist with initiatives to streamline QA processes and implement best practices.
  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursue effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champion a high-performance environment and contribute to an inclusive work environment.


Must Have Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience as a QA Analyst, with proficiency in testing websites or web-based applications on desktop and mobile web (vs. those have only tested software or SAP applications)
  • 5 + years of combined experience in Functional testing, User Interface testing, Cross-browser and Cross-device testing, Content testing and Regression testing
  • 3+ years’ demonstrated experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), accessibility testing methodologies and tools – demonstrated by work in at least 2 recent projects


Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Experience with FI applications


Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field preferred
  • Certifications: All preferred (e.g. ISTQB or related)


Best VS. Average Candidate:

  • Ideal candidate has strong communication skills as they will be interacting with cross functional teams from product, business lines to delivery teams so they can articulate issues before going to production, web and mobile experience vs. just SAP product experience, they need interaction with web applications, preferably within FI but could also be e-commerce platforms etc.


Candidate Review & Selection

  • 2 rounds – MS Teams Video Interview
  • 1st technical with 2 team members - 1 hour
  • 2nd with HM – 45 minutes