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Sr. GIS QA Analyst (12 Months Contract)
Summary
Title:Sr. GIS QA Analyst (12 Months Contract)
ID:122006
Subsidiary:Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
Department:Transformation
Location:Oakville, ON
Country:Canada
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1
Description

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

The role of the Sr. Quality Analyst is to manage test plan execution for the Network Design and Operations Project to ensure the readiness of an initial implementation and continued rollouts of Liberty's new enterprise GIS system.

The Sr. QA Analyst coordinates the testing activities of various team members who have a combination of specific knowledge for individual legacy systems plus appropriate exposure to the new GIS system including its design, desired features, and expected outcomes. 

He/she will author test plans alongside business SMEs, conduct configuration, training and mentoring on testing tools, produce testing results and assist in assuring go-live signoff of key stakeholders. 

The Sr. QA Analyst assists the Project Manager with project life cycle requirements related to the testing readiness of the Liberty Utilities Network Design and Operations Project, including scheduling, status reporting, and issues tracking.

Accountabilities

  • Participate and provide input into Test Strategy where needed                                                           
  • Prepare Quality Testing Plans in collaboration with Vendor and functional teams                                        
  • Ensure documentation and completion of test cases and scenarios                                                         
  • Participate and Prepare Requirements Traceability Matrix                                                                    
  • Guide and ensure User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and business sign-off                                                   
  • Provide regular status updates and reporting around Test Execution                                                         
  • Manage defect logs and error resolution                                                                      
  • Manage Quality Teams in conjunction with the Vendor Sr. QA Analyst                                                          
  • Coordinate the various functional streams as related to testing initiatives                                       
  • Assist with managing project scope                                                                 
  • Participate in project planning activities and manage the execution according to plan                         
  • Develop, maintain and execute LUCC team work schedule                                                                   
  • Manage issues and risks with PMO                                                                 
  • Provide project status report to PMO                                                                                                        

Education & Experience

  • College or professional program            
  • 5+ years of experiences in QA                                                            
  • Quality Centre - ALM
  • Desirable: ESRI GIS, ArcGIS Pro/EUN, Mobile, Azure Cloud, SAP/EAM                                                                                     

                                                                                     

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

 

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Free refreshments

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
 

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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