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Quality Assurance Analyst
Information Technology Services
$31.56 – $36.58 per hour
37.5 hours per week
Executes the quality assurance function throughout the software development life cycle.
Identifies the standards or guidelines to be followed in developing the software product; develops test plans, performs reviews of code changes by Programmer Analysts.
Provides direction, advice and assistance to business users in the performance of User Acceptance Testing of the code changes.
Identifies and documents all defects found during testing by the incumbent or during User Acceptance Testing; works with business users and other ITS staff to have all anomalies corrected before approval is given for implementation into Production.
Assists business users in the set up and conduct of tests of new software; provides direction and guidance on the use of and access to the test environment.
Authorizes the implementation into Production of all code changes.
Identifies lack of compliance with standards and determines corrective actions.
Verifies that lifecycle documents prepared by the user, Business Analyst and Systems Analyst are prepared and kept current and consistent.
Tests the revised code to determine whether the changes satisfy the business users’ needs as documented in the business requirements and technical specifications documents.
Assists the Project Manager in identifying the standards or guidelines to be followed in developing the software products.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Computer Studies or Information Technology, or an equivalent education and experience.
Minimum eight years’ progressive experience as a Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst and/or Quality Assurance Analyst in Information Technology and experience in a software development environment.
Proven working knowledge with SQL, Oracle Forms, Oracle Designer and Report Builder in a Unix and/or Microsoft environment, including experience in the implementation of QA processes and procedures in a software development environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of QA techniques and methodologies, gained through certification or a combination of relevant education and experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Good technical writing, estimating, analytical, problem solving and creativity skills.
Strong planning and organizational skills; able to meet tight deadlines and changing priorities without compromising quality.
Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to work independently and as a team member of a project team.
Ability to learn new technologies and apply them in appropriate circumstances.
Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.