QA Manager- Regulatory

  • Date Posted Nov 3, 2021
  • Location Markham, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13340

Do you have a strong technical testing background, the ability to define effective test strategies, and the ability to understand highly complex architectures? We have an exciting opportunity for you…

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a QA Manager- Regulatory who will be responsible to plan, designing, architect, and deploying effective test suites and regimes for in-house product development, software application development, information system launches, and operations systems enhancements. This individual will apply proven analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate, verify, communicate, and resolve system application issues through careful testing to maximize the benefit of IT investments and initiatives and will coordinate a major quality assurance program at a management level.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead/manage the release QA team in planning, preparing, and executing effective test processes for the project, testing, and deployment Lifecycle from requirements definition to implementation and warranty support.
  • Manage and coordinate delivery and maintenance of testing documentation (e.g. test strategies, plans, schedule, cost estimates) by using risk analysis methodologies and tools that align with the development approach/methodology selected for the project.
  • Ensure test process, methodologies and tools are applied appropriately and that test phase entry/exit criteria are agreed to by stakeholders and applied by the test team.
  • Prioritize testing tasks based on goals and risks of projects and ensure testing milestones, activities and tasks are completed as scheduled.
  • Assist with estimation and planning, risk assessment, contingency planning, tracking and management of progress, issues, risk, and resources.
  • Report the status of test planning, defects, and execution activities, including regular status updated to the project team using quality metrics.
  • Lead the QA team in using test tools, defect tracking tools, and other test support tools and identify and implement process improvements where applicable.
  • Coordinate with the Infrastructure teams that will be responsible for executing application load and stress testing
  • Ensure all sign-offs on deliverables (overall test strategy, test plan, test cases, etc.) and that testing meets governance requirements.
  • Provide effective and timely communication with the release delivery teams, including release status, risk assessment, and release health.
  • Ensure business satisfaction by communicating with them on time regarding release status, escalating and resolving issues as they arise.

Desired Skillset:

  • 3 years of Proficient experience with Jira test management
  • 4 years of Vendor management experience
  • 4 years of  experience  in Creating and managing QA project plans
  • 4 years of Test Manager experience in large complex organizations
  • 7 years of Testing experience e.g. test strategies, plans, schedules, cost estimates by using risk analysis methodologies
  • People management skills
  • Experience in Agile environment

Nice to Have:

  • Financial and regulatory and management reporting in a large complex environment

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