Quality Assurance Application Tester

Service New Brunswick
Quality Assurance Application Tester
Personal Service Contract
Open Competition
Pay Band 2

Service New Brunswick is seeking an individual to join the Technology Services Division as Quality Assurance Application Tester in Fredericton on a 1-year contract.

As a member of the Shared Application Services team, you will be responsible for conducting application testing. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Participate in the creation of project test plans and other assigned QA related documents
  • Review and analyze system specifications and project documentation for the purpose of designing, building and maintaining test cases, both manual and automated 
  • Utilize testing software
  • Execute test cases and providing testing results in preparation for projects releases and upgrades
  • Report and track defects to resolution
  • Participate in the change management reviews and approvals
  • Adhere to QA procedures and standards
  • Attend team status meetings and working group meetings as required 
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance team and Project and Business leads to deliver assigned deliverables and meet project deadlines

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) year college diploma in an IT related field and two (2) years of testing experience. Subject to the response to this competition, an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please state your language capability on your application and ensure that preferred language for assessment is clearly identified.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate they have training or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience with testing software and test automation tools (HP Quality Center - ALM and LoadRunner)
  • Completion of a Quality Assurance certificate program or a Quality Assurance certification; EX: ISTQB
  • Professional membership with a recognized Quality Assurance society; EX: SQA
  • Demonstrated Experience with Quality Assurance Frameworks and project methodologies including Waterfall and Agile 

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Some weekday evenings and weekend work hours may be required. Candidates will be required to undergo Criminal History Clearance prior to appointment.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies: 

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Planning and Organizing Skills
  • Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge
  • Written Communication
  • Ability to use office technology, software and applications

Resumes should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $41, 184- $57, 486 annually - Pay Band 2 - Management and Non-Union Pay Plan

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by email at HR-RH@snb.ca, or by mail at the following address by December 17, 2019 indicating competition number R85-2019/20-369. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Service New Brunswick
Human Resources
Westmorland Place
P.O. Box 1998
Fredericton, NB E3B 5G4
Telephone: (506) 476-7572

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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