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Senior Analyst, Automation QA

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Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Kamloops, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Why you should work with us

 

At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Robust wellness program with free onsite yoga, bootcamp, running club and more
  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid Flexible Health and Dental plan for you and your family
  • Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Leadership and professional development programs


Why our Kamloops office rocks

 

The City of Kamloops offers a relaxed lifestyle with an abundance of recreational opportunities and a close-knit community of welcoming people. It has been home to the BCLC head office since 1985 and features:

  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free gym
  • Free parking and easy access to transit
  • Close proximity to parks, trails and other recreation amenities

 

Job Summary:

The Senior Analyst, Quality Assurance Automation identifies and mitigates risks associated with moving software and underlying infrastructure into production; identifies and capitalizes on automation opportunities with the aim of reducing manual functional testing. Acts as a trusted advisor by providing leadership, expertise, analysis and advice to internal and external stakeholders to enable the business to provide technical products and services efficiently and effectively.  

 

Accountabilities:

•    Develop and automate test cases that align to the test strategy  to ensure an effective risk based approach while validating the integrity of our systems   
•    Maintaining existing automation scripts to support changes
•    Executing existing automation against current projects and providing status reports on the results.
•    Proactively identifies automation opportunity and drives the implementation of these optimization opportunities. Lead performance test initiatives through exploration, development, execution and analyst.
•    Responsible for the creation and timely delivery of all QA artifacts.  
•    Coordinates internal and external testing resources and systems and data setups throughout the testing cycle and supervises external contractors working on his projects
•    Provides QA status and project end reports to the project and management groups
•    Proactively seeks out issue resolution by consulting with developers, vendors and project managers.
•    Mentors and develops junior team members
•    Continuously improves our shared QA processes and tool use and actively cooperates in cross departmental workgroups.
•    Responsible for Audit and Compliance.  This includes rules and responsibilities, procedures, detailed change information, meaningful and understandable details about the system and/or applications for which we are responsible.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience
•    University degree in a relevant discipline or a two-year college diploma supplemented by industry recognized professional courses 
•    Minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in an automation or performance testing environment, with at least three years at a senior level 
•    Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered 
•    ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certification is an asset.

 

Technical Requirements
•    Excellent interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation
•    Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills
•    Software integration experience. 
•    Vendor management experience
•    Sound understanding of the following tools:

  • Quality Centre
  • Quick Test Professional
  • Service Test
  • Load Runner
  • JMeter
  • JUnit

•    Experience in Information Systems: design, development, support and management
•    Demonstrated experience in business and process analysis and improvement
•    Object-oriented programming methodologies 
•    Experience writing database  queries 

  • Informix
  • Oracle
  • SQL Server
  • MySQL

•    Understanding of B.C. gaming industry an asset.

 

Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

 

 


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