Senior Application/Software QA Testing Architect

Mid-Senior Level
Ottawa
Contract
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Job Description

ADGA Group Consultants Inc. is hiring a Senior Application/Software QA Testing Architect to work on an Enterprise IT service management tool (ONYX Solution), which improves how we serve our Government of Canada partners with a single self-service portal to support service requests and incident reporting. The Quality Assurance (QA) team is responsible for all test activities of the ONYX solution to ensure the highest quality is delivered to our partners and internal stakeholders.  

The ONYX solution has so far generated over 4000 testcases and are currently all executed manually. Supporting QA test activities manually long term is not feasible therefore to mitigate our test approach moving forward, a test automation strategy must be implemented as part of the software test life cycle.  

Over the next fiscal year, the QA team will develop/implement a test automation strategy to support the test activities of the ONYX program. The QA team requires a Senior Application/Software QA Testing Architect to assist with the implementation/onboarding of the test automation strategy.

Responsibilities 

  • Develop/implement test automation strategy,
  • Management of walkthroughs and reviews related to testing and implementation readiness.
  • Conduct review and make recommendation of various test automation tools based on requirements.
  • Write and Execute software test cases against requirements,
  • Perform UAT, regression and smoke testing
  • Develop automation test scenarios
  • Collaborate with multiple subject matter expert (SME),
  • Build plugins to support various technologies and test automation strategy,
  • Check-in code following SSC version control,
  • Find and report defects using SSC tools,
  • Develop and maintain automation test scenarios / test suites following SSC development best practices,
  • Participating in status meetings and reporting on progress.

Deliverables

  • Create test automation strategy,
  • Develop test automation recommendation
  • Automated Test scenarios,
  • Developed functionality (Code),
  • Create installation and/or configuration guides,
  • Presentation/Demos, As Required,
  • Regular Status Reports,
  • Provide knowledge transfer when required

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a three year college diploma(computer science or other IT related field; OR A university degree at the Bachelor level in Information Technology (computer science or engineering) or other IT related field; OR A minimum of ten years (in the last 15 years) work experience in the IT field.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience performing tasks similar to those listed above 
  • Must hold a valid Secret Level Security Clearance issued by PWGSC-CISD (file number and expiry date must be provided.)
  • Experience designing and implementing test automation strategies in a minimum of 5 projects 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience using JIRA to write test cases and defects.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience within the last 20 years, coding and scripting Java programming language
  • Obtained a professional accreditation certification in performance testing such as (IBM, ISTQB, HP, MicroFocus etc…)

Additional Information

Location of Work: The work will be performed mainly via telework, but work may be performed on premises located throughout the National Capital Region (NCR).

Security Clearance: Secret

Unless otherwise indicated effort will be FULL TIME as opposed to PART TIME: Full Time

ADGA commits to putting diversity into action to build a stronger, more representative team and help our customers and communities thrive. We are a proudly Canadian company, striving to further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and provide every individual with the opportunities and resources to help them reach their full potential.

ADGA s'engage à mettre la diversité en action pour bâtir une équipe plus forte et plus représentative et aider nos clients et nos communautés à prospérer. Nous sommes une entreprise fièrement canadienne. Nous nous engageons pour promouvoir la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion dans le milieu de travail et d'offrir à chaque personne les possibilités et les ressources qui lui permettront de réaliser son plein potentiel.

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