IT Quality Assurance Specialist
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IT Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Description

Eagle is currently seeking an IT Quality Assurance Specialist for a six (6) month contract opportunity, scheduled to begin in November.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring every feature developed by the team is tested and provide technical troubleshooting support where required;
  • Having a “bigger picture” understanding of the product vision and work alongside designers/Product Owner to provide a customized approach to translate their vision into a strategic testing plan;
  • Designing complex, comprehensive test suites with a continuous improvement mindset to efficiently cover the system’s functionality without compromising quality;
  • Providing guidance to Scrum Master and Product Owner on prioritization of defects;
  • Acting as the deep technical specialist resource to IT and business operations to design tests for production environments to ensure quality;
  • Providing risk mitigation solutions to future identified key areas of potential issue by other QA team members;
  • Actively advancing the field of practice by innovating industry developments and defining best practice standards on testing;
  • Providing technical expertise in agile ceremonies as needed to provide technical troubleshooting solutions with the greater team;
  • Acting as Quality Assurance deep technical specialist on large and/or complex projects; and,
  • Providing indirect technical leadership and mentorship to junior team members.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Related University Degree and additional technical diplomas or designations considered assets;
  • Domain expertise;
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of Quality Assurance experience;
  • Agile Methodology experience and mindset;
  • Expert at implementing automated end-to-end tests, experience with frameworks and tools such as BDD, Selenium and the ability to code in JavaScript;
  • Industry leader in exploratory/ hands-on testing with multiple platforms and techniques;
  • Demonstrated expertise with Agile methodologies, with experience as a tester on a cross-functional agile team;
  • Highly skilled with manual acceptance testing at story level, exploratory and creative testing, and within fast-paced sprint cycles;
  • Technical expert at finding hidden requirements, edge cases, and a “desire to break” attitude;
  • Experience strategically developing integration, performance, and load bearing tests;
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts and align organization on decisions;
  • Sound problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simply;
  • Passionate about technology and excited about the impact of emerging / disruptive technologies; and,
  • Openness to learning new ideas outside scope or knowledge skill set.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID BHJOB1679_63875
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IT Quality Assurance Specialist

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