Join Canada’s Lifeline!
We are currently seeking a Testing Analyst II to join our External Customer Experience team in Ottawa.
Be part of a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, diverse and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. We are the connection between the sincere generosity of donors, and the heartfelt appreciation of recipients. Thousands of Canadians depend on our programs every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells, organs and tissues.
As an intermediate member of the IT team, the Testing Analyst II works on mission critical applications designed to create excellent digital experiences for Canadian Blood Services’ community and stakeholders. The Testing Analyst II will provide testing technical expertise for new and existing software products and create, review and execute test plans, functional test scripts and create automated testing where available and applicable. The Testing Analyst II will help identify areas for improvement in CBS testing processes, techniques and tools.
Working with product leadership to create, review, update and execute test plans associated to various applications and technologies at CBS; documenting details of scripts, results and issues identified
Designing and implementing test models for software releases, including security updates, business enhancements and platform upgrades
Developing and coordinating test schedules
Participating in test planning, test configurations, technical problem resolution, and reporting of progress during the test cycle
Aligning to CBS quality processes and regulatory standards
Documenting clearly written test plans designed to test compliance with requirements as well as ensure stability and data integrity
Documenting issues identified in testing and providing details to development teams for resolution
Leveraging test automation where possible and maintaining the automation platform to reduce the overall delivery time on product releases
Researching and developing new test techniques and strategies; recommending alternatives to improve verification time and/or test coverage and to maximize effectiveness
Mentoring junior or contract test resources
Performing other related duties as required
Education, Training and Experience:
Post-secondary level education (e.g. college, technical institute or university) in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution, preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer/Software Engineering
5 years exposure working in verification/test roles within IT environments
Certification in Software testing such as CAST, ISTQB, CSTE or other is an asset
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Mature general understanding of IT systems
Ability and desire to learn and enhance software testing skills
Systematic approach to identifying problems and documenting issues
Collaborative approach to working with teams and stakeholders
Strong documentation skills (e.g. test strategy, plan, script, summary)
Good communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
Proven ability to breakdown a product into its test components eg. User Interface (UI) versus back-end versus system integration, etc.
Canadian Blood Services offers a generous total rewards package including:
4 Weeks Vacation
Comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefits
Choice of Defined Contribution or Defined Benefit Pension Plan
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.