Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Job at Aviso Wealth – Vancouver, BC

Aviso Wealth:
At Aviso Wealth, we are dedicated to improving the financial well-being of Canadians. As a leading wealth management organization, we are committed to service, partnership, and innovation. Working with talented and energetic professionals who exemplify our values every day, you will quickly notice that our people and dynamic culture sets Aviso Wealth apart. If you are looking for interesting and challenging work, at a company committed to its people, find out more about what Aviso Wealth has to offer at www.aviso.ca.

The Opportunity:
We’re looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer to join our IT team.

Reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance the Senior Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for implementation and integration of quality principles and promoting it to the stakeholders within the project. The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will have a thorough understanding of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and Test Methodologies.

Who you are:
Service – You consider both internal and external stakeholders and demonstrate intent of understanding and putting the clients’ needs first. You advocate service excellence and work to deliver solutions that meet the needs. You proactively develop strategic partnerships that allow Aviso Wealth to become a trusted advisor and partner

Execution – You are committed to achieving your goals and to succeed. This includes focusing on “getting things done”, as well as recognizing and taking advantage of opportunities as they arise. You are consistently looking for ways to improve your personal best and see value in continuous improvement. You take accountability for your actions and learn from mistakes

Collaboration – You work collaboratively with others with the common goal of driving positive results. Making meaningful contributions to your team to achieve organizational goals is a priority. You proactively encourage collaboration, build trust and inclusion, and work to establish effective relationships both inside and outside of the organization

What your day looks like:
Lead test planning, execution and ensure overall quality of internal project and third party vendor application releases

Create and manage detailed test plans, test cases and scripts that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications

Design, develop and execute test automation scripts

Participate in business requirements review, provide suggestions, identify risks

Perform various tests including functional, regression, performance, integration testing of internal/external projects and web/mobile native applications on a wide range of browsers and mobile devices; Analyze performance and load tests and compare with benchmarks with a focus on improving the user experience

Investigate production issues focusing on back end testing using database queries and analyzing log files, xml configs, IIS configuration, etc.

Planning and preparation of test data and data validation and identify data integrity trends and recommend procedure changes to prevent recurrence

Ensure newly implemented system features or enhancements meets user needs as documented in specifications delivered by third party vendors and other internal projects

Coordinate release verification activities including release stabilization, user acceptance testing and production testing

Ensure continued integrity of existing production systems, includes maintaining and tracking defects and fixes, documentation of information

Collaborate with business testers, business analysts, project managers and developers to ensure proper testing of all applications during releases and hot fixes

Communicate and provide project status reports on test progress, test results, risks and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management

Supports and mentors junior QAs in testing and QA processes including best practices, preparation of test strategies, test data, test environment, scope a project, measure quality of the requirements/gap analysis and estimate testing needs and ensures calculations are fully understood by all stakeholders

Conduct walkthrough, presentations to the project stakeholders and the QA team members of new features/functionality as well as changes to existing functionality

Monitors and communicates testing quality matrix such as defect, defect counts, test results, test status, traceability matrix to control the requirements coverage and test execution status, Quality of Process, Quality of Requirements within the project team

Monitors the quality management dashboards of the project and provide the visibility on the quality of the project


Your experience and skills:
University/College degree in Information technology or a related field

QA Designation from accredited organization is an asset

5 – 6 years’ experience in Testing and Quality Management

Strong foundation in quality assurance methodologies, procedures and system testing best practices

Strong knowledge of SQL query language and scripting for automation

Strong knowledge of defect tracking systems such as Jira, BR-Track, Bugzilla

Direct hands-on experience working with performance testing and test case automation tools such as Katalon

In depth knowledge of testing concepts, phases, and types of testing

In addition, this individual should have working experience in testing mobile native and web applications on a wide range of mobile devices

This individual will have strong background in the Waterfall / Agile QA processes from start of testing lifecycle to integration to production deployment to smoke testing

Fluent communication skills in English are required and bilingual skills in French are an asset


Why Aviso Wealth?

At Aviso Wealth, you will find a dynamic and inclusive culture that rewards innovation and celebrates success.

Here are a few things that set us apart:
Competitive compensation package that rewards and recognizes individual contributions

Excellent health, dental and insurance benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees

Generous vacation time, fitness benefit, parental leave top-up options

Matching contributions to our retirement program

Commitment to the continuous improvement of our staff through learning & development and an education assistance program

Regular social events to foster teamwork

Equal Employment Opportunity

Aviso Wealth welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs in all stages of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

No recruiters or agencies, please.

Company Overview:
Aviso Wealth is a national, integrated financial services company, with over $100 billion in assets under administration and management. Aviso Wealth is owned by Credit Union Centrals, The Co-operators / CUMIS and Desjardins. Our MFDA-regulated dealer, full-service IIROC-regulated brokerage, and insurance dealer support thousands of financial advisors at credit unions across Canada. Our award-winning online brokerage, Qtrade Direct Investing, and our digital advice platform, VirtualWealth, give Canadians flexible choices for building their wealth. Our asset manager, NEI Investments, is a Canadian leader in Responsible Investment funds and portfolios, which are available through a national network of advisors. Aviso Wealth also provides custodial services and introducing broker services to independent financial organizations, including banks, trust companies, insurance companies, investment dealers, portfolio managers and financial planning firms. We have operations in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal with a regional office in Winnipeg. More information about Aviso Wealth is available at www.aviso.ca.

About the Company

Company: Aviso Wealth –

Company Location:  Vancouver, BC

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