<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Senior Publishing Specialist]]> Senior Publishing Specialist - QA

Our  client in the financial sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Senior Publishing Specialist  to join  their  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

INTRODUCTION:

This is a team of 15 content publishers that maintain content on all of the banks sites, provide quality assurance, and publish for a few channels. They have a client-centered approach that builds relationships and improves sales and service through their targeted offers, ATM, web and mobile channels. Working in an agile based startup environment, the team is comprised of talent from across all verticals – banking, consulting, and technology, among others. They brainstorm and incubate ideas at Live Labs at MaRS Discovery District where they challenge each other to see the world through the eyes of the client, then build and test their way to success. And they have fun while they’ re doing it! Join a growing team of digital groundbreakers with the Bank of the Future. 

EVP (Employee Value Proposition): 
• Flexible hours, casual Fridays, summer hours (work an extra hour Mon-Thurs and get half day off on Friday)
• Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
• Competitive salary and banking benefits. 
• Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities.
• Opportunity to be involved in our events that help our communities.
• Click to learn more about Rewards & Recognition, Learning & Development, and Employee Community Involvement.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to): As a Senior Publishing Specialist, you will coordinate and build activities for  Testing and Publishing Dailies team. You will have ownership of a defined portfolio of sites and platforms and are responsible for approving the release of marketing initiatives, and base essential changes to the Online, ATM and Mobile platforms. 
• Regularly attend and represent team in production meetings, forecasting gaps or issues with requirements or scheduled timelines.
• Design tests and assist with variance analysis and problem resolution.
• Complete test cycles, including overtime coverage as required.
• Log and follow up on variances using guidelines for completeness and accuracy.
• Create and circulate build status updates to stakeholders / liaise with Intake team and Technology support team on a regular basis.
• Provide appropriate approvals and release builds to staging environments for deployment to production. 
• Isolate issues / outages to business applications or processes – conduct root cause analysis and provide regular reports to Publishing Manager.
• Assist in the administration of documentation on the team’ s knowledge repository.

QUALIFICATOINS:
• 3-6 years of experience in a Web production environment.
• 3-6 years of experience in Quality Assurance (Experience validating web pages a plus).
• Experience and understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS) or Web Content Management Systems (WCM or WCMS). 
• Problem solver able to perform root cause analysis that leads to timely resolutions 
• Understanding of W3C standards, and Windows and MacOS interface standards.
• Experience with Accessibility requirements testing (WCAG2.0).
• Understanding of user experience issues, and Internet design principles.
• Experience with defect tracking software, such as HP Quality Center or JIRA.
• Comfortable working in a team environment with minimal supervision.

TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
• Minimum 3 years QA experience
• Agile methodology experience
• Superior communications skills as there is a lot of interaction with other teams on a daily basis

TECHNOLOGY USED ON A DAILY BASIS:
• JIRA
• HPLM (MQC)

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
• Previous experience in a financial institution preferred.
• Experience validating web pages a plus
• Publishing experience is definitely preferred (content promotion experience/publishing experience)
• Mobile Banking
• Mobile Device
• Mobile Testing
• CST QB certification

SOFT SKILLS: 
• Coordination skills - the testing itself is not complicated - but piecing everything together is complex
• Problem solving - unlike large projects with lots of planning, things change here, plans change, ideas come into play, so this resource needs to be able to act on the fly, and adapt to the changes 
• Outgoing personality - this resource will be interacting with 10 different teams, each responsible for 1 aspect, all to get 1 item out the door - so they need to be outspoken and comfortable interacting with others
• Organization skills - to stay on top of changes and fixes required
• Think like an entrepreneur
• Can see through the client’ s eyes
• Love to challenge the status quo
• Have a passion for all things digital
• Understand that collaboration is necessary for success 
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
• Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or applicable work experience. 
• CST QB certification - huge bonus (Canadian Software Testing Quality Board)

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

 

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

 

GROUP/PROJECT INFO: 
This is a team of 15 content publishers that maintain content on all of the banks sites, provide quality assurance, and publish for a few channels. They have a client-centered approach that builds relationships and improves sales and service through their targeted offers, ATM, web and mobile channels. Working in an agile based startup environment, the team is comprised of talent from across all verticals – banking, consulting, and technology, among others. They brainstorm and incubate ideas at Live Labs at MaRS Discovery District where they challenge each other to see the world through the eyes of the client, then build and test their way to success. And they have fun while they’ re doing it! Join a growing team of digital groundbreakers with the Bank of the Future. 

EVP (Employee Value Proposition): 
• Flexible hours, casual Fridays, summer hours (work an extra hour Mon-Thurs and get half day off on Friday)
• Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
• Competitive salary and banking benefits. 
• Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities.
• Opportunity to be involved in our events that help our communities.
• Click to learn more about Rewards & Recognition, Learning & Development, and Employee Community Involvement.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to): As a Senior Publishing Specialist, you will coordinate and build activities for  Testing and Publishing Dailies team. You will have ownership of a defined portfolio of sites and platforms and are responsible for approving the release of marketing initiatives, and base essential changes to the Online, ATM and Mobile platforms. 
• Regularly attend and represent team in production meetings, forecasting gaps or issues with requirements or scheduled timelines.
• Design tests and assist with variance analysis and problem resolution.
• Complete test cycles, including overtime coverage as required.
• Log and follow up on variances using guidelines for completeness and accuracy.
• Create and circulate build status updates to stakeholders / liaise with Intake team and Technology support team on a regular basis.
• Provide appropriate approvals and release builds to staging environments for deployment to production. 
• Isolate issues / outages to business applications or processes – conduct root cause analysis and provide regular reports to Publishing Manager.
• Assist in the administration of documentation on the team’ s knowledge repository.

QUALIFICATOINS:
• 3-6 years of experience in a Web production environment.
• 3-6 years of experience in Quality Assurance (Experience validating web pages a plus).
• Experience and understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS) or Web Content Management Systems (WCM or WCMS). 
• Problem solver able to perform root cause analysis that leads to timely resolutions 
• Understanding of W3C standards, and Windows and MacOS interface standards.
• Experience with Accessibility requirements testing (WCAG2.0).
• Understanding of user experience issues, and Internet design principles.
• Experience with defect tracking software, such as HP Quality Center or JIRA.
• Comfortable working in a team environment with minimal supervision.

TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
• Minimum 3 years QA experience
• Agile methodology experience
• Superior communications skills as there is a lot of interaction with other teams on a daily basis

TECHNOLOGY USED ON A DAILY BASIS:
• JIRA
• HPLM (MQC)

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
• Previous experience in a financial institution preferred.
• Experience validating web pages a plus
• Publishing experience is definitely preferred (content promotion experience/publishing experience)
• Mobile Banking
• Mobile Device
• Mobile Testing
• CST QB certification

SOFT SKILLS: 
• Coordination skills - the testing itself is not complicated - but piecing everything together is complex
• Problem solving - unlike large projects with lots of planning, things change here, plans change, ideas come into play, so this resource needs to be able to act on the fly, and adapt to the changes 
• Outgoing personality - this resource will be interacting with 10 different teams, each responsible for 1 aspect, all to get 1 item out the door - so they need to be outspoken and comfortable interacting with others
• Organization skills - to stay on top of changes and fixes required
• Think like an entrepreneur
• Can see through the client’ s eyes
• Love to challenge the status quo
• Have a passion for all things digital
• Understand that collaboration is necessary for success 
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
• Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or applicable work experience. 
• CST QB certification - huge bonus (Canadian Software Testing Quality Board)
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Manager]]> Must Have: 

Hadoop 2yrs* 
Big Data 2yrs* 
Test exp 10yrs* 
ETL (ingestion / extraction) 7yrs* 
Data warehouse 10yrs* 
ETL tool testing like informatica 7yrs* 
Unix/Linux 7yrsw* 
Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design 10yrs* 
QA methodologies 7yrs* 
SDLC 7yrs* 
HP ALM 7yrs* 
Microsoft suite 10yrs* 





The program requires an experienced Test Manager to assist the QA team with coordinating, writing and execution of project level QA activities. These activities include but not limited to the analysis of requirements, test plans/test cases development, coordination and execution of functional, integration, regression testing for different stages/releases of the project. 

Job Description/Accountabilities:

 
• In depth knowledge of quality assurance concepts and strong core experience in various phases and types of testing including functional, integration, regression, and performance testing 
• Advanced knowledge of Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design techniques for initiatives ranging from moderate to high complexity 
• Experience in the delivery of System, SIT, BAT, Automation, Performance Testing, Operability Testing (SDLC, AGILE) 
• Experience in Creation, review and sign-off of testing documentation (e.g. test strategies, plans, schedule, cost estimates, resource planning, test cases, dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure for assigned area/projects. 
• Manage a team of Test Leads and Test Analysts (onshore and offshore) that are aligned to multiple lines of Business 
• Accountable for all phases of testing for projects including System Testing (ST) / System Integration Test (SIT) 
• Manage onshore and offshore test teams in the delivery of Test Planning, Test Preparation, Test Execution scheduling and Testing execution activities in adherence to standards for System Testing (ST), System Integration Testing (SIT), Automation Testing and Performance testing 
• Primary liaison for testing resources and business participants on business acceptance tests and PAT testing phase as required. 
• Manage creation, review, delivery, maintenance and sign off of testing documentation (e.g. testing KPIs and SLAs, test strategies, test plans, test schedule, Testing project budget, test cases, QC dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure reports) 
• Strong knowledge of testing methodology within SDLC 
• Experience in coordination of End to End test activities not limited to System, SIT, BAT, Performance Testing, 
• Experience in identifying root cause analysis /decision making ability to review defects severity aligned to technology vs business goals. Can also act as Defect coordinator 
• Experience performing risk based testing approach with identified defects 
• Provide technical assistance to the test team, in creation/review/maintaining test data required for E2E test flow. 
• Advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint 
• Proficient in HP ALM testing tool 
• Strong documentation skills as well as written and verbal communication skills 
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
• Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities 
• Able to oversee test activities as assigned and ensure resources have thorough understanding of how to optimize test activities across projects in order to achieve optimum use of test resources and execution cycles 
• Experienced in Enterprise Customer Information Management (ECIM) domain 
• Review System Requirements and System Design Documents to review test cases with detailed steps and expected results with a high degree of accuracy 
• Assist in defining Test Data and Test Environment Requirements 
• Participate in or develop test strategies/plans for medium to high complexity projects 
• Create Traceability Matrix and have walkthrough of test cases and scenarios with BA and technology team 
• Adhere to prescribed Testing processes 
• Provide support to Business Teams for Business Testing as required 
• Build relationships and work collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve variance from product/application specifications
• Prioritize and manage own workload in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines 
• Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest 
• Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team 
• Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units 
• Establish effective relationships across multiple business and technology partners, program and project managers 
• Experience identify the areas of test / reusability to automate test scripts 

Qualifications/Skills/Experience: 

• Strong know ledge of Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design techniques for initiatives ranging from moderate to high complexity 
• Advanced knowledge of testing, software development life cycle, QA methodologies, configuration management, defect tracking systems and automated test tools 
• Provides leadership, project management and testing co-ordination 
• Manages defect management / resolution process and acts as the primary contact on projects 
• Advanced technical knowledge, analytical skills and strong working knowledge of Hadoop / Big Data and ETL 
• Knowledge of Hadoop Ecosystem & SQL server. Hands on experience with ingestion / extraction 
• Knowledge of Hive, Pig tool, Sqoop, oozie, Podium (good to have) 
• Knowledge of data warehouse projects, Data Masking, Data Integration, Data Mapping 
• ETL - experience with ETL tool testing like informatica/datastage/QuerySurge 
• Proficient with SQL and well-formed understanding of data, data modeling, data mining and ETL processes 
• Define and establish Data Quality standards for the data driven implementations on Hadoop platform and SQL Server. 
• Knowledge of Unix/Linux system. 
• Identifies testing risks and coordinates test environment 
• Writes scripts and scenarios per QA methodology 
• Builds relationships and works collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve problems 
• Sound understanding and working knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle 
• Proficient in HP ALM testing tool 
• Proven experience of participation in multi-platform Integration Projects 
• Proficient knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint 
• Sound understanding of the underlying technologies, infrastructure and business continuity planning for the applications supported 
• General knowledge of Bank and technology standards (e.g., infrastructure, architecture, processes, applications) 
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment 
• Ability to work in teams as well as independently with little supervision 
• Experience with information technology, data and systems management 
Specific Education Requirements: 
• University or college or equivalent work experience 
• Candidates who do not meet the education requirements but have experience in Quality Assurance Testing will be considered
   
 
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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Test Analyst]]> Our client is seeking an intermediate QA Test Analyst for a 12 month contract in downtown Toronto. The successful candidate will be involved in an ongoing project that is designed to streamline payment processes  in the transportation vertical.

Mandatory Skills / Certification:
  • University degree/College Diploma in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience testing multi-layer architectural applications and complex systems.
  • Understanding of automated fare collection concepts used in public transportation.
  • Experience in testing of financial transactions and reconciliation processes: credit and debit card processing, open payments, Fare Media and associated standards.

Other Skills / Certification:
  • Extensive experience in assessing and reviewing business and system requirements - requirement analysis, verification, traceability, gap analysis, risks.
  • Extensive experience in testing of complex enterprise and/or industrial applications including functional, non-functional and system integration testing using requirements traceability and coverage analysis
  • Proficient in database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access)
  • Knowledge of network and data communication protocols
  • Interface Validation: automated data file parsing and analysis using Perl or Shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with concepts of Device Environmental Standards (EN 60950, EN 50155) for electronic equipment is highly desired
  • Understanding QA processes based on CMMI and/or ISO standards.
  • Knowledge of various testing methodologies (waterfall, V-model, Agile)
  • Proven problem-solving skills to identify, validate and verify system and software application issues using defect management tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for knowledge exchange and transfer
  • Certified CSTE/CSQA would be an asset

 
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Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Test Analyst]]> Our client is seeking an intermediate QA Test Analyst for a 12 month contract in downtown Toronto. The successful candidate will be involved in an ongoing project that is designed to streamline payment processes  in the transportation vertical.

Mandatory Skills / Certification:
  • University degree/College Diploma in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience testing multi-layer architectural applications and complex systems.
  • Understanding of automated fare collection concepts used in public transportation.
  • Experience in testing of financial transactions and reconciliation processes: credit and debit card processing, open payments, Fare Media and associated standards.

Other Skills / Certification:
  • Extensive experience in assessing and reviewing business and system requirements - requirement analysis, verification, traceability, gap analysis, risks.
  • Extensive experience in testing of complex enterprise and/or industrial applications including functional, non-functional and system integration testing using requirements traceability and coverage analysis
  • Proficient in database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access)
  • Knowledge of network and data communication protocols
  • Interface Validation: automated data file parsing and analysis using Perl or Shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with concepts of Device Environmental Standards (EN 60950, EN 50155) for electronic equipment is highly desired
  • Understanding QA processes based on CMMI and/or ISO standards.
  • Knowledge of various testing methodologies (waterfall, V-model, Agile)
  • Proven problem-solving skills to identify, validate and verify system and software application issues using defect management tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for knowledge exchange and transfer
  • Certified CSTE/CSQA would be an asset

 
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Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Tester]]> Our client is in the business of developing, licensing, operating and maintaining electronic skill games, raffle, pull-tab systems and associated software. They  are currently looking for a Tester.

As a Quality Assurance Tester  you are expected to have the ability to create and/or follow test scripts, have high level of attention to details and prior experience with bug tracking tools. Some experience with SQL Management Studio is necessary

Familiarity with Casino games is also necessary and experience in casino gaming test procedures is a plus.

Testing includes not only the games developed by the company but also  gaming peripherals, such as printers, bill validators, etc.
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Automation Engineer]]> Looking for Automation Engineer  who has a infrastructure testing skill set and experiences including both functional and non-functional. ie.  Kitchen and chef, right scale and Ruby etc. 
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0