Senior QA Analyst (Automation)

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Position ID: J0719-1200
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

At CGI, we offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and commitment.

Due to ongoing growth and success in the province of BC, CGI is seeking an experienced Senior QA Analyst (Automation) to join our world-class IT solution company to fill a permanent full-time role in our Vancouver office. This role will lead and execute quality assurance and quality control efforts for application development and maintenance of an enterprise IT solution. This role will also work closely with our expanding quality assurance team in Vancouver.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Work closely with the Project Team, Client and various stakeholders to develop and implement an overall QA/Test Strategy and Test Plan;
Responsible for design and execution of Test Cases (both Automated and Manual), Bug Tracking, Defects Triage, Test Reporting, Test Data preparation and Test Environments management;
Plan and Execute Performance Testing;
Mentor and train QA team members on automation;
Participate in identification of project risks, and in mitigating technical, schedule and other project risks;
Organize meetings and test sessions as required – with Internal Teams and the Client (review of Test Artifacts, prioritization of testing/bugs, Demo sessions etc.);
Track quality assurance metrics across software delivery pipeline;
Participate in all other related project work as defined by the Team Manager

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

5+ years of recent software QA experience with at least 2+ years’ hands-on experience in developing automation frameworks and test scripting;
Proficient in Functional, Non-Functional Testing, Integrations, UAT support, developing and executing Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Summary Reports;
Experience in working with Agile and Waterfall development projects;
Strong knowledge of API testing and familiar with XML, JSON, HTML, SQL, SOAP, REST, web standards, testing Windows and web applications/services;
Experience in conducting Performance Test;
Experience and familiar with one of the programming/scripting languages, such as C#, F#, Java, JavaScript, Python;
Knowledge of Tools such as Jira, HP Quality Center, Selenium, Karate, SoapUI, JMeter, Jenkins;
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Business Administration, or equivalent.

Nice to Have:
Understanding of DevOps methodology
Understanding of repository management applications (SVN, BitBucket, GitHub)
Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
Experience working with enterprise software platforms in on-premise and cloud environments
Experience with SQL and familiar with one of the databases, such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB
Experience with application and system profiling and monitoring tools, such as MS Performance Monitor, New Relic, and Nagios


  • Quality Assurance/QA Strategy
  • Test Planning & Implementation
  • Application Development
  • GIT
  • DevOps
  • GIT

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.