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QA Lead

CGI Group

This is a Contract position in Fort Mcmurray, AB posted April 30, 2021.

Position Description: QA and Testing Lead (Workday knowledge
– good to have) CGI Title: Senior Consultant Role Description The QA & Testing Lead role is able to lead project with a team of QA & Testing resources (onsite and offshore), manage workload for the entire project team to complete testing deliverables with quality.

They provide strategic direction, create overall test strategy, establish test plans and processes, validate scope of testing, estimate final testing effort and duration, risk assessment and determine resource and environment requirements for their project.

Your future duties and responsibilities: The focus of this role is successfully lead the project team to ensure all the major milestones for test deliverables are produced and delivered on time with the highest level of quality.

Key Responsibilities
• Reviews requirements, specifications and other deliverables to provide ROM estimate on testing effort
• Participates in detailed project release planning and delivery efforts to validate and update the testing estimates including resources and skillsets require
• Reviewing, analyzing, interpreting and finalizing the required tests for new and/or modified products or product components with developed requirements and design documentations
• Owns overall Test Strategy with the testing process including tools usage and finalizes test methodology for particular project or product
• Accountable for test coverage with respect to the identified test cases including prioritization for different phases of testing
• Accountable for test environments setup and availability including necessary test data required during test execution phase
• Finalizes test status reports for the project including forecasting and managing the project status as per the plan
• Remove impediments, decision on tools and test approach, managing the risks associated and escalations as required
• Lead defect triage meetings ensuring correct priority and severity levels are assigned
• Ensure SLAs are met for defect turnaround times as per the severity and priority levels
• Leads the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs
• Continually apply the software testing practices, concepts and principles throughout software development life cycle
• Identify, collect, analyze and report on meaningful test metrics and proactively use those metrics across projects
• Influence the scope, direction, and testing method required for each project
• Escalate to Senior QA Lead or QA Manager to expedite outstanding issues and concerns with regards to quality and milestones
• Manage resources to ensure the deliverables are met with the highest level of quality Objectives & Targets Financial Management
• Demonstrate effective management of time, expenses and achieve the average utilization of higher than 90%.

Quality Service Delivery
• Involve early in project or product delivery efforts including estimations and the solution design process
• Demonstrate project management ability with leading the team and quality service delivery by providing over-sight for QA resources and focusing on scope, quality, and schedule.

• Ensure compliance by the team with the overall test strategy, test plan and test processes including tools usage and defect management to meet the deliverables with the highest level of quality Knowledge Management
• Involve early in project or product delivery efforts including estimations and the solution design process
• Demonstrate project management ability with leading the team and quality service delivery by providing over-sight for QA resources and focusing on scope, quality, and schedule.

• Ensure compliance by the team with the overall test strategy, test plan and test processes including tools usage and defect management to meet the deliverables with the highest level of quality Resource Management
• Involve early in project or product delivery efforts including estimations and the solution design process
• Demonstrate project management ability with leading the team and quality service delivery by providing over-sight for QA resources and focusing on scope, quality, and schedule.

• Ensure compliance by the team with the overall test strategy, test plan and test processes including tools usage and defect management to meet the deliverables with the highest level of quality Innovation
• Involve early in project or product delivery efforts including estimations and the solution design process
• Demonstrate project management ability with leading the team and quality service delivery by providing over-sight for QA resources and focusing on scope, quality, and schedule.

• Ensure compliance by the team with the overall test strategy, test plan and test processes including tools usage and defect management to meet the deliverables with the highest level of quality Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• Good Analytical skills with strong verbal and written communications skills
• A passion for quality and importance of QA & Testing
• Excellent understanding of the software release process and different testing methodologies
• Hands-on experience with HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management), JIRA, Parasoft SOATest, SOAPUI or similar toolsets
• Strong organization, facilitation, and leadership skills
• Able to motivate and mentor resources
• Ability to multi-task Certifications
• CSTE (Certified Software Test Engineer) by QAI
• CMST (Certified Manager of Software Testing) by QAI
• CMSQ (Certified Manager of Software Quality) by QAI
• CTFL (Certified Tester Foundation Level) by ISTQB
• CTAL (Certified Tester Advanced Level) by ISTQB is a plus
• Financial industry certification (CSC, CPH, CFP, CIBA, ICB or CFA) is a plus Skills: Testing Environments HP Application Lifecycle Mgmt SOATest What you can expect from us: Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business.

As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals.

As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.

All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation.

Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.