senior qa architect/lead in vancouver

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temporary
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job details

posted
location
vancouver, british columbia
job category
Technologies
job type
temporary
reference number
2090872PROEN
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job description

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Senior QA Architect/Lead for 1 year contract position with options to extend for an additional four (4) periods of one (1) year each.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Senior QA Architect/Lead will provide guidance and advice on oversight
and management of testing within Integrated Test Lab.

The Key Personnel will work closely with: :
a) the project manager to help define deliverables, schedule, timeline and
strategies;
b) the manager of QA to ensure that there is agreement on strategy and
approach;
c) other project team members to ensure that testing is complete and covers the
scope of project; and
d) QA/Test resources for knowledge transfer on automation tests/scenarios
to transfer knowledge

Required Skills and Experience:

i. have a university degree in one of the following: computer science,
engineering, computer information systems, or an equivalent
combination of similar education and work experience;
ii. have a minimum of seven (7) years testing experience with five (5)
years as a lead in structured testing environments;
iii. experience in testing e-Commerce, merchandising, and web retail
applications;
iv. have work experience with test automation, software development, or
programming/scripting languages such as Java, PHP, Perl, etc.;
v. solid working experience with Selenium, and other automated testing or
source control tools such as: Jenkins, Cucumber, JUnit, HPE,
TestComplete, Watir, subversion, etc.;
vi. have strong leadership/supervisory qualities with the ability to lead and
oversee tasks for a testing team;
vii. have a flexible approach and ability to work in a fast paced, demanding
and rapidly changing environment;
viii. have the ability to adjust quickly and easily to changes in work
procedures;
ix. have an understanding of scalability and availability of distributed
systems;
x. have the ability to identify priorities and ensure that work is completed
within stipulated time frames;
xi. have the ability to work independently;
xii. have excellent written, oral communication and inter-personal skills;
xiii. have excellent troubleshooting, analytical, problem solving and
judgment abilities;
xiv. have the ability to develop and maintain productive working
relationships with individuals at various levels in the organization;
xv. have the ability to manage multiple priorities and produce results within
deadlines; and
xvi. have work experience and knowledge of defect tracking and resolution
lifecycle and associated tools like Jira or HPE ALM.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
i. the retail/ wholesale subject area;
ii. excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
iii. agile scrum master or a similar role.

Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.