Automation Test Lead - Selenium, SOAtest

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Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J1217-0427
Employment Type: Full Time


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Position Description:

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.

We're expanding our Financial Services Sector in Atlantic Canada and if you want to be part of an exciting environment focused on Digital Transformation, using new age tools & cutting edge Technologies for one of our largest Financial Clients then we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead and own all technical testing activities and services related to sizable application(s) and
associated projects
• Act as a test subject matter expert for techncal solutions and functional areas - especially on
Selenium, Web Services (REST)
• Act as a hands on Test Lead working on automated test scripts & perform Team Lead
• Design & develop test automation frameworks using Selenium, Parasoft SOAtest
• Develop or assist in developing strategic/tactical testing deliverables such as Test Strategies
& Plans across multiple lines of business
• Perform requirements analysis and quality risk analysis
• Perform high-level and detailed test estimates
• Accountable for monitoring and reporting test progress & status to CGI/Client project
management & executive stakeholders
• Oversee the development of automated/manual test cases, test conditions/scenarios and
traceability matrix(ces) for multiple teams
• Lead and coach junior team members on Test automation & Testing processes
• Oversee the identification and preparation test data
• Manage tasks and assignments to team members
• Monitor and manage completion of assigned testing scope and deliverables
• Ensure quality processes are followed
• Facilitate and run defect triage meetings for multiple initiatives
• Communicate progress of testing activities to the Client Test Manager/Test Lead or directly
to client stakeholders
• Produce internal and client facing status reports, as required
• Perform additional system testing-related activities, as required
• Participate in and facilitate lessons learned reviews
• Responsible for pertinent team training activities
• Collaborate with client team to collect, create, present, maintain, and store knowledge assets
• Maintain solid understanding of software testing best practices, methodologies and
• Act as a mentor for the team members on Testing processes

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Level of Education:
• Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and/or Business
• Industry recognized testing certification(s)

Must Have Skills and Experience:
• Minimum 8+ yrs working in Software Testing, Quality Assurance
• Minimum 5+ yrs leading test teams
• Minimum 2+ yrs working within Agile Development Model
• Minimum 2+ yrs working on projects in the banking domain
• Minimum 6+ yrs working with HP ALM and/or Quality Center
• Minimum 4+ yrs of hands on working experience on Selenium
• Minimum 3+ yrs working with Web services Testing using SOAP UI or Parasoft

Nice to Have Skills and Experience:
• Working experience in Selenium
• Working experience in Mainframe, TSYS, TRIAD

Soft Skills:
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong written and oral and comprehension communication skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexibility, self-motivated, and has the ability to give and receive feedback
• Ability to working effectively and collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
• Able to multitask effectively
• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
• Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team member

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.


  • Functional Testing
  • Test Case / Script Development
  • Quality Centre
  • Banking
  • Quality Assurance/QA Strategy
  • Agile / Collaborative Method
  • Mainframe
  • QuickTest Pro
  • Selenium
  • Testing Environments

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