Are you looking for your next contract opportunity in Fredericton?Do you have the expertise as a QA Test Lead?Randstad is pleased to offer you this new and exciting CONTRACT requirement with our client for the position of:QA Test Lead-Start: ASAP-Estimated length: 8+ Month-Location: Halifax NSPLEASE NOTE: This requires you to be ONSITE in Halifax NSAdvantagesThis is an opportunity to work for a large employer with a solid reputation here Responsibilities• Leads the planning, monitoring, and control of the testing activities and tasks• In collaboration with other stakeholders, devises test objectives, organizational test policies, teststrategies and test plans, and other supporting documentation• Leads, guides and monitors the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases,test procedures and test suites utilizing cloud-based test management/defect managementtools• In conjunction with the vendor, oversees testing workshops, problem reporting, defectmanagement / tracking and documentation of functional and non-functional test results• Throughout the testing life cycle, schedule tests for execution then monitor, measure, controland report on test progress, product quality status and test results, adapting test plans andcompensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions• Management of integration, regression and system testing to detect software errors andvalidate that software is ready to be put in production• Leads user acceptance testing and coordination of acceptance testing with the project• During test execution, and as the project winds down, write summary reports on the status oftesting, including degree of completion and test results• Provide test status reports to project team, stakeholdersQualifications• 5 years of experience in software testing and quality assurance• Bachelor’s degree in business, IT/computer science or relevant work experience• Expertise in software development life cycle (SDLC), software testing life cycle (STLC), andquality assurance (QA) / quality control (QC) methodologies• Understands business processes in order to define and implement quality assurance strategies,define quality standards and indicators, and execute tests relevant to the business process• Hands-on experience with test management, defect management, and automated testing toolsand processes (e.g. SpiraTest)• Strong experience in black-box, white-box, functional, integration, smoke, and regression testing• Public utility industry experience and ERP Systems experience is highly preferred• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with adiverse group of executives, managers, staff and other subject matter experts• Results oriented and have a record of success in meeting deadlines• Eligible to work in Canada – others will not be consideredSummaryDo you have this experience? If you answer YES, then please apply IMMEDIATELY so we can then discuss your experience and interest in this opportunity!www.randstad.caRandstad TechnologiesCanada's largest provider of IT Staffing Solutions, offering hundreds of permanent and contract opportunities across all roles, levels and platforms. Our Web-based tools help you see and apply for jobs matched automatically to your skills and preferences. When you're ready to interview we meet with you in person to help you build the technology career path you've always wanted. Visit www.randstad.ca to get started!Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.