IT, Quality Assurance Lead

BC Ferries

March 25, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

With 47 ports of call, 35 vessels, and more than 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world.  Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.

Job Summary: 



You are a dynamic leader who is accountable for the overall quality assurance activities within the IT Division. This role leads Quality Assurance functions with a focus of responsibility on continuous improvement, quality assurance, effective change management and project delivery excellence. You will be responsible for developing and defining testing strategies and executing testing on new or modified applications to validate that functionality conforms to established requirements. You are responsible for using industry standards, methodologies and techniques to conduct QA audits, peer reviews, control self-assessments, post implementation reviews, and Health Checks.

As a positive leader, you promote a cohesive work environment that encourages cooperation and motivation amongst team members. You have a proven ability to develop and implement policy and to affect change within an organization using knowledge of best practice methodologies. You possess exceptional business acumen and communication skills.

You have a degree or diploma in Business, Computer Science or other IT related discipline. You have 7+ years’ experience in IT with a minimum 5 years’ experience in Quality Assurance and/or Testing with 2+ years in a leadership role. PMP and Testing/QA certifications are considered an asset. Experience using Primavera, HP Quality Centre, JIRA, Blueprint & Cherwell are desirable.

How To Apply: 

Email your resume, in one of the following formats; Plain text, MS Word, or PDF, quoting position title, by April 10, 2015 to or fax to (250) 978-1225.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.