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Quality Assurance Analyst

Employment Status
Permanent Full-Time
Toronto, ON
IT Development
Reporting To
Manager, Quality Assurance
Job Id
ITD - 024
Job Level
Seniority Level
Position Overview

This position is the Quality Assurance Analyst, reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance.

The Quality Assurance Analyst will have the opportunity to work on a multi-year Data Modernization project, helping to ensure the data architecture serves our business needs. The Quality Assurance Analyst is accountable for the quality of the products and deliverables of the projects assigned.

Responsibilities include developing test strategies, test planning, maintaining, and executing manual and automated test cases on a variety of applications.  The Quality Assurance Analyst also verifies that deliverables function according to requirements as well as conform to established guidelines.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Accountable for test planning, preparing various testing documentation – test strategy, traceability matrix, test plan, defect management plan, schedule, and test results walkthroughs
  • Accountable for the documentation outlining testing requirements, test environments and objectives
  • Recommending and implementing process improvements
  • Preparation of the Test Strategy for the Business to sign off
  • Preparation of Test Plan, Test Cases/Scripts for test execution
  • Preparation of Gap Analysis / Traceability Matrix document for user walkthrough
  • Utilizing a test management tool – DevOps Server 2020, or similar
  • Configuring and implementing and/or maintaining and validating test data as well as validating test environments
  • Executing test cases within the testing environment, ensuring accuracy and record test results / defects, and obtaining approval
  • Maintaining and providing accurate testing status reports during testing phases
  • Participating in post implementation reviews and processes (e.g. lessons learned, post-install application verifications, warranty support reviews etc.)
  • Participating in third party service partner report card feedback
  • Providing subject matter expertise on specific application usage or area of knowledge
  • Managing defect management / resolution process and acting as the primary defect management contact on projects
  • Writing test cases from System Requirements and System Design Documents
Skills & Qualifications
  • Knowledge of relational RDBMS (SQL Server/ Oracle)
  • Must have experience working on Broadridge Dataphile or any other back office applications similar to Dataphile. (e.g. IBM/ISM SIS Trade Innovator, Broadridge BPS, Univeris, RPM Technologies, etc)
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • An in-depth knowledge of the financial operations, with a minimum of 8+ years, preferably interacting with Dataphile or ISM back-office applications, and trading applications.
  • A Canadian Securities Course is a definite advantage.
  • Ability to thrive in a busy, high pressure, wealth management IT environment
  • Strong knowledge of testing methodologies and manual and automated tools like White box testing, Black box testing, Grey box testing, Regression testing, Boundary testing, Load testing, Beta testing, Stability testing, Security testing, etc
  • Knowledge and understanding of SDLC and project management life cycle, testing and development methodologies, defect management practices, documentation repository practices and procedures, debugging techniques, PC applications and business workflows
  • Collaborative, team player, innovative, and good communicator
  • A technical background with strong preference of previous programming and database knowledge
  • Ability to work with the development team for Test Driven Design/Development (TDD)
  • Knowledge of .NET/Java
  • Knowledge of relational RDBMS (SQL Server/ Oracle)
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Knowledge of .NET/Java