Associate Software Tester
City : Toronto, Canada
Category : Enterprise Operations
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - OTPP
Associate Software Tester
The Associate Software Tester is analyzing, testing and implementing new applications or improvements to current applications and systems in Member Services.
Who you'll work with
You will work closely with our Member Services team to ensure our applications and enhancements are completed efficiently. In this role, you will work independently or within a team to develop and test an application based on user requirements.
What you'll do
Develops automation and analytical methods and processes to improve and ensure the reliability and quality of new and existing products
Directly participates in test plan development; automation software development, and test plan execution, results analysis, root cause identification, and reporting
Impact Analysis of plan or policy changes on test cases in regression or other testing tools
Analyzes failure reports and makes recommendations to improve product reliability and quality
Works independently to maintain, modify, and enhance existing quality methods & processes
Assists in the evaluation of quality standards, making recommendations for improvement.
Provides input in crafting modular test scripts
Understands object-oriented designs and methodologies (i.e. inheritance, encapsulation, aggregation, components and interfaces)
Execute both automated and interactive testing on desktop applications and web technologies
Use database tools such as iSeries, Cognos and Microsoft Access to understand the OTPP data model
General technical knowledge of operating systems, web pages, graphics etc.
Knowledge of database structures
Track and prioritize application problems with project managers
Write clear, accurate and concise documentation
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with considerable degree of independence as well as a team member
Flexibility and ability to lead testing requirements for projects with pre-set limits; ability to prioritize multiple work assignments successfully
Able to learn new business rules quickly and adapt these into reliable effective tests
Ability to adapt testing practices with new technology
What you'll need
A bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, Computer Science or equivalent discipline
Solid understanding of the OTPP Plan or related pension rules is helpful
Experience with automation tools (TestNG, Selenium)
Experience with Test Plans and documentation
Familiarity with Object-oriented methodologies
Experience with Agile SDLC methodologies is an asset
Knowledge of relational databases
Experience with GUI application testing
What we’re offering
Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
Guaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
Competitive time off
Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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Flexible / Hybrid working environment
At Ontario Teachers', we are a globally minded organization and take pride ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflects and celebrates diversity of thought, background and experience.
If you require an accommodation for the application, recruitment or interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to apply
Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Submit your resume through our career portal www.otpp.com/careers Apply today!
We thank you for applying, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted. You are required to be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.
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