EY User Acceptance Testing Tester – Senior Consultant, IT Advisory in Toronto, Ontario

User Acceptance Testing Tester – Senior Consultant, IT Advisory


Requisition # TOR00321

Post Date Mar 06, 2018

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Consultant level resource in the Testing practice of our IT Advisory service line. Candidate will work directly with UAT Test Lead and clients to solve their User Acceptance Testing challenges. The goal is to get our clients past the UAT milestone with confidence and get them ready for Go-Live/Production.


  • Work with the UAT Lead to develop UAT documentation including but not limited to

  • Business Scenarios

  • Status Reports

  • Test Scripts

  • Integration of UAT feedback into the agile sprint process, including within use of current tools (Jira, Rally, etc)

  • Management, sourcing and organization of UAT test data

  • Readiness Assessment of Testing environment of core application and integrations

  • Execution of UAT Test Scenarios for a variety of web-based applications

  • Log Defects and attend Defect triage

  • Documentation test case execution, test results and defects in detail.

  • Ability to communicate and liaise with multiple levels of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including SMEs, Developers, and BAs

Role Requirements


  • Understanding of testing methodologies, deliverables and familiarization with the SDLC

  • 3+ year of experience as UAT Tester or Functional Tester with experience in formulation of UAT Test Cases/ Functional Test Cases

  • 5+ years of Software implementation experience preferably on transformation projects

  • Excellent communication with business and non-business testers

  • Financial Service experience will be a strong asset

  • Consulting experience will be a strong asset


  • Proven methodical thinking and problem solving skills. Pragmatic when needed.

  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation, client service, and technical writing skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail, balanced with the ability to make quick decisions.

  • A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.

  • Flexibility to be responsive to client and internal needs.

  • Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-80%.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply