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Senior Quality Engineering Lead to oversee API testing on a Capital Markets application modernization project for a major banking client - 27079

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 22, 2022
Job End Date: Feb 22, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 122272
Location: Toronto
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Senior Quality Engineering Lead to oversee API testing on a Capital Markets application modernization project for a major banking client - 27079

Location
: Hybrid (Once per week Downtown Toronto)
Contract Duration: 6 months (strong possibility of extension or conversion to full-time)
Schedule Hours: 37.5 hours/week
 
Story Behind the Need
Business Group: Wealth
Project: “Project NEO” Modernizing an existing online trading application
 
Typical Day in Role
  • Support and execute on the enterprise and program level test automation strategy.
  • Design, Develop and Operationalize the Test Automation framework for Mobile, Web and SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) Testing.
  • Setup Devops Process and tasks for QA, Operationalize the same as well as guide the QA Team in Dev Ops Adoption.
  • Responsible for ensuring test automation coding standards are in place.
  • Perform code reviews with JAVA, static analysis to ensure highest quality of test automation code.
  • Maintain and automate test data management strategy for test automation.
  • Setup, Maintain and Administer the Testing Tools (Like HP UFT, HP ALM, SOAP UI, Atlassian Suite) HP ALM is preferred
  • Design and setup the Performance Engineering framework.
  • Design, build and develop custom in house tools to support the testing team. Use coding skills to implement test automation, utilities and accelerators.
  • Perform automation and tool assessment and present roadmap as needed.
 
Must-Have Skills
  • 3+ years of experience as a Quality Engineering Lead (including Automation)
    • Experience working with a Wealth Direct Investing firm on platform modernization project
  • 3+ years of experience in API Testing using Postman and Swagger Tools
  • Experience in Test Automation, Design & Execution (Core Java, Selenium, Web Service, Agile and Devops)
  • Setup, Maintain and Administer the Testing Tools (HP ALM, HP UFT, SOAP UI, Atlassian Suite)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL Queries
 
Nice-to-Have Skills:
  • Experience with testing trading of equities, options, mutual funds, and fixed income.
  • Experience with Cloud migration engagements is a key skillset
  • Familiarity in Jira and X-ray would be essential.
  • Experience, writing test strategies, exit reports, documenting defects, writing executive summaries and experience with JIRA
 
Education
  • Computer Science degree or Bachelor degree in Business and/or IT or relevant work experience
  • Canadian Securities Course is a plus
 
Candidate Review & Selection
  • 1-panel interview with HM & Developers