Publishing Specialist/ QA (Senior)

VTRAC Consulting Corporation


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Position No.:                      8314

Title:                                    Publishing Specialist/ QA (Senior)

Type:                                  6 months Contract

No. of Positions:                1

Location:                             Toronto


As a Senior Publishing Specialist, you will coordinate and build activities for Digital on the Testing and Publishing Dailies team.  You will have ownership of a defined portfolio of sites and platforms and are responsible for approving the release of marketing initiatives, and base essential changes to the Online, ATM and Mobile platforms.


  • Regularly attend and represent team in production meetings, forecasting gaps or issues with requirements or scheduled timelines.
  • Design tests and assist with variance analysis and problem resolution.
  • Complete test cycles, including overtime coverage as required.
  • Log and follow up on variances using guidelines for completeness and accuracy.
  • Create and circulate build status updates to stakeholders / liaise with Intake team and Technology support team on a regular basis.
  • Provide appropriate approvals and release builds to staging environments for deployment to production.
  • Isolate issues / outages to business applications or processes – conduct root cause analysis and provide regular reports to Publishing Manager.
  • Assist in the administration of documentation on the team’s knowledge repository.

Must Have Technical Skills:

  • 3-6 years of experience in a Web production environment.
  • 3-6 years of experience in Quality Assurance (Experience validating web pages a plus).
  • Experience and understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS) or Web Content Management Systems (WCM or WCMS).
  • Problem solver able to perform root cause analysis that leads to timely resolutions
  • Understanding of W3C standards, and Windows and MacOS interface standards.
  • Experience with Accessibility requirements testing (WCAG2.0).
  • Understanding of user experience issues, and Internet design principles.
  • Experience with defect tracking software, such as HP Quality Center or JIRA.
  • Comfortable working in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Agile methodology experience
  • Superior communications skills as there is a lot of interaction with other teams on a daily basis

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience in a financial institution.
  • Experience validating web pages
  • Publishing experience (content promotion experience/publishing experience)
  • Mobile Banking
  • Mobile Device
  • Mobile Testing
  • CST QB certification


We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.


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