Manual Tester

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Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0617-0848
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 in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team. For this opportunity we are looking for a Manual Tester who is a self-starter who will be working on a project team.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Proven analytical skills and experience in a large, complex business/organization;
• Proven testing skills and experience testing large complex system;
• Possess strong PL/SQL querying skills;
• Plan and coordinate all cycles of testing, including functional-level system tests as well as business scenario-based testing, to ensure proper test coverage while mitigating redundancy where possible;
• Facilitate the efficient resolution of issues, by providing initial triage for issue disposition (e.g. qualitative analysis to confirm whether an issue is a “defect” or an “enhancement”);
• Assist in the resolution of issues following disposition, including prioritization of defects and enhancements, in conjunction with the project leadership and following existing project change control processes (decision requests, change requests);
• Experience managing defect logging and resolution with a formal test management tool such as Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server;
• Assist in the collation and preparation of Test Exit Reports.
Required Level of Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience
• Industry recognized testing certification(s)
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

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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.

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