Job Posting #897516
Position: Technical Analyst I - QA Analyst
Site: Techna Institute
Reports To: Manager, Health Research Informatics
Salary Range: $60,762 to $75,972 per annum commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent Full Time
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Technical Analyst I - QA Analyst in our Techna Institute.
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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,600 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's seven research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
Techna is a research institute at UHN that is focused on the advancement of healthcare technology. The Data Science team at Techna is looking for a dynamic software developer to join their team. The team works in close collaboration with care providers, researchers, and educators to develop innovative solutions that collect, manage, and leverage data to facilitate clinical research. Our systems are used in clinical practice and in multi-site research studies.
The Data Science team consists of developers, research analysts, and architects. The team works using Agile frameworks and in close collaboration with researchers and clinicians.
Key success factors for this role:
Implement, maintain, and execute manual and automated quality assurance and quality control processes
Oversee user requirement gathering and maintain thorough documentation records
As a QA Analyst, you will build and scale out the automation infrastructure from the ground-up. You will be writing high-quality automation testing code that is clean, readable and maintainable. You will collaborate with the Software Engineering team to help build new tests and champion good testability practices. You will also design and document test plans and test cases that will scale as we continue to build out our platform. You will collaborate with Product Managers and Business Analysts to collect user requirements and specifications when building out new software applications or validating existing tools. This role requires experience in working on multiple concurrent projects and products with diverse stakeholders to develop innovative healthcare solutions. You will work on novel health technologies that will help accelerate cancer research, including research data storage systems, health data interoperability platforms and integrated predictive models. You will be working within a dynamic software development team and you will learn and adapt rapidly while working in Agile mode. You will have the option to work remotely, on-site, or hybrid, with flex-hours.
Manually test new features and bug fixes
Perform manual exploratory tests of features
Report software issues and follow up on issue resolution status
Define and script automated tests
Define and perform test plans and cases
Write software specifications and expected behavior
Report on the global product’s quality and on software and hardware components
Participate and contribute to technical design sessions
Contribute to technical design documentation and general documentation to be compliant with audit requirements
Be well informed about current trends in quality assurance
Work openly and collaboratively with other teams in the Techna department
Share knowledge with enthusiasm and empower your colleagues
Show respect and appreciation for your colleagues’ needs and appreciate differences as much similarities;
Work on multiple concurrent projects and products, effectively following timelines, goals, and cross-functional collaborations
Work in a process-oriented but agile mode
Take responsibility for your personal and professional development
Up to three (3) years of experience in testing software and quality assurance
A completion of an undergraduate degree or college diploma in computer science or related field
Experience in automated software testing
Understanding of testing techniques (e.g. performance, unit, integration, automated), their strengths and weakness, and ability to use them
Ability to use tools such as puppeteer.js or Selenium
Ability to balance quality requirements and time constraints
A track record of working on complex software projects
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Posted Date: April 21,2021 Closing Date: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.