Senior Consultant | Test Lead

PQA has been going strong since 1997! As Canada's largest and most established independent software testing company, we insist on working with 'quality' people who share our passion for doing the job right! We are obsessed with quality and testing, and have built a team of people who believe quality is the most important deliverable.

We take pride in our commitment to the communities across Canada in which we are located because we know there is more to life than work. Our team members enjoy opportunities for continuous learning and they work with leading-edge companies, technologies, and tools.

We are growing in New Brunswick and are currently looking for a Senior Consultant | Test Lead to help us do that! In this role, you will be hands on with test planning and testing while looking for opportunities to grow the testing scope with our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Develop project test plans
  • Develop master test strategies
  • Identify and allocate QA resources needed for the project
  • Provide work estimates and QA-specific resource requirements
  • Provide guidance and best practices for testing
  • Provide testing resources with training and mentoring on the testing processes, test standards and testing tools
  • Collaborate with automated test engineers for test automation consulting and support
  • Configure test management tools and ensure that the standard workflows are implemented
  • Review requirements for testability, ambiguity or redundancy
  • Ensure traceability matrices are available
  • Communicate the progress and status of testing
  • Identify testing risks and provide a risk mitigation plan
  • Coordinate the testing efforts for projects that involve multiple applications or portfolios
  • Coordinate and facilitate defect triage meetings
  • Provide testing metrics and KPIs
  • Keep stakeholders informed of the progress and status with appropriate dashboards and reports
  • Escalate QA issues to the project manager
  • Transfer knowledge of project testing to client resources after completion of the project

Qualifications

  • Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered
  • 10+ years testing experience, with several years of proven leadership experience
  • Good knowledge of various QA methodologies
  • Post-Secondary degree (Computer Science or similar preferred)
  • Test metrics and reporting
  • Strong communication, leadership and people management skills
  • Preference given to candidates with experience in multiple industry domains

Work With Us

At PQA Testing, we encourage our employees' personal career growth. We have plans in place to make sure that each employee is connected with a mentor to help guide them through their professional development, offer regular lunch & learns, and give our employees chances to attend industry conferences.

Our employee's health and wellness is #1 here at PQA Testing. We offer health incentives for our full-time employees to help them reach their goals of a healthy lifestyle, including a company-wide mental health day annually. PQA Testing is always organizing events that bring all of us closer, even if virtually!

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