QE Automation/ SDET Lead

QE Automation/ SDET Lead

Company: TD

Date Posted: Oct 04, 2021
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Job Details

  • Location:
    Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Career Level:
  • Educational Requirement:
  • Apply Before:
    Oct 29, 2021

Job Description

• Lead test team in the delivery of test planning, test preparation and test execution activities in adherence to standards for system testing
• Responsible for all phases of testing for assigned projects or releases including (but not limited to) system integration testing, business acceptance testing, performance testing, operability testing, and deployment verification testing
• Manage creation, review and sign-off of testing documentation (e.g. test strategies, plans, schedule, cost estimates, test cases, dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure reports) for assigned area / projects and ensure all test artifacts adhere to testing standards and audit requirements
• Co-ordinate necessary and assigned testing resources to ensure project timelines and deliverables are met
• May analyze, develop, debug, execute and maintain complex manual/automated test cases within the testing environment
• Prioritize testing tasks based on goals and risks of projects and ensure testing milestones, activities and tasks are completed as scheduled
• Lead team in using test tools, defect tracking tools as per standards
• Ensure testing is conducted in a manner that does not impact the production environment (e.g. scheduling of file transmissions, etc.) and in accordance with established information security and information privacy policies and guidelines
• Chair the daily defect / status calls to ensure defects are documented and tracked and defect fixes are retested in timely manner and report the status of test planning, test execution and defects via. daily dashboard reporting to project team using standard test quality metrics
• Act as a consultant / resource to other areas of IT and the Business
• Lead relationships with project team members, offshore teams, third party vendors/ service partners, release teams and client areas as appropriate
• Build / maintain new or existing test environments; monitoring, trouble shooting, triaging issues and coordinating resolution with all technology partners. Co-ordinate code deployments, maintenance upgrades and project testing across numerous environments on various technology platforms.

• Ensure adherence to prescribed testing processes, and identify, assess and address risks
• Review escalated risks and issues, work with stakeholders to develop contingency plans, resolve risks, and escalate further as necessary
• Ensure all test artifacts adhere to testing standards and audit requirements and are stored in the project site; participate in audit reviews of test artifacts when required
• Manage testing activities and artifacts to ensure adherence to gating criteria and participate in gate reviews
• Understand and communicate testing impact of scope changes / project change requests to the project management team both from a timeline/cost and a risk perspective
• Ensure timely notification of issues/problems and make recommendations for issue/problem resolution to project team and resolve and/or escalate testing issues where required
• Track financial actuals against provided estimates and provide updated monthly forecasts to Project Manager
• Lead resource requirements for testing resources on a project / release
• May develop and maintain virtualized services, components and environments by using Service Virtualization tools to enable functional and non-functional testing
• May develop, debug, execute and maintain complex performance testing scripts using various performance testing tools

• 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.
• Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units;
• Coach new or less experienced colleagues and act as a reference for delivery lifecycle and testing methodology.
• Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team
• Provide insight, information and recommendations on industry trends and significant issues
• Promote and develop awareness of testing methodologies and standards
• Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep current with leading-edge technologies trends

• Works independently in a senior/lead role on a diverse range of tasks and may be relied upon to coach/ educate others
• Provides expert professional knowledge of testing methodology, best practices and processes (including but not limited to automation, performance and data management methodologies)
• Develops test plans and strategies and may lead test execution activities for projects of moderate to high complexity
• Identifies testing risks within projects and provides testing solutions/processes to mitigate the risks
• Generally reports to a Manager or Senior Manager

• Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate
• 5 – 7 relevant experience

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