QA Team Leader  
Canadian National Railway Company
Quebec , CA
3d ago


The QA analyst role is to ensure complete functional test coverage as well as provide tool and process support for end to end lab and field testing.

This includes creating, validating, and maintaining test scripts using defined tools. The QA analyst will apply proven analytical skills and business knowledge to ensure proper integration of business requirements and application functionality that is of the highest quality.

The QA analyst will need to be self-sufficient and work well in a collaborative team environment.


  • The QA lead will drive the definition and execution of the solution testing
  • Ensure adherence to established best practices, standards, and established processes
  • Responsible for designing test cases, scenarios, procedures, test data and other setup necessary to establish the required pre-
  • conditions and environmental context for each test case

  • Identify the test cases, define test plans and test plans strategies
  • Provide estimates for all testing deliverables
  • Define Test Strategy & Test Plan including system integration, performance testing, automation and all other types of testing
  • Analyze documentation and technical specifications of any new application prior to testing to understand its intended functionality
  • Create, maintain and validated test scripts to test new and existing functionality ensuring a quality implementation
  • Collaborate with test leads and the business in application testing, such as user acceptance testing
  • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to appropriate stakeholders
  • Coordinate all testing related activities for self and the team while ensuring adherence to best practices and standards

  • Degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5 years relevant work experience in Quality Assurance
  • 5+ years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Background and knowledge in rail operations
  • Proven data analysis, data verification, and problem-solving abilities
  • Exposure to project-based work structures
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience with HP Quality Centre or ALM
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines
  • CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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