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Job Description Summary
The Consultant, IT Quality Assurance is responsible for developing project test strategies and plans and overseeing testing activities for projects and initiatives in compliance with established controls and standards. The role works on complex issues involving one or more technical areas, mentoring employees and performing tasks of advanced technical depth and breadth.

The Consultant, IT Quality Assurance troubleshoots issues for all levels, identifying project testing approaches and methods for incorporation into the testing plan, and execution to assign test work packages, and lead testing teams. The role exercises independent judgement and decision making within ownership of projects and milestones, analyzing and resolving unusual testing challenges to facilitate decision making with client and senior management. The role devises new methods and procedures using strong analytic and inductive thinking.

You’ll be hands on with all aspects of the systems testing process and provide suggestions that will ensure client needs are met with the highest quality. As a Sr Consultant, IT Quality Assurance – Accessibility, you’ll be a team lead
on the Technology team, assigning and overseeing the execution of test cases and providing coaching to your team members. You’ll create test plans, develop strategies, and provide estimates that will help create the bank of the future.

How you'll succeed
Testing expertise – Lead the investigation and translation of business requirements into test cases. Design and manage end-to-end testing activities for various projects across the business. Use your expertise in software development testing to provide clients with quality products that meet business and system requirements.

As an Accessibility Consultant, you will ideally have a 5 + years of experience in manual web accessibility audits, automated accessibility testing tools and assistive technologies. You will perform accessibility audits for various clients and contribute to efforts aimed at delivering accessible websites, applications and content by conducting accessibility evaluations. As an accessibility consultant, you'll work with businesses and organizations to identify and remove barriers that prevent people with disabilities from accessing their products and services.

The Web Accessibility Consultant is responsible for identifying issues through accessibility testing and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the WCAG 2.1

Level AA standards as well as compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Experience performing screen reader testing with at least one of the following screen readers: NVDA, JAWS, Voiceover, Talkback

Leadership skills – Provide advice to your team, including ongoing feedback, support, and mentorship. Proactively identify any potential issues throughout all test phases, and suggest possible improvements or enhancements.

Project coordination – Identify obstacles or risks that may impact a project’s timeline or success and provide regular status updates to the business. Keep the lines of communication open with stakeholders, and escalate issues when necessary. Ensure that all test deliverables are received, approved, and aligned to your project’s timeline, budget and goals.

Who You Are
You put our clients first.
You engage with purpose to find the right solutions. You go the extra mile, because it’s the right thing to do.
You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems and making sense of information. You communicate detailed information in a meaningful way.
You're inspired by collective success. You know that teamwork can transform a good idea into a great one. You know that an inclusive team that enjoys working together can bring a vision to life.
Your influence makes a difference. You know that relationships and networks are essential to success.
You inspire outcomes by sharing your expertise.
You can demonstrate experience in software development testing, automation, and software process improvement. It’s an asset if you have experience writing and executing SQL queries, and have software development experience in Java, C#, Python, VBScript, etc.
Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork, and accountability.

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