Our Client in the Ontario Public Sector is looking for a Systems Tester on a 12 month support Business Intelligence projects Desirable Skills:Knowledge and experience in at least one programming language.Experience in the use of information retrieval packages.Knowledge and understanding of testing methods in an object-oriented environment.Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices.Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards.Experience planning and organizing testing efforts for both large and small systems.Experience coding automated test scripts to produce sets of automated test cases.Experience testing Commercial Off-the Shelf Applications (COTS).AdvantagesPayment every weekWorking in the Ontario Public SectorRQ02150 Long Term ContractResponsibilitiesProvides advice on the testing strategy, test plans, the selection of testing tools, and the identification of resources required for testing.Plans and organizes testing efforts for large systems in Graphical User Interface (GUI) and non-Graphical User Interface (GUI) environments, including the execution of systems integration tests, specialized tests, and user acceptance testing (e.g., stress tests).The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for the development of test plans, test scripts and test cases and executing these against the various components. The tester will work with the testing lead and IT lead of each project as well as the project team members in the analysis, design, development, implementation and ongoing support of the required systems.QualificationsExperience in planning, organizing and implementing testing efforts at the specified experience level.Knowledge of structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications.Knowledge and experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and data query tools to aid in the development of test cases.Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms.Experience executing functional tests, non-functional tests and systems level integration tests.Experience supporting user acceptance testing and participating in UAT activities.Experience with quality assurance principles, practices, tools and structured methodologies.Experience creating testing strategy documentation, test plans, test cases and test data for various types and phases of testing, including technical and business functional validation.Experience in quality assurance and testing, including unit testing, integration testing, load testing, performance testing, etc.Knowledge and experience in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle.Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills; verbal and written communication skills; and interpersonal skills.A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines.Knowledge of one or more automated testing tools.SummaryThe Senior Systems Testing/QA Specialist is required to work on Ministry initiatives supported by the branch. The successful candidate is to utilize leading industry best practices to develop test plans, documentation, and perform testing of database, ETL and web-based reporting tool across a range of applications. The resource will provide services for data collection projects under the direction of the Senior Technical Manager, Data Collection Projects team. The assignment entails working with managers, team leads, program analysts, and subject matter experts of the various ministries and Community Services I&IT Cluster throughout the engagement. The System Testing/QA Specialist will provide innovative solutions for the support tasks described below in this RFS.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.