Quality Analyst

Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Posted On: 10/3/2017
Job Code: QA_6966_ON
Job Description
Quality Analyst

Top 3 critical skills:
1. Communication
2. Technical aptitude, ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to other situations working independently
3. Familiarity with mainframe applications, DB2 tables, running queries and prior experience with Life and Health Insurance products would be beneficial

Testing Consultant description:

Role Summary:

The Testing Centre of Excellence (TCoE) is a multi-site team, committed to providing professional, structured testing services that embraces innovative tools and techniques to enhance the quality of our deliverables and align with our customer expectations. As a member of the TCoE, you provide testing services and quality assurance activities throughout the systems development life cycle for large, complex or high risk projects. This role focuses on Individual Insurance testing and requires an experienced candidate.

Main Accountabilities:
• Due to the nature and complexity of the projects, leadership, project coordination, team building and knowledge sharing is key in this role
• Work with delivery leaders, project managers, business analysts, designers, developers and business partners to ensure expectations are met
• Coordinate activities and inputs from multiple disciplines within TCoE to provide full testing services (automation, data masking, non-functional testing, environment set up)
• Ability to work with multiple TCoE locations, including onshore and offshore
• Identify risks and remove roadblocks for testing teams
• Deliver key testing documents and activities on time, budget and quality including:
o Estimates
o Test strategies
o Test plans
o Test scenarios
o Test cases
o Test execution / verification
o User test support
o Defect management
o Test reports
• Provide quality assurance activities, ensuring processes are followed and key documents (across disciplines) are managed in accordance with CMMI practices and guidelines
• Creation and maintenance of repeatable test ware including:
o Regression models
o Training documentation
• Minimum 5 years test lead experience including experience with User Acceptance Testing (UAT) or experience with Business Acceptance testing (BAT)
• Excellent research, analytical and problem solving skills
• Technical aptitude
• Able to adapt and change very quickly
• Strong team player
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multitask, solid time/self-management skills
• Results and detail oriented
• Ability to work in different lines of business
• Approach tasks with an innovative mind set, positive outlook
• Flexible, able to shift focus to other functions and priorities as needs change
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced, and pressured environment
• Advanced Excel and Word knowledge and experience
• Advanced Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) experience
• Experienced Lotus Notes user
• Proven experience working with offshore resources across timezones
• Individual Insurance knowledge
• Experience with SPF and IMS environments
• Familiarity with Mainframe, able to navigate DB2 tables
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Mainframe, Automation, Training, Quality Assurance, CMM, Focus, Research, CMMI, DB2, Business Analyst, IMS, Word, Excel, Outlook, Management, Lotus Notes

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Sushil Yadav
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