Friday, July 13, 2018

Job: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at Questrade International Inc Company

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Type: Full Time

Deadline: 12-Aug-18 00:00:00


The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will provide expertise in the area of QA activities for applications developed by the Questrade Technology Group (QTG), with particular focus on the trading platform, desktop client applications and high volume data flow and transactions. The incumbent may be allocated at times to work as a part of teams following agile methodologies such as SCRUM. The ideal candidate is very interested in technology, particularly back-end services and client/ server applications. He/ she enjoys being part of a team who builds tools using leading edge technologies. He/ she understands the concept of testability and will work together with developers and designers, providing input into their work to ensure the final product can be tested efficiently using either manual or automated approaches.

- Write test plans and test cases throughout the development lifecycle;
- Ensure test plans thoroughly, cover all requirements and use cases;
- Plan, schedule and perform manual and automated software tests;
- Develop automated regression test suites using automated testing tools;
- Create test automation utility libraries for automation test framework;
- Foster a continuous improvement approach to QA activities;
- Review tools implementations and encourage best practices and sound design principles while remaining practical and deadline driven;
- Work closely with development team to perform early testing on components prior to integration builds;
- Assist and actively participate in the communication between local and offshore development and QA teams, ensuring knowledge is shared efficiently;
- Manage defect tracking; monitor and report results;
- Report QA status, as appropriate, to keep project stakeholders informed on deliverables and timelines;
- Train other departments on the use of custom developed tools;
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

- BS in Computer Science or a related field;
- At least 5 years of experience in QA Engineering;
- Knowledge of software development lifecycle, methodologies and testing;
- Solid knowledge of quality assurance techniques, testing concepts, methodologies and tools;
- Expert ability to apply quality assurance knowledge to in-depth testing and test plans;
- Ability to apply concepts of unit, system, regression, product, integration and acceptance testing;
- Excellent analytical skills with the ability to investigate and research multiple sources;
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills;
- Knowledge of Python/ Bash is an asset;
- Experience C/ C++ code base applications is an asset;
- Experience in GUI automation testing is in important asset;
- Experience in automation testing or coding or back-end services is an asset;
- Advanced knowledge of SQL databases;
- Advanced knowledge of trading systems and trading concepts, particularly within the equities realm, is considered an asset;
- Experience with testing high performance systems is an asset;
- Ability to adapt and learn quickly with any testing tool;
- Excellent working knowledge of LINUX, UNIX and WINDOWS environments;
- Advanced understanding of automation testing methodologies;
- Programming skills;
- Hands-on experience with Squish test automation tool is an important asset.


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