Posted July 04, 2018

QA Analyst (part-time)

Location: Winnipeg
Job ID: 1517
Employment Type: Contract

People are our passion. People are our profession. 

Since 2010, SIGnature Recruiting has been pairing exceptional people with short-term contracts and long-term careers in Vancouver’s flourishing IT industry.  We are specialists in IT Recruiting and pride ourselves in making valuable contributions to our clients and candidates. 

Are you a QA Analyst who loves data and has experience with Context Driven Testing methodology?  Our client is a technology company which has the financial backing of a well-established, well-connected parent company.  We love this company because each team member can make a significant impact, and because they like to hire smart, engaged people.

Our client has asked for our help in looking for a QA Analyst on a part-time basis for a 3+ month contract to work with a remote team and to help launch a new version of their platform.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:

  • You will be providing context based test strategy, approach and techniques that best fit the new platform
  • You will be performing functional testing via the user interface, data related queries (using SQL and a few other tools) and possibly some automated testing at a later stage
  • You are responsible for logging and managing bugs
  • You will recommend any tips and tactics that can be used to improve things along the way
  • You will investigate any weak points or bugs in the new platform
  • You will learn the business via requirements
  • You will communicate via status updates and reports, asking and answering questions
  • You will work closely with developers and the project manager

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • You have 3+ years of enterprise applications testing experience
  • You have 5+ years of experience developing and executing test plans
  • You take a context based approach to deciding what to test and how
  • You’re comfortable working with data, using SQL queries
  • You communicate well with both technical and non-technical folks
  • You communicate well across email, slack and on the phone
  • You are a good self-learner and are willing to learn new systems
  • You have proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • You have excellent attention to detail
  • You work well within a team
  • You manage your time well and can handle multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • You understand the business, technology and functionality
  • You are good at concise, efficient and effective documentation
  • You are intelligent and creative, and work with a high level of integrity

If you would like to explore this position further, please apply now!

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