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QA Lead


Hybrid within Southern Ontario

Client is Top 3 Bank 

Job Description

The Quality Engineering (QE) Practice is an enterprise function that brings together the Quality and Testing, and Release Management professionals from across the bank that supports delivery. In addition, the Practice has accountability IT Governance and Operational Support for the Customer Platforms and Enterprise Technology Enablement (CPET) division. The Practice aims to engineer for end-to-end quality outcomes from the start, innovating to deliver efficiently and drive legendary customer and colleague experiences as well as accelerate the talent, skills and capabilities of our people to ensure we deliver superior quality work.


  • Review Kyndryl Release Document/specifications/functions for each quarterly release.

  • Co-ordinate with all QE teams across the Wealth Domain to review scope and co-ordinate test activities for Kyndryl releases.

  • Have a level of technical understanding to manage system-level requirements, data mapping, review technical design documents

  • Interface with Vendor to clarify requirements and open issues.

  • Work with test teams through the testing QA cycle

  • Assist in implementation strategy and execution

  • Have in-depth knowledge of front and back-office brokerage

  • Good technical understanding about technology and grasp quickly should be a self-starter


  • Strong knowledge of brokerage back office in general 5+ years as domain expert

  • Excellent experience in Kyndryl / IBM OSS application modules including as Account Profile, Registered Plans, Trade Processing, Security Master, Stocks Records, Clearing and Settlement Processes for Equity transactions in Canada, Client Tax processing, Corporate Actions / Entitlements / Re-org processing, Mutual fund order

  • Excellent experience in working in an Agile Development environment and well versed with Confluence and Jira tools

  • Excellent experience in quality engineering including automation and manual testing in banking applications

  • Experienced professional role with in-depth knowledge / expertise in testing planning, design, automation and execution

  • Advanced debugging skills – able to solve complex problems requiring analysis of multiple variables

  • Strong knowledge of new / advanced techniques and approaches in testing and automation (e.g. BDD, Rapid Software Testing)

  • Multidisciplinary experience in software configuration and code management

  • Deep business and technology acumen, seeks out opportunities to benefit the Bank and / or introduce operational improvements

  • Ability to drive work efforts related to complex applications / systems / projects within one product line / business

  • Ability to work autonomously and manage complex application / solution issues as needed, escalating to leadership or other stakeholders when necessary

  • Collaborative team player and ability to play a leadership role in the team

  • Future focused – foresees issues and gaps and identifies industry trends

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline; or equivalent practical experience

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience

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