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Quality Analyst

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary: $36.79/Hourly
Temp Duration: 12 Months
Posting End Date: Open until filled

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, documents and executes step-by-step test cases, testing strategies and user acceptance test plans based on the software requirements elicited by business analysts, developers, or other IS groups.
  • Performs risk analysis to best prioritize workload and test scenarios and executes according to plan.
  • Analyzes test plans and cases, and creates accurate test time estimations which supports the QA Manager’s ability to manage resources and meet project deadlines.
  • Develops and maintains procedures, templates and guidelines to ensure consistent testing procedures and that testing standards are met for audit and compliance purposes.
  • Delivers testing updates and maintains clear communication of defects with developers or other IS groups through well-written documentation.
  • Follows standards in accordance with company policy and regulation (SOX, etc.)
  • Analyzes release notes, feature specifications and enhancement lists, identifies test objectives and creates/executes custom test scripts with an understanding of impact to business.
  • Finds, reproduces, isolates, identifies, reports and tracks issues/bugs/defects through various methods.
  • Creates, maintains and executes the product testing plans required throughout the software's lifecycle.
  • Pursues and maintains up-to-date knowledge of the company’s infrastructure systems and applications.
  • Manages automated testing tools, and performs automated test scripts as required.
  • Conducts post release verification following a production deployment.
  • Learns new technologies, applications and seeks ways to improve workflows and testing processes to best support quality within FortisBC IS.
  • Maintains, upgrades and enhances test documents as needed due to requirements changes, and new information.
  • Performs other duties of a minor nature related to the above responsibilities, which do not affect the evaluation of the job.
  • Travel to various operating units as required in support of company and departmental objectives.

Requirements

  • Two year technical Diploma in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or Business Administration (with an IT emphasis).
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience with testing including writing test plans/cases/ strategies, executions of tests and issues tracking
    • Experience with applications used by FortisBC, such as SAP, Customer Information Systems (CIS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Mobile Workforce Management (MWFM) and Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) is an asset.
  • Good understanding of the STLC & review process, various testing concepts (e.g. Functional, Usability, Availability, Performance), methodologies and industry-standard best practices
  • Proficient with computer systems and related programs including Microsoft Office, Access, SharePoint, and Visio.
  • Experience with applications such as SAP, Customer Information Systems (CIS), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Mobile Workforce Management (MWFM) and Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) is an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to properly document issues/enhancements and work directly with other areas of the business to ensure resolution.
  • Understanding of basic Waterfall and Iterative project management concepts
  • Strong investigation and analytical skills, utilizing both black and grey box testing.
  • Strong attention to detail with focus on ensuring the delivery of high quality accurate and reliable data.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to multi-task deadline-driven tasks
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Understanding of querying using SQL, and experience with automated testing experience, as well as with project tracking software (ex. JIRA) would be considered assets.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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