Information Technology - Ottawa


Classification:Test Coordinator, Level 3
Start & End Date:Contract Award – February 28, 2018 plus four irrevocable options to extend
Level of Effort:240 days/year
Language:Bilingual (Advanced)
Location:National Capital Region (Onsite)
–    MUST have greater than (>) ten (10) years professional work experience as a Senior Test Coordinator in an IM/IT environment.
–    MUST have a minimum of five (5) projects within the last ten (10) years developing test strategies and plans.
–    MUST have a minimum of ten (10) years professional work experience within the last fourteen (14) years coordinating functional and regression testing
–    MUST have a minimum of ten (10) years professional work experience within the last fourteen (14) years conducting testing reviews and summarizing testing results.
–    MUST have a minimum of eight (8) years professional work experience coordinating/managing COTS applications testing within the last twelve (12) years.
–    MUST have a minimum of ten (10) years professional work experience within the last fourteen (14) years coordinating defect management testing processes and providing summary reports to management and development teams.
–    MUST be bilingual in Canada’s official languages and be highly proficient communicating orally and in writing in French and English without any assistance and with minimal errors.
–    Develop tasks, dependencies, effort, resources, timeline for testing activities related to the CIPO legislative projects;
–    Work closely with the business client, development stakeholders and the Quality Assurance & Quality Control team to coordinate testing strategy, efforts and acceptance/exit criteria for all projects within the legislative program;
–    Develop test strategies, test estimations, test closure reports and associated test documentation;
–    Work with the functional lead, functional SMEs and business stakeholders to validate the business requirements and to assist with the elicitation and management of test requirements;
–    Ensures the readiness of the technical test environment;
–    Lead the analysis, design, implementation and execution of test cases;
–    Use preventative testing techniques such as peer reviews and walkthroughs including appropriate testing documentation;
–    Coordinate functional and user acceptance testing;
–    Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones;
–    Oversee all aspects of the test phase including change management;
–    Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED);
–    Maintain and enforce testing methodology (planning, preparing, executing, evaluating);
–    Ensure the traceability of all test cases and defects back to business requirements or required functionality;
–    Measure progress, monitors and reports on the status of the test initiatives against the plan and acceptance criteria;
–    Ensure quality and completeness of test deliverables;
–    Track and manage defects (including identification, assessment, prioritization, tracking, retesting);
–    Establish and ensure the ISED Problem Resolution Process is followed in identifying, tracking, reporting and resolving defects/issues
–    Identify and report the level of risk associated with unresolved issues, following escalation processes where required;
–    Communicate with senior management and stakeholders from a technological and non-technological perspective;
–    Allocate work to testers providing deadlines and support of issues;
–    Act as center of expertise in testing related issues;
–    Mentor junior testers to ensure QA process is followed;
–    Communicate with the QA and QC Testing Manager with weekly progress sessions;
–    Provide status reporting as requested; and
–    Other related test management duties.
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Dominique Holst at:
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you.*

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline April 30, 2017
Experience Required 10+ years
Job Duration 1 year
Education Required High School