• Quality Assurance Analyst

    Position ID
    2019-5303
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-AB-Calgary
  • DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

     

    Join the momentum. We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst for our growing Technology team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Driving innovation throughout the firm, our Technology team provides industry-leading solutions that enable MNP to better serve our clients and people. We deliver on the strategic needs of service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our specialists develop, enable and support initiatives that allow MNP to deliver client service, collaborate, communicate and operate reliably and efficiently.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Developing QA strategies and standards for MNP development team in the Calgary IT department
    • Defining internal QA processes to an appropriate level to mitigate technological, process and control risks
    • Planning, documenting and executing QA test plans
    • Performing QA on various phases of the software development life cycle including requirements analysis and solution design
    • Writing QA test scenarios that have clarity and are transferrable
    • Ensuring all QA activities are completed and signed off in the expected timeframe prior to deployment of solutions and changes
    • Analyzing and determining potential outputs and expected outcomes for every test scenario
    • Setting up and configuring tools and environments for testing
    • Preparing and presenting reports for management review and sign-off
    • Participating in the continuous improvement of test processes and methodologies
    • Staying up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
    • Developing a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, business and industry
    • Contributing to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Participating in additional activities supporting the firm’s goals
    • Planning and coordination of UAT activities
    • UI/UX experience
    • Developing logical test plans

    Credentials

    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Technology or related program; relevant experience will also be considered
    • Minimum five (5) years of related work experience
    • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
    • Experience with coordinating or managing UAT
    • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Decisiveness – makes difficult decisions in a timely manner
    • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
    • Initiative – highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

     

    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world. 

     

     

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