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QE Test Lead

Requisition ID:  170452 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Quality Engineering & Automation 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario  

City: Stellarton / Calgary / Vancouver / Mississauga

Location: Foord St. Office, Calgary Office, Dartmouth Office, Tahoe Office, Vancouver Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an QE Test Lead. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Alberta, AB.

Job Description


As a QE Test Lead with Sobeys, you will:


•    Lead the QA team to perform all test activities including but not limited to Functional, System Integration, Automation, Performance and Regression
•    Develop Test Strategy, test plans and test cases, ensure traceability matrixes are complete and leverage automated testing frameworks to improve software quality and increase speed of delivery
•    Supervise all testing activities to ensure delivery to plan  
•    Work closely with implementation teams to understand the product roadmap, features, user stories and acceptance criteria to develop test plans and test cases
•    Analyze requirements and system design and collaborate with cross-functional teams to influence the design and development for testability
•    Work closely with the Business to define and support UAT test scope and plans
•    Create, maintain and report testing metrics including test status and defect reporting

Job Requirements


Your experience and resume will show us:


  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science/lT or related IT discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a related IT function with experience in all phases of testing, test design and methodologies
  • Experience with Jira and ALM an asset
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset (English and French)


Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.