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Quality Assurance Specialist (1 year contract) – Corporate

Brookfield Renewable

This is a Contract position in Outaouais, QC posted August 23, 2017.


  • Create test cases with traceability back to the documentation and requirements;
  • Read and understand business requirement documents;
  • Prepare test plans and assess risk;
  • Put together meaningful and complete test scripts based upon software flows and Test Plans;
  • Execute all aspects of QA testing for changes related to fixes, enhancements, releases and updates;
  • Execute test scripts as well as defect tracking;
  • Work collaboratively and independently to test a product for flaws. This will require digging into a problem until a reproducible set of steps for the root cause of a problem can be documented and handed off to development for fixing;
  • Ensure all test activity follows QA processes and methodologies;
  • Work closely with global business users during their User Acceptance Testing (UAT);
  • Communicate test progress, test results and other relevant information to QA Lead and applications team;
  • Ensure that testing activities validate that the solution meets business, system and user requirements as well as identify existing or potential issues.


  • Knowledge of application management and change management life cycles;
  • Excellent reasoning, analysis and problem solving skills and the ability to document ideas clearly and concisely;
  • Strong technical writing skills and experience in a fast-paced and global environment;
  • Self-motivated with the ability and passion to see deliverables through from conception to completion within prescribed time frames;
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited direction or as part of a team;
  • Ability to look at the big picture and work around roadblocks to create quality driven testing results.


  • Minimum of 5 years of QA testing experience;
  • Degree or certificate from recognized University or College, in a discipline relevant to the position;
  • Strong knowledge of system testing best practices and methodologies;
  • Knowledge of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) QA methodologies and strategies;
  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to multiple work structures;
  • Experience testing complex applications, interfaces, security, SOX, BI, batch processes, AD, multiple databases, Extract Transform and Load (ETL) functionality and communication layers between applications;
  • Experience with ERP and financial applications implementation and testing;
  • Bilingualism (French and English).