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QAT Testing Lead

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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 131799 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a QAT Testing Lead to join our team in Halifax, Nova Scotia (CA-NS), Canada (CA).



  • Primary QA contact for the Project Management team (PM, Project coordinator, etc.)
  • Coordinate day to day testing efforts within the project includes generating testing artifacts, project meetings, defect triaging
  • Provide test status reports to project team, stakeholders, and Managers
  • Develop/maintain Master Test Plan (includes test Scope and strategy)
  • Develop/maintain a testing schedule for the project with the Project Management team (PM, Project coordinator, etc.)
  • Facilitate various project meeting and set expectations on follow-up action items
  • Participate, Coordinate and Review Testing Artifacts - How to Doc, Lessons Learned, Root Cause Analysis
  • Analyze, Identify risks and Issues early in the Testing Life Cycle
  • Generate audit reports for allocated projects
  • Conduct, Participate and approve Test Plans, Test Scenarios, and Test Results with internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities of automation and the possibility of reducing QA estimates
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and participate in the implementation
  • Identify and drive QMS Initiatives to upskill the QA team
  • Ensure adherence to testing guidelines and processes
  • Ability and intention to perform various types of testing when project demands
  • Coordinate with Offshore/Onshore team members
  • Manage risk and help resolve issues


Required Experience

  • Test Lead experience of 3-5 years
  • Data-Centric Testing Experience 4+ years
  • Test Management tools experience like ALM, Jira
  • Expertise in software development life cycle (SDLC), software testing life cycle (STLC), and QA methodologies
  • Possess hands-on experience with test management and defect management tools
  • Requires strong experience in black-box, white-box, functional, smoke, and regression testing
  • Sound knowledge of database and SQL in an oracle environment is a must
  • Health Care knowledge is a plus
  • Automation Tools experience is a plus


Preferred Skills, abilities, and competencies

  • Self-Motivated, independent and possesses the ability to learn quickly
  • Proven ability to execute multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Excellent stakeholder-facing and internal communication skills
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build consensus across teams, with staff and leadership
  • Ability to achieve results through influence without authority in a highly matrixed organization
  • Ability to effectively conduct meetings, both formal and informal
  • Strong debugging, problem-solving and investigative skills. Ability to assimilate information and pursue leads to find root cause problems
  • Requires no to minimal direction from leadership
  • Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds, and levels within the organization

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

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