Citi IT Quality Lead - Equities in Mississauga, Ontario

  • Primary Location: Canada,Ontario,Mississauga

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 16046967



  • Functional test new products and regression test existing products during each QA release cycle.

  • Provide test plan and estimates for all components of QA cycle; regression, functional, sanity, smoke test.

  • Manage the testing, documenting, defect tracking and information flow of multiple projects during each QA cycle.

  • Collaborate often with Development, Business and Support teams to clarify specs, raise issues/concerns and identify risks throughout the software development life cycle.

  • Write efficient and effective test cases and test scripts based upon specification documents and business user interactions as well as create test scenarios based on understanding of systems in order to regression test, test new functionality and stress conditions (both automated and manual).

  • Investigate issues found during QA periods by searching log files, exception messages and database tables (Basic SQL queries).

  • Actively contribute to ongoing process improvement to help streamline the development life cycle

  • Create reports (daily status reports and weekly reports) and create testing metrics

  • Understand and analyze Business, Functional, Technical and UI (User Interface) requirements of the project/release.

  • Responsible for overall adherence to QA test Protocol and processes.

  • Investigate production issues by recreating in test environments, working with development for resolution and coordinating with Support for release.

  • Use various tools to simulate FIX scenarios (Verifix, Aegis).

  • Become a subject matter expert on all areas of system functionality.

  • Actively contribute to ongoing process improvement to help streamline the development life cycle


Required Skills / Experience:

  • Proficient in Fix Protocol.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Good team player with the ability to lead, manage and work independently in a timely sensitive environment. –

  • Ability to coordinate testing activities globally. -Experienced in working with Offshore/Onsite developers and testing team. –

  • Adept at using both manual and automated testing tools (QTP). – Test Complete

  • Knowledge of equity markets

  • Ability to navigate HP Quality Center

  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Project,

  • Able to work early or late hours.

  • Knowledge of VB scripting

  • Basic knowledge of SQL, UNIX

Citi Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minorities, and disabled are encouraged to apply in confidence