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What Ontario Health offers:
Achieving your career goals is a priority to us. Benefits of working at Ontario Health may include the following based on employment type:
Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day
- Health care spending account
- Premium defined benefit pension plan
- 3 personal days and 2 float days annually
- Individual contributors start at 3 weeks’ vacation with 4 weeks at 2 yrs.
- Career development opportunities
- A collaborative values-based team culture
- Wellness programs
- A hybrid working model
- Participation in
Communities of Inclusion
Want to make a difference in your career? Consider this opportunity.
Senior Analyst, Quality Assurance is responsible for ensuring the quality of the digital solutions being implemented. This includes performing Quality Assurance services and executing functional, integration, interface, and regression testing, preparing estimates and participating in planning and preparation services along with other testing artifacts in alignment with best practices and OH Quality Assurance standards.
Senior Analyst, Quality Assurance may lead testing efforts for smaller projects including assess project requirements, provide estimates for testing tasks and deliverables and conduct a variety of tests to assess the quality and efficacy of a range of applications in preparation of deployment and through operations.
Here is what you will be doing:
Assesses project requirements and provides estimates for testing tasks and deliverables with some assistance. Leads testing efforts for smaller projects as requested.
Creates test scenarios and data for testing.
Writes and executes test cases.
Tracks test planning and execution in the application lifecycle management tool and provide reporting when requested.
Documents results and provides updates to project teams and Management as requested.
Identifies, documents, and monitors test results and enhancements from third party vendors.
Motivates other team members to achieve higher goals and improve the impact of technology initiatives.
Provides support and guidance to junior team members on test case planning and execution approach.
Accountable for ensuring the quality of the digital solutions being implemented including performing Quality Assurance services and executing functional, integration, interface, and regression testing; preparing estimates; and participating in planning and preparation services along with other testing artifacts in alignment with best practices and OH Quality Assurance standards.
Conducts a variety of tests to assess the quality and efficacy of a range of applications in preparation of deployment and through operations.
Collaborates with team members (developers, quality assurance and business analysts, project and product managers) to review available documentation and build a common understanding of the target state of the system under test.
Engages different programs in the organization and champions QA best practices.
Works with a medium of autonomy within a defined project/solution/system scope based on direction from a manager or QA Lead.
Collaborates with internal peers to ensure alignment of practices, patterns and solutions.
Ensure work aligns to broader project plan.
Stays abreast of evolving technology, architecture, and design, patterns, practices, and platforms.
Here is what you will need to be successful:
Education and Experience
Post-secondary diploma or degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
3+ years of relevant experience is required.
QA Certification with ISTQB or QAI, ITIL (or similar substitute) is an asset.
Agile Certification is an asset.
AWS and/or Azure Cloud certification is an asset.
Working knowledge of various Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, Iterative, etc.
Knowledge of quality assurance/testing processes, best practices, techniques, and tools for different types of testing (functional, GUI, API/web service, integration, regression, performance, hardware, deployment, manual and automated testing).
Knowledge and understanding of how User Stories, Business Requirements Definition (BRD), Data Models, data mappings and design are used to support QA testing.
Working knowledge of test case design, development, and execution.
Working knowledge of defect management and tracking tools (e.g., Jira, TFS).
Knowledge of privacy legislation, regulations (specifically the Protection of Personal Health Information Act, Ontario 2004) and OH policies, procedures, guidelines, and communication material relevant to the protection of confidential information.
Knowledge of Ontario Health systems, and business environment.
Knowledge of specific software/system components being tested.
Practical knowledge of a scripting language (such as PowerShell or Python) to automate testing tasks is an asset.
Experience with an ALM tool is an asset.
Experience with automation tools (such as Selenium) and performance / load tools (such as JMeter) is an asset.
Experience with various RDBMS DB technologies such as RDBMS (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server). NoSQL DBs (DynamoDB, MongoDB) is an asset.
Knowledge and understanding of key cloud concepts for one of the major cloud providers (such as Azure or AWS) is an asset.
Knowledge and Skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills to track test planning and execution; conduct a variety of tests to assess the quality and efficacy of a range of applications; solve complex technical issues inherent in testing and be able to identify potential defects and enhancements.
Strong written and oral communication skills to communicate testing strategy, discuss and incorporate stakeholder’s feedback, and communicate issues found during testing clearly; collaborate with the team.
Interpersonal and communication skills to work as a team member across OH, both with clinical leads as well as other technical professionals such as Project Managers, Business Analysts, Business Leads, Development and IT.
Ability to understand and apply concepts.
Strong multitasking skills and attention to detail.
Ability to query databases to verify data.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on responding to change rather than following the plan.
Ability to motivate other team members.
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs, and evaluate opportunistic innovative ideas with internal and external partners.
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary Band: 4
Location: Ontario (currently hybrid; subject to change)
All applicants must be a resident of Ontario to be considered for roles at Ontario Health.
Internal Application Deadline Date: September 21, 2023
Ontario Health encourages applications from candidates who are First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and urban Indigenous; Francophone; Black and racialized; members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities; trans and nonbinary; and disabled.
We encourage applicants with accessibility needs to notify us if they have any accommodation needs in the application and/or interview process.
Note: As part of the initial recruitment screening process, applicants must confirm that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If applicants are not fully vaccinated, they will be required to identify any accommodation needs pursuant to a protected ground under the Code. Applicants who identify an accommodation need will be required to provide supporting documentation with respect to their need for accommodation when requested by Ontario Health. If no such accommodation is identified, the applicant will not be eligible to proceed through the recruitment process.