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Manager, Quality Assurance (Hybrid)

Ottawa, Canada | MD Financial Management

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Quality Assurance
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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Is this role right for you?



  • Direct and guide project test teams to ensure the timely delivery of quality products/ functions consistent with the business needs and priorities of Wealth management and Alternate Delivery Channels.

  • Manage testing for assigned application systems by reviewing and evaluating requirements and design documentation, developing test strategies, approving the preparation of comprehensive test documentation, overseeing daily testing activities and monitoring the ongoing progress of testing.

  • Develop Work Estimates and Test Strategies of projects to ensure business requirements and design documents are adequately covered from Scope and Delivery perspective.

  • Review code implementation strategies to avoid risks during Production delivery; review code changes during testing for implications on overall test plans; approve code promotes.

  • Appraise outstanding issues impacting the promotion of code to the Production environment and provide direction to minimize associated risks.

  • Approve test evaluations and authorize recommendations for promotion of code to the Production environment to ensure the highest quality of service in the delivery of Wealth Management initiatives.

  • Evaluate the performance of immediate subordinates through daily monitoring, regular staff meetings, quarterly reviews of objectives versus accomplishments and annual performance appraisals.

  • Manage the coordination of day to day testing efforts for assigned application systems and project testing efforts with other testing personnel, end users, technical support and development areas.

  • Review planned activities for future initiatives, participate in forward-planning sessions and identify/ resolve conflicts between initiatives.

  • Troubleshoot when problems arise and contribute to their resolution in a hands-on manner when necessary.

  • Maintain a thorough and current comprehension ofSystems, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) code configuration and connections, environmental resources, code delivery processes and rapidly advancing Business System and technological changes.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?



  • Experience with Integrated system testing and End to End test phases on how to plan, coordinate and deliver. Plan test strategies and schedules in accordance with project scope or delivery dates

  • You have an understanding of change process and related systems/ technology to deliver code to UAT servers and the ability to assess the risk and impact of the changes.

  • Good knowledge of developing SQL queries, ETL testing and data validation

  • Experience and Knowledge in Java/Selenium Automation strategies and DevOps

  • Possess a full awareness of current and future projects planned for Wealth Management Delivery Channels to provide strategic recommendations and direction.

  • Working knowledge of 1832, Asset Management Systems is an asset.

  • You have a strong analytical, forward thinking, decision making and organizational skills to coordinate both complex code delivery schedules and the allocation of limited resources and to resolve conflicts for multiple projects.

  • Possess recruitment skills to interview and assess potential candidates, provide recommendations for hiring and identify training requirements.


What's in it for you?



  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!

  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences

  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world

  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does

  • Onsite cafeteria

  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.


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