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API Test Lead



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Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB - T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



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With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies.

Job Title: API Test Lead

Contract duration: Sept 2017- Mar 2018

Location: Calgary, AB

Description of Work:

The Test Lead role is responsible for ensuring the success of all API related QA activities within either the Enterprise or UI/Experience squads for which they are assigned. The role is expected to be a dual role which is split between leadership activities and hands-on technical activities.

Technical skills:

* Developing automated REST API test suites using SmartBear ReadyAPI/SoapUI NG Pro - 2+ years

* Using Swagger to review and understand REST API specification documentation - 1+ year

* Ensure that business rules are tested

* Experience working with DevOps teams to configure Jenkins to execute automated test suites - 1+ year

* Administrator of BitBucket repositories to store test automation artifacts - 1+ year

* Using Jira for story and task management - 1+ year

* Using Zephyr for test management

* Experience testing SAP financial systems - 1+ year

* QA reporting

* Creating test data

Leadership skills:

* Experience leading QA activities within an Agile and/or DevOps environment - 3+ years

* Ensuring QA deliverables are being met on schedule and to expected quality

* Collaborates with peers to ensure common objectives are met successfully

* Escalation point for QA

* Mentoring/training team members - 3+ years

* Identifying resource demands and recommending solutions

* Identifying training needs and making recommendations

* Leads QA sprint planning activities while considering scope, effort and complexity - 2+ years

* Managing QA subtasks and Bugs in Jira - 1+ year

* Identifies robust automated tests for inclusion with Jenkins builds

* Leads continuous improvement initiatives within the squad

Please apply online by creating your profile at Alternatively, you can email us at and reference Senior QA Test Lead in the subject line. Please ensure you are eligible for work in the indicated location of this opportunity.

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

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