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Specialist QA Automation Tester

Specialist Quality Assurance Automation Testing

On behalf of our client, Procom is looking for a Specialist Quality Assurance, who will be esponsible for ensuring that all Information Services deliverables meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. As the Specialist Quality Assurance Automation Testing, you will contribute to the successful delivery of business applications throughout all phases of the testing life cycle. The successful candidate will guide project teams in delivering infrastructures and applications that meet their test automation goals.

Specialist Quality Assurance Automation Job Details

- Automate repetitive or high volume manual test cases to increase testing efficiency and minimize test cycle durations;
- Automate execution of test cycles and reporting of results;
- Design/Develop test scripts based on manual tests to improve the productivity of the testing team;
- Design and develop automation framework for complex systems involving end to end business scenarios;
- Devise and develop new innovative automation ideas on new initiatives developed using agile methodology;
- Elicit requirements from the development, functional test and/or business teams want as input to the design, development, execution and maintenance of effective automation test scripts using HP UFT or HP Load Runner for the applications or systems under test;
- Build automation test strategies and test frameworks based on the planned scope;
- Maintain existing or newly built automation test scripts for ongoing changes and maintenance to applications under test;
- Manage the storage, scheduling and execution of automation test scripts including tracking any issues and defects within HP Quality Center;
- Review test results with various IS teams and clarify any observations and make recommendations as required to improve the quality;
- Execute Quality Assurance review processes to ensure the IS releases, projects, initiatives and services are delivered in accordance IS Quality Assurance testing standards and policies;
- Provide thought leadership on the use of Quality Assurance performance and automation testing tools and processes to ensure our client delivers the highest possible quality software aligned with IT industry best practices.

Specialist Quality Assurance Automation Testing Mandatory Skills

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in Commerce/Business Administration or equivalent;
- Certification in Software Quality (American Society for Quality - Certified Software Quality Engineer) or equivalent experience;
- Minimum 8 years’ experience across a broad base of IT disciplines including software development, software design, software architecture and/or software testing for legacy, web and SAP environments;
- Minimum 8 years’ experience in IT quality assurance and / or quality control activities for major initiatives;
- Minimum 8 years of experience on automation tools like HP UFT and HP Load Runner;
- Certification in one of the following disciplines:
    - CSQE - Certified Software Quality Engineer
    - CSTE - Certified Software Tester
- ISTQB Advanced - International Software Tester Qualifications Board;
- Experience with and effective use of test management tools such as HP ALM (formerly HP QualityCenter) and test automation tools (e.g. HP Unified Functional Test (formerly QuickTest Professional) and HP Performance Center (formerly LoadRunner);
- Specific experience in the following:
    - Ability to write Automation test plans
    - Strong ability to gather automation requirements working with various groups such as BA’s and developers
    - Design, Build and Execute automation scripts using HP UFT against Legacy, Web and SAP applications using VBA scripting language
    - Ability to provide recommendations based on test results
    - Strong awareness of industry of automation standards
- Ability to implement change and best practices successfully;
- Professional presentation and demeanour as well as excellent customer liaison skills;
- Communication and influencing ability at manager and working levels;
- Ability to coach and mentor team members on automation and performance fundamentals;
- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with customers;
- Ability to learn new tools & technologies quickly;
- Keen attention to detail;
- Ability to coach and mentor team members on automation fundamentals.

Specialist Quality Assurance Automation Testing Start Date

ASAP

Specialist Quality Assurance Automation Testing Location

Calgary, AB