QA Engineering Consultant (Senior)

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
Main location: Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax
Position ID: J0624-0834
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Are you looking to grow your Quality Engineering skills? Does improving process and quality through technology spark your interest? Does customer satisfaction provide you work satisfaction? 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!

At CGI, 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. All CGI 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.

Position Summary:
• Working as a professional IT consultant in the field of software testing for one of the Big Five (Canadian Banks).

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Perform requirements analysis and quality risk analysis
• Support creation of Test Strategies & Test Plans
• Develop and maintain test cases, automated scripts, and traceability matrices
• Facilitate the identification and preparation of test data
• Ensure quality processes are followed
• Execute system and integration test scripts
• Detect, log, and retest defects
• Participate and contribute to the Lessons Learned Sessions
• Participate in knowledge transition activities
• Communicate progress of testing activities to the team/test lead or directly to client
• Produce “client” and “internal” status reports
• Maintain a solid understanding of software testing best practices, methodologies, and terminologies
• Coach and mentor other members

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Business OR Diploma in IT and/or Business with equivalent IT experience
• 7+ years of testing experience
• Working experience with industry standard test management tools (ex. JIRA, Micro Focus ALM, etc.)
• Working experience with industry standard functional automation test tools (ex. Selenium, Micro Focus UFT, etc.)
• Working experience with industry standard API automation test tools (ex. Smartbear SoapUI, REST-Assured, ParaSoft SOATest, etc.)
• Experience working with industry standard mobile test tools (ex. Perfecto, Appium, etc.)
• Strong knowledge on Relational Database (RDBMS) concepts and advanced SQL
• Working knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
• Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact directly with Client Stakeholders, Senior Management, and/or our technology partners
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Positive attitude
• Requires the ability to build consensus and resolve interpersonal challenges
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members
• Demonstrate the ability to provide information and ideas in a clear, comprehensive, concise and organized manner
• Working experience of handling testing activities for Agile Project Deliveries (ex. Scrum, Kanban, etc.)" as the third bullet.
Nice to Have:
• ISTQB Certified Foundation Level (and/or other industry recognized testing certifications)
• Working experience in Canadian Banking
• Working experience with accessibility testing and tools (ex. JAWS, etc.)


  • Functional Testing
  • Selenium
  • Accessibility
  • Test Case / Script Development

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.