Technical Test Lead

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/29/17
Halifax, NS
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/29/17

Position Description:

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.

We're expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Lead and own all testing activities and services related to sizable application(s) and associated projects
•Act as a test subject matter expert for techncal solution and functional areas within application and associated projects
•Develop or assist in developing strategic/tactical testing deliverables such as Test Strategies & Plans across multiple lines of business
•Perform requirements analysis and quality risk analysis
•Perform high-level and detailed test estimates
•Accountable for monitoring and reporting test progress & status to CGI/Client project management & executive stakeholders
•Oversee the development of test conditions/scenarios and traceability matrix(ces) for multiple teams
•Lead and coach manual testing analysis and design
•Oversee the identification and preparation test data
•Manage tasks and assignments for globally distributed team
•Monitor and manage completion of assigned testing scope and deliverables
•Ensure quality processes are followed
•Facilitate and run defect triage meetings for multiple initiatives
•Communicate progress of testing activities to the Test Manager or directly to client stakeholders
•Produce internal and client facing status reports, as required
•Perform additional system testing-related activities, as required
•Participate in and facilitate lessons learned reviews
•Collaborate with client team to collect, create, present, maintain, and store knowledge assets
•Maintain solid understanding of software testing best practices, methodologies and terminology

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•BachelorDegree in Computer Science and/or Business or diploma in IT and/or Business with equivalent IT experience
•Industry recognized testing certification(s)

Must Have Skills and Experience:
•Minimum 8+ yrs working in Software Testing, Quality Assurance
•Minimum 4+ yrs leading test teams
•Minimum 2+ yrs leading globally distributed team members
•Minimum 4+ yrs working with HP ALM

Soft Skills:
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Strong written and oral and comprehension communication skills
•Positive attitude
•Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback
•Ability to working effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
•Able to multitask effectively
•Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
•Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
•Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
•Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team member

Position ID: J0917-1749

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