REMOTE Senior Automation QA Tester – ideally health system experience (SMART on FHIR, HL7) for Longitudinal Record Access program – SOW20240619MB1 – June 26 – 2

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

S.i. Systems

S.i. Systems public health client is seeking a REMOTE Senior Automation QA Tester – ideally health system experience (SMART on FHIR, HL7) for Longitudinal Record Access program 


full time hours – working PST


· 5+ years of experience in software testing, with a focus on automation.

· Experience in designing, writing, and executing automated test scripts (not just editing)

· Proficiency in manual testing processes and experience in conducting manual tests

J Unit or Selenium or Testrail(or other) automation testing tools

SQL query writing

· APIs and Web Services: Ability to test APIs and web services using tools like Postman or RestAssured.

· Programming Languages: Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, C#, or JavaScript.


· Knowledge of FHIR, SMART on FHIR, HL7, APIs

· Experience working with the Health Authorities in BC


Project: Longtitudinal Record Access: This role requires a highly organized and thorough QA, who is a self-starter and can demonstrate their extensive experience in automated testing.

The QA tester will take direction from their assigned lead and will be responsible for the following activities:

· Review and understand business and technical requirements.

· Identify and resolve ambiguities or discrepancies in the requirements.

· Develop Test Plans


Based on project requirements, create detailed test plans and strategies outlining the scope, approach, resources, and schedule of testing activities.

2. Write and maintain automated test scripts.


Define test objectives, criteria for pass/fail, and deliverables.

· Design Test Cases: 

1. Develop comprehensive automated test cases and test scripts based on requirements and design specifications.


Ensure test cases cover all functional and non-functional aspects

3. Analyze results to identify defects.

· Prepare Test Environment 


Coordinate with IT and development teams to set up the necessary test environments.

2. Ensure all test tools, data, and environments are configured and ready for testing.

· Perform manual and automated testing as specified in the test plans and test cases.

· Performance Testing: Perform performance and load testing to ensure system reliability and scalability.

· Maintain and update existing automation test suites.

· Execute tests for different types of testing such as functional, regression, integration, performance, usability, and security testing.

· Identify and Report Defects 


Log and manage defects using a defect tracking system.

2. Prioritize and communicate issues to developers for resolution.


Verify defect fixes and perform regression testing.

· Maintain Test Documentation: 

1. Document test results, test metrics, and any deviations from the expected outcomes.


Prepare test summary reports and provide test status updates to stakeholders.

· Work with Cross-Functional Teams: 

1. Collaborate with developers, business analysts, and project managers to ensure quality standards are met.


Participate in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospective meetings in Agile and Scrum environments.

· Improve QA Processes: 

1. Identify opportunities for improving testing processes and tools.


Stay updated with the latest industry trends, tools, and technologies in QA and testing.

3. Maintain and update existing automation test suites

· Ensure Compliance


Adhere to organizational standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices in QA and testing.

2. Ensure that testing activities follow the quality standards of the organization.


Ensure compliance with the project’s quality standards.