Ontario Public Sector Jobs – APPLICATION TESTER

Website Treasury Board Secretariat

Job Description:

The Treasury Board Secretariat is seeking an experienced Application Systems Tester with a proven track record of building and testing high quality applications.

To provide project leadership, business and technical expertise for the planning, conduct and execution of tests for all changes to the enterprise and corporate applications and related systems and processes. To provide test automation and application-testing expertise to ensure all systems meet functional specifications before being promoted into production and to ensure the integrity and reliability of databases and recommend modification to application testing activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design test automation techniques and identify and resolve defects in test automation setup.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of the Integration and Regression Phase of the systems development lifecycle for the testing of all changes to the enterprise and corporate applications systems.
  • Provide technical and business expertise and advice on all aspects of application testing to operations staff, business analysts, system designers and developers.
  • Create and execute test cases, report and track defects.

Job Requirements:

  • You have knowledge of the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and end to end digital accessibility testing.
  • You can identify, define and design all test scripts and test cases, and determine technical requirements for the planning and implementation of testing projects.
  • You have the ability to assess the severity and risk of defects, distinguish between false positives, and offer remediation advice and propose solutions.
  • You have knowledge of quality assurance activities with various software development methodology such as waterfall and agile.
  • You can document and report complex findings from testing projects.
  • You can plan and lead external service providers responsible for conducting testing projects.
  • You can provide specialized technical expertise and business advice on all aspects of application testing to operations staff, business analysts, system designers and developers.
  • You have the ability to develop, execute, and maintain the functional and regression testing scripts and development.
  • You can develop technical methods, practices, techniques and tools for use in systems testing.

Qualification & Experience:

  • You have experience with Agile tools such as JIRA and Confluence and knowledge of DevOps QA practices.
  • You have experience with various testing tools such as JAWS, Compliance Sheriff, WAVE, NVDA, Colour Contrast Analyzer, and others.
  • You have experience with CI/CD pipelines such as Drone CI, Jenkins and Bamboo and experience with version control and associated software – Git, GitHub, SourceTree or similar tools.
  • You have experience in, automated testing using Codeception, Selenium or similar, manual testing, and assistive techniques.
  • You have experience/understanding in testing API’s and web service technologies (i.e., REST, SOAP).
  • You have experience in any of Scripting languages like PHP/Python/Java and others.

Job Details:

Company: Treasury Board Secretariat

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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