Accreon Inc.

  • QA Test Lead

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montreal
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/17/2019 2:33 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    About you

    Are you focused on designing, implementing and executing automated tests? Are you able to lead and deliver user stories within an agile environment? If this is you, read on!


    About the role

    As a QA Test Lead, you will work closely with team members to collectively deliver business value.  You will monitor and implement QA and testing improvements, always seeking continuous improvement.


    What you’ll be doing:

    • Define quality standards and metrics for the current project/product in alignment with best practices and standards.
    • Work with the team to define manual/automated testing strategies, frameworks, tools, with consideration for project specific requirements, organizational requirements, and the defined standards and best practices.
    • Participate in the definition and operation of test environments and tool chains to support continuous testing.
    • Work with the team to ensure awareness and adherence to project QA practices and metrics.
    • Measure and report on quality metrics and perform any required check and adjustments necessary to achieve QA metrics.
    • Identify and analyze QA and testing project risks and initiate corrective action and contingency plans where necessary.
    • Support and motivate the team to seek quality outcomes.
    • Ensure the team has the necessary QA and testing skills to achieve project objectives, and make recommendations for change if gaps are identified.
    • Participate in all agile ceremonies (stand-ups, planning, backlog refinement, reviews, retrospectives) ensuring QA and testing is continually represented and effectively incorporated into all aspects of the project.
    • Coordinate quality and testing related activities while ensuring adherence to strategies, best practices and standards.
    • Assess and advise on the testability of a user story including considerations for manual testing, automated testing, and the potential dependence between user stories.
    • Scope and estimate the testing effort for user stories.
    • Perform manual/automated testing as required


    Essential Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in CS, CIS, MIS, related software engineering discipline or equivalent experience
    • Strong client management experience
    • Experience working in a consulting environment
    • Experience and practice of QA and testing using Agile methodologies
    • Experience leading a test team
    • Knowledge and experience using QA and testing best practices and standards
    • Knowledge and experience in real world test automation in both web and mobile environments
    • Knowledge and experience in backend automation test frameworks
    • Knowledge, skills and experience in automating test cases considering test-driven development, behaviour-driven development, acceptance test-driven development.
    • Real world experience in test planning, estimations, prioritization and documentation.
    • Great interpersonal skills.
    • Result oriented and positive attitude.
    • High quality first mindset, intolerance to any imperfections.
    • Good analytical capabilities to evaluate test results.
    • Understand the user stories and their acceptance criteria.
    • Experience coaching team members on testing methodologies, practices and standards
    • Ability to respond to change without impacting the business.
    • Constantly upgrading your skills with new tools and techniques.


    Additional Assets:

    • Experience in healthcare IT (understand domain, workflows and terminology)
    • Experience in DICOM, HL7, and medical imaging
    • Knowledge and experience in relational database queries and SQL
    • Knowledge and experience test automation experience in AWS
    • Knowledge and experience test experience in Java/Junit and Python/Pytest
    • Project management experience
    • Experience in Unix, shell script, command line


    A little bit about us

    At Accreon, Inc., we're using leading-edge technologies to provide our clients with top-level solutions.  Our services range from full system development to managing complex hosted infrastructures in the cloud.  We work with a diverse range of public and private sector interests.


    We are strongly committed to creating a positive working environment for our employees, and we strive to give them opportunities to broaden their experience and constantly acquire leading-edge industry skills.


    Become part of a unique culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, make decisions, achieve your full potential, and to chart your own career.


    Work with Us

    The Accreon, Inc. culture is one that promotes a healthy work/life balance.  Our team of dynamic individuals are passionate about our community at home and abroad.


    Some of our perks

    • Competitive salary
    • Bonus plan
    • Excellent health benefits and RRSP package
    • Flexible vacation plan
    • Training, certification and mentorship to ensure you’re constantly learning
    • Casual team environment with Friday Happy Hour.
    • and many other perks


    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, Accreon is at the center of this change - supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.


    At Accreon, 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.


    Come join our team!


    Learn more about Accreon at


    Accreon thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.


    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Accreon is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.  We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.


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