Quality Assurance Lead

Posted: 05/05/2022

Location: Winnipeg, MB


Business Team: Digital Transformation



We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance Lead to join our consulting team. With your strong understanding of business and quality assurance processes, you will contribute to projects that leverage technology to deliver business quality and value to our clients. You will also understand the importance of building strong teams and will mentor and coach other Quality Assurance Analysts.

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What you'll do

  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure appropriate resolution and test coverage.
  • Work together with team members to understand functional requirements and troubleshoot discovered defects.
  • Proactively identify and communicate risks and opportunities for improvement across all products and test frameworks.
  • Maintain an open and continuous communication between the Quality Assurance team and the rest of the project and leadership team.
  • Summarize and report the Quality Assurance activities that took place, from start to end, to the Quality Assurance, project, and leadership teams.
  • Champion Quality Assurance at all stages of the project life cycle.
  • Analyze requirements gathered from clients to determine testing goals and potential issues.
  • Demo software for project stakeholders and team members.
  • Translate business requirements into test requirements.
  • Manage the release of a project/product from a QA side.
  • Provide estimates for QA tasks and identify data requirements for a project.
  • Monitor the work of the quality of test cases and defects created by the QA team.
  • Prioritize testing tasks to ensure high risk areas are thoroughly tested.
  • Work with development to advance quality coding standards (e.g., unit tests, branch strategy).
  • Manage the work load of the QA team and distribute work accordingly.
  • Train and mentor Quality Assurance team members.

What we'd like

  • Completion of a university or college degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or the equivalent, combined with extensive directly related experience in Quality Assurance.
  • Formal Quality Assurance certification/designation from either ISTQB or IIST strongly preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality Assurance as it relates to the information technology discipline.
  • Senior level experience in formal SDLC methodology and standards (e.g., Waterfall or Agile).
  • Senior level experience in Automation Testing.
  • Considerable knowledge and experience in Quality Assurance management life cycle.
  • Adept at planning own work activities and assisting in identifying Quality Assurance work items and tasks necessary for successful project completion.
  • Experience and exposure to Test Management and Defect Management Tool.
  • Ability to lead teams and work collaboratively in a project and team environment.
  • Affable nature and outstanding skills as they relate to general interaction and collaboration with clients and other team members from the business and technical domains.

What's in it for you?

We have an amazing culture, supportive environment and team members who are both smart and fun to be around. We know everyone says that; but, if you join us, you'll be saying it too. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package:
  • Professional Development budget and days.
  • Tech-enablement program for home use.
  • Career Mentor to help you grow in your career.
  • RRSP/401K match program.
  • Bonus programs to reward you for your accomplishments.
  • Wellness program to help keep everyone healthy.
  • Opportunities to connect - book clubs, game nights, Special Interest Groups, "Coffee & Code" for our developer friends, Team Meetings, and much more!
Online firmly believes in respect, equity, and equality and in providing EVERYONE equal opportunity to apply and succeed in their role. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone.