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Quality Assurance Lead (58183037)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Quality Assurance
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_58183037
Posted: August 01,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Quality Assurance Lead
 
Quality Assurance Lead (58183037)
 
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Developing and implementing a new QA framework consisting of relevant guidelines, procedures, standards, policies, and processes all of which need to be anchored in reasonable "good practices"
• Defining and utilizing QA metrics and key performance indicators to evaluate how the quality management program is doing
• Championing the adoption of the new QA framework within the organization by training and motivating both the Management Team and Staff
• Actively participating in various established processes such as Change Management and Project Gating to ensure compliance with the QA Framework
• Review, research and develop QA competencies across the Enterprise IT organization and 2 of 7
• ensure on-going talent acquisition, training and skills development
• Proactively monitoring progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate to ensure that the QA Framework delivers value according to senior management stakeholder timelines
• Initiate extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the implementation are identified or issues arise
• Ensure that the appropriate knowledge transfer and training is given to the appropriate client staff to enable effective sustainment of the new QA Framework and related implementation
• Ensure QA best practices are appropriately researched and utilized
• Other duties as needed to fulfil the overall goals of the engagement
 
Required Qualifications/Experience
 
• 7+ years' experience demonstrating the ability to successfully drive QM change initiatives within large organizations
• 7+ years' experience applying QM (both Assurance and Control) best practices throughout all aspects of the Solution Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
• 7+ years' experience establishing and leveraging various methodologies, frameworks, and approaches such as Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, PMBOK, SAP ASAP, Kimball, ITIL v3, and CMMI
• 5+ years' experience defining metrics, gathering data and producing dashboard reports to articulate the performance of QM Initiatives, QA processes, and QC activities to senior executives
• 7+ years' experience working with a variety of software development and test tools, preferably HP Quality Centre and HP Application Lifecycle Management Suite
• Proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
• Extensive knowledge of all facets of software testing (both functional and non-functional testing including performance, security, and accessibility)
• Experience working with various data visualization platforms, systems, and tools
• Demonstrated ability to persuade teams and organization to adopt new or change existing solution delivery practices within a large organization
• Software Testing and/or PMP certifications are an asset
 
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
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