Test Manager

CGI-experience the commitment

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Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0717-1982
Employment Type: Full Time


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 38 years of 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.

Are you a Senior Testing professional with a desire to hone your Technical skills continuously? Do you have a good mix of both Manual & Automation testing experience? Do you want to grow horizontally & vertically within CGI? Do you like new challenges everyday? If your answer to all of these questions is a "yes" & if you want to be a part of our ever growing Testing Practice in Atlantic Canada, this is your chance!

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Manage credit cards application testing, interface with Client application owners & corresponding Development Teams
•Act as a test subject matter expert on the Banking domain, specifically for credit card applications, guiding & mentoring Team members from CGI as well as the Client’s Team
•Manage all activities of the Testing Team, including work allocations, test planning, design, execution & defect triage
•Participate & lead discussions around what tests can be automated vs. what cannot
•Perform requirements analysis and quality risk analysis
•Develop or assist in developing strategic/tactical testing deliverables
•Identify, develop, and document test conditions/scenarios and traceability matrix(ces)
•Perform test analysis and design
•Identify and prepare test data, and Manage Test data for the duration of the project
•Assign tasks and assignments to test team members
•Monitor and manage completion of assigned testing scope and deliverables
•Ensure quality processes are followed
•Execute testing cycle activities as defined in the test plan
•Identify, log, and follow-up on all defects encountered
•Perform additional system testing-related activities, as required
•Communicate progress of testing activities to the client stakeholders
•Produce “client-facing” and “CGI-internal” status reports, as required
•Participate in lessons learned reviews
•Participate in pertinent team training activities
•Maintain solid understanding of software testing best practices, methodologies and terminology
•Act as a mentor for test team members and provide performance feedback

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

•Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and/or Business ... or...
•Diploma in IT and/or Business with equivalent IT experience
•Industry recognized testing certification(s)

Must Have Skills and Experience
•Minimum 7+ yrs working in Software Testing, Quality Assurance
•Minimum 5+ yrs working in progressive Business/IT Sector
•Minimum 5+ yrs working knowledge of the banking space
•Minimum 3+ yrs testing credit card applications on banking environments
•Minimum 4+ yrs of prior leadership experience & leading test teams
•Minimum 2+ yrs of knowledge transfer work experience
•Minimum 4+ yrs working with HP ALM and/or similar Test management tools
•Minimum 5+ yrs working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Nice to Have Skills and Experience
•Experience on Test automation using Selenium, QTP, Parasoft SOAtest would be a great plus
•Experience testing Web Services

Soft Skills
•Excellent communication skills with the ability to represent the Testing Team on all Client Senior Management meetings, stake holder meetings
•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
•Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization
•Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members

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.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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.


  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • Quality Assurance/QA Strategy
  • Test Case / Script Development
  • Test Management
  • Test Planning & Implementation
  • Test Strategies
  • Banking
  • Leadership
  • Quality Centre
  • Testing Environments

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