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KPMG's Management Consulting group is experiencing exceptional growth, especially within IT Advisory. The rapidly expanding IT Advisory team is looking for a QA Test Lead to join the team for its Microsoft practice in Toronto.
Our Advisory professionals are trusted advisors of the world’s leading organizations focused on creating and sustaining value for our clients. Our professionals work with senior leadership across functional areas, applying our expertise and deep industry knowledge to develop innovative, technology-driven solutions to solve our clients’ business challenges and help them grow and achieve financial results.
What you will do:
Oversee team in test planning delivery, preparation and activities relating to test execution;
Develop test plans, testing strategies and project documentation using risk analysis methodologies ;
Participate in the creation and execution of test cases in order to meet deadlines as well as manage and support team in creating reusable test assets for manual and automated test scripts;
Manage documentation from the creation through to the review and sign-off relating to strategies, plans, schedules, test cases, dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure reports, entry/exit criteria and gating.
Be accountable for all testing activities including test execution, business acceptance, performance, operability, and deployment verification;
Ensure effective planning and coordination of support with partners including business process owners, IT and Infrastructure and Project Management Office;
Communicate and address scope changes that may impact testing;
Chair and oversee regular defect status calls in order to ensure effective and detailed documentation, tracking, test reporting on test planning, executions and defect resolutions using metrics;
Assess various automation tools and make recommendations on automation strategy;
Conduct test case reviews to ensure scenarios accurately capture business functionality;
Work collaboratively with a team and in an Agile-Scrum environment.
What you bring to this role:
Strong communication and documentation skills;
Experience working in large ERP project environments;
An understanding of the system development life cycle;
2+ years of experience in a QA and Test Lead role;
Exposure to Test Automation tools and scripting QTP/UFT Katalon, Cypress, are an asset with languages supported Java,C#, Python, Ruby;
Strong understanding of QA concepts and methodologies in testing of ERP’s (MS Dynamics Oracle, Workday);
University Degree or College Diploma;
ISTQB certification is an asset;
Experience with Test Management tools DevOps, ALM, JIRA, and Confluence
Project Management Certification (PMP) is an asset.
Keys to your success:
A team player and leader with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills;
Strong experience in the IT industry, specifically, as part of a team responsible for delivering software quality assurance to IT projects;
Ability to work autonomously with minimal direction;
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
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