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BC Public Service

ISL 27R - Quality Assurance Lead

Location
Victoria, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
Salary
72,724 to 83,014 per year
Posting Title
ISL 27R - Quality Assurance Lead

Position Classification
Information Systems R27

Union
GEU

Location
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date
5/29/2022

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services

Ministry Branch / Division
Online Service Solutions/Government Digital Experience

Job Summary

Quality Assurance Lead
Information Systems R27


An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the province of BC.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

Dedicated to making life better for British Columbians, the Ministry of Citizens' Services (CITZ) delivers key services that people rely on. CITZ delivers accessible, multi-channel services, through a single-point-of-contact service approach to people in urban and rural communities through Service BC , and delivers the digital face of government at www.gov.bc.ca . CITZ also provides support for the expansion of high-speed internet connectivity throughout the province, leadership across government to modernize information management and technology resources, trusted data services to government agencies, prompt, and relevant responses to freedom of information requests, and statistical and economic research, information and analysis to businesses and the public sector. In addition, the ministry manages the Province's real estate assets, technology systems and equipment, and leverages procurement to increase business opportunities and create rewarding jobs that contribute to local economies and benefit individuals, families, and communities.

A service-focused organization, CITZ strives to be a great place to work, where all employees feel both engaged and motivated to do their best.

GDX - DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW

The Government Digital Experience Division (GDX) is responsible for ensuring government services and information are available online through government's main web presence at www.gov.bc.ca, and that ministry programs and services are informed by the input and experiences of regular British Columbians.

GDX works to help government understand the informational needs of British Columbians, and to help British Columbians find and access the services they need from government. GDX supports people-focused policy development and great service experiences. The division delivers products and services to ministry partners and organizations including design and delivery of public engagement projects, field research with service users, plain language writing of online service information, analytics, and training. It supports the technology of online applications and websites including gov.bc.ca, and the technology that delivers news releases.

CONTEXT

This is a chance to work on meaningful digital products and services with a central digital design and delivery team in the Ministry of Citizen Services in the B.C. government. The Online Service Solutions (OSS) team in the Government Digital Experience Division (GDX), works to build people-centred digital products. The team supports the design and delivery of widely used products like Gov.bc.ca, content management, digital forms, search and Virtual Assistance. The multi-disciplinary OSS Design Team champions evidence-based design, accessibility and ongoing research with British Columbians to improve government's digital products and services.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.For specific position related enquiries, please contact Melody.Olsen@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Diploma or higher in computer science or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of three years experience providing quality assurance on software.
  • Minimum of two years experience in each of the following:
    • Automated testing software (e.g. Jenkins, Selenium, Microsoft Test Manager).
    • Providing quality assurance on enterprise class Java and Web Based applications.
    • Providing quality assurance on web services and APIs interacting with relational databases.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following experience(s):
  • Aligning quality assurance with business analysis, project charters and work plans, and web design and development.
  • Leading teams of employees and contractors and interpreting technical information so it is easily understood by program staff, as well as articulating system-related information to individuals at all levels of an organization.
  • Creating DevOps pipelines. (e.g. Git Hub Actions).
  • Working in an agile development environment and using tools such as Jira to manage and report out on work

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category
Information Management/Information Technology
Category
Information Technology Management and Executive