Q/A Tester 2 / Vérificateur de l'assurance qualité 2 (11008)

Location: Surrey, BC
Date Posted: 08-11-2017
Description:

Our growing QA Team is looking for an easy going, energetic and experienced individual who has a solid understanding of QA practices and is interested in expanding their existing QA skill set while working on exciting projects in a fast-paced and casual environment which values communication and contribution by all team members. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working independently, as well as in a team setting. 

Responsibilities: 
Reporting to the Manager of Quality Assurance, the successful candidate will be involved in all software quality assurance activities for their assigned projects. The candidate is also expected to participate in discussions regarding the design of new features as well as improvement of existing features, functional test design and planning, and creation and execution of test cases. 

Key Functions: 
• Own your areas of responsibility (be a self-starter, don't rely on others to direct you) 
• Devise the best possible test strategy for your assigned project(s) 
• Configure the test environment to achieve solid and reliable test coverage 
• Execute test cases and work closely with QA, BA and development teams to resolve system and product issues 
• Testing (functional, integration, unit, regression, data, etc.), defect tracking, reporting, resolution discussions and risk analysis 
• Actively improve existing regression tests 
• Design test situations to better understand user environment and usage 

Required Education & SQA Experience: 
• 5+ years of work experience in a fast paced QA environment 
• Experience working in an environment with rapidly changing priorities and aggressive timelines 
• University degree or equivalent degree from a technical institute or college in the field of computer science, or equivalent work experience 
• Demonstrated experience with software quality assurance principles and practices including test planning, test strategy, test matrix design in a fast-paced environment 
• Experience in an agile or iterative software development environment 
• Demonstrated ability to write basic queries in Microsoft SQL Server and run basic traces in SQL Server Profiler 
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products 

Abilities: 
• Self-motivated and able to "hit the ground running" and utilize their extensive QA experience to learn new products quickly and test those products effectively with minimal direction and limited supervision 
• Able to learn and adapt quickly and independently 
• Capable of understanding complex features with limited specifications 
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in an environment with rapidly changing responsibilities and requirements 
• Able to prioritize workload with minimal direction while taking into consideration the priorities of the department and organization as a whole 
• Strong verbal and written communications skills (not afraid to speak up) 
• Capable of communicating effectively outside of QA for the purposes of gathering required information, communicating problems and achieving resolutions 
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
• Attention to detail 
• Goal oriented self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team environment with minimal 
supervision and has an appetite for continuous learning 
• Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment 

Highly Desired Test Automation Skills: 
• C#, Java, Python experience 
• Experience working with UI Automation tools (Selenium Web Driver, Squish, Ranorex) 
• Knowledge of SoapUI or other services based automation frameworks 
• Knowledge of testing frameworks like TestNG or Robot 
• Experience building advanced automated test suites to validate product releases 
• Experience working with the development teams to write code to automate testing for new features 
• Experience working with the QA and development teams to write code to automate performance and load testing 
• Automation framework architecture development and/or maintenance experience 

Other Desired Skills/Experience: 
• Past experience with medical software or related experience working in the medical field 
• Some knowledge of medical terminology / abbreviations / HL7 
• Past experience with the use of JIRA and Confluence for user story and defect tracking

must-have skills was provided in the job description 1. 5+ years of work experience in a fast paced QA environment 2. Experience working in an environment with rapidly changing priorities and aggressive timelines 3. University degree or equivalent degree from a technical institute or college in the field of computer science, or equivalent work experience 4. Demonstrated experience with software quality assurance principles and practices including test planning, test strategy, test matrix design in a fast-paced environment 5. Experience in an agile or iterative software development environment 6. Demonstrated ability to write basic queries in Microsoft SQL Server and run basic traces in SQL Server Profiler Familiarity with Microsoft Office products Nice to have skills: (please at least 3 skills/exp): A list of the following desired skills was provided in the job description Highly Desired Test Automation Skills: 1. C#, Java, Python experience 2. Experience working with UI Automation tools (Selenium Web Driver, Squish, TestComplete) 3. Knowledge of SoapUI or other services based automation frameworks 4. Knowledge of testing frameworks like TestNG or Robot 5. Experience building advanced automated test suites to validate product releases 6. Experience working with the development teams to write code to automate testing for new features 7. Experience working with the QA and development teams to write code to automate performance and load testing 8. Automation framework architecture development and/or maintenance experience Other Desired Skills/Experience: 1. Past experience with medical software or related experience working in the medical field 2. Some knowledge of medical terminology / abbreviations / HL7 3. Past experience with the use of JIRA and Confluence for user story and defect tracking  
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