Quality Control Analyst

Posting Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: New Brunswick, CA Nova Scotia, CA Prince Edward Island, CA ON, CA NL, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

What makes us a different kind of employer?


As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians — and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.


Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do. When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.


Job Title: Quality Control Analyst
Department: Information Services – Technology
Competition: 87213
Internal/External: Both
Employment Type:        Full Time Permanent
Location: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario - Remote
Salary: Competitive Compensation and Benefits 
Reports To: Team Leader

Position Summary : 


As a Quality Assurance Tester, you will work with software developers, business analyst and test lead to understand and clarify requirements, design test scenarios, execute test cases, document test findings, and follow issues until they are resolved.


Key Responsibilities:

•    Analyze requirements
•    Provide estimates of the manual testing effort
•    Identify initial test scenarios
•    Review test scenarios with project stakeholders
•    Revise test scenarios based on input from project stakeholders
•    Assess product risk and prioritize the test cases accordingly
•    Define smoke tests for each build
•    Plan and define regression suite of tests
•    Identify candidates for test automation
•    Add detailed steps and test data requirements to defined test cases
•    Identify and set up any necessary test data
•    Execute smoke tests for each build
•    Assess the stability of builds based on smoke test results
•    Execute system test cases and record results
•    Communicate test results to the Test Lead
•    Identify and record descriptive defects, providing additional detail to facilitate problem resolution as needed
•    Validate defect fixes as they are provided


Security Clearance Requirement: In conjunction with our contract with the Federal Government, you will be required to have Reliability Status Clearance (Enhanced Level B) prior to your start date.  This includes; Fingerprinting, Criminal Record Check, Credit Check and you must have resided in Canada for at least 5 years and hold Permanent Resident or Citizenship Status.
Required Qualifications 

•    University degree or college diploma in Computer Science or similar program preferred.
•    3-5 years of experience in manual testing software applications on web-based, desktop, and mobile devices.
•    Knowledge of software development life-cycle methodologies
•    General understanding on ALM test management tool, JIRA
•    Working knowledge of quality assurance methods such as: unit, integration, regression testing
Core Competencies
Communication Skills: 
Good verbal and written communication skills and delivers information clearly and confidently. Demonstrates the ability to tailor information and delivery to suit the nature of the material, audience and situation
Execution and Organization Skills:
Ability to organize work and information in a well thought out manner to deliver on specific tasks and reporting deadlines. Exhibits high levels of energy and perseverance in the pursuit of established goals.
Knowledge: Proactively uses knowledge to improve process and procedures and acts to make amendments to the Quality assurance process.
Team Work:
Understanding of how the job contributes to the overall work unit and takes the initiative to help with problem situations. Ability to ask and receive feedback and enjoys working with people both as part of a team and one-on-one



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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