IT Quality Assurance Specialist



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Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB T2P 3P8

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IT Quality Assurance Specialist

Manpower is currently seeking a IT Quality Assurance Specialist for one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, a Major Pipeline company, who ensures their employees get the most out of their employment located in the Edmonton, AB area.

Specific Accountabilities:

* Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans

* Develop, document and execute automated test scripts and manual test cases to address business and technical use cases

* Manage defects from identification to closure

* Proactively communicate with developers and business to resolve issues or questions pertaining to test creation or test execution

* Review and inspect work products like test strategies, requirements, designs, source code and various documents

* Assist in defining and implementing software test guidelines and standards

* Be an active participant in the overall team objectives and improvement initiatives

* Work with project managers and Quality Control supervisor to set schedules, priorities and goals

* Coordinate quality control related activities within multiple capital and operating projects.

*Work closely with other members of the Quality Control team to deliver quality control functions within the various teams

Education and Experience:

* Minimum 7 to 10 years of working experience in software development and/or performing quality control functions such as creating test plans and executing various levels of QC testing (unit, integration and system)

* Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience in a related field or industry

* Experience with shell scripting and windows scripting

* Practical experience and good understanding of buildservers, such as Jenkins.

* Experience with source code management tools such as SVN or Git

* Experience with test management and defect tracking tools such as TestRail and Jira

* Experience in developing high quality test plans and test cases

* Ability to accurately estimate task durations and meet schedules under changing conditions.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision in a fast paced development environment

* Working knowledge of OASyS, RTAP, or Cygnet SCADA systems

* Working experience in developing, integrating, maintaining or testing real-time pipeline applications or pipeline control systems

* Experience with Python, C#, .NET, or Java will be a great asset

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