qa analyst, oakville x 2

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Our client is looking for a QA analyst that has tested in a .NET environment, this is a contract that is located in Oakville.

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, you will undertake the following:

• Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables
• Review the user stories based on the priorities and allocation
• Actively participate in Backlog review, Sprint planning and Scrum meetings to represent QA
• Provide estimates and status updates for the assigned projects
• Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan
• Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
• Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts
• Prepare test data, test environment and execute automated scripts.
• Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
• Prepare and execute test cases, report and analyze defects.
• Isolate, replicate, and manage defects and verify defect fixes.
• Execute functional testing such as End to End, Business Process validation, UI/Functionality Testing, Database Testing, System Testing, Integration Testing, Web and mobile Testing
• Backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers
• Identify any potential quality issues/risks per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
• Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
• Document the lessons learned and knowledge base.

• Minimum 5 years’ work experience in Software quality assurance and testing
• Strong technical ability with knowledge of systems software, including architecture and infrastructure components
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, while providing excellent customer service
• Proven problem solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical problems
• Knowledge of Microsoft Testing Manager (MTM)
• Working knowledge of any Source Code control software (TFS)
• Strong web services testing skills using SOAP UI / any other software
• Strong SQL query language scripting
• Proficient knowledge of application integration
• Experience working in .NET Environment
• Experience working with BizTalk as a middleware
• Experience working with TFS (Team Foundation Server)
• Experience working with Agile and Iterative methodologies
• Ability to work as an individual contributor and in a team
• Ability to communicate effectively in a business-friendly language across a spectrum of IT, business and external partners and at all levels of the organization
• Post-secondary diploma or degree in Information Technology or related discipline
• Nice to have QA Certification

This job posting is for a contract position. Any individual hired for said role will be considered an independent contractor. As such, neither the Employment Standards Act nor any similar or successor legislation shall be applicable.

If you feel you are the right fit for this role please email me your resume to
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