Senior Consultant | Senior Tester
in Fredericton, NB

Fredericton, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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PQA has been going strong since 1997! As Canada's largest and most established independent software testing company, we insist on working with 'quality' people who share our passion for doing the job right! We are obsessed with quality and testing, and have built a team of people who believe quality is the most important deliverable.

We take pride in our commitment to the communities across Canada in which we are located because we know there is more to life than work. Our team members enjoy opportunities for continuous learning and they work with leading-edge companies, technologies, and tools.

We are growing across Canada and looking for an experienced Senior Tester to help us do that! This successful candidate will ideally be based in our Fredericton office and working on-site at least four days per week.

Responsibilities

  • Perform risk-based and context-driven functional software testing
  • Conduct testing to align with client test methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, BDD, etc)
  • Use defect tracking and test case management systems to document test cases, record defects and record test case execution results
  • Work/communicate directly with project stakeholders including Business and external Vendors and discuss defects, priority of testing activities
  • Extract testing requirements from functional / business requirements and transform them to test cases
  • Write detailed test plans, test cases and test status reports

Qualifications

  • Computer Science degree, Engineering degree, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of experience as a Software Quality Assurance Analyst including experience in Test case/Test data design, Test execution, Test reporting
  • 3+ years' experience with Test Management tools such as ALM/QC, JIRA, gTest
  • 3+ years' experience with automation tools (Selenium, QTP/UFT, Tosca, etc)
  • Preference will be given to those with experience in service level API testing (SoapUI, Postman, Katalon, etc)
  • Preference will be given to those with experience using Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, GitLab, etc)
  • ISTQB certification or similar testing certification considered an asset
  • Ability to write SQL queries
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience having tested complex IT solutions
  • Experience having performed System Integration testing and UAT support
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to propose practical solutions to complex problems
  • Assertive and can help drive better quality practices
  • Flexibility, self-motivation and the ability to give and receive feedback at all levels
  • Adaptable and willing to work through challenges with a positive attitude
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships in a team oriented environment

Work With Us

At PQA Testing, we encourage our employees' personal career growth. We have plans in place to make sure that each employee is connected with a mentor to help guide them through their professional development, offer regular lunch & learns, and give our employees chances to attend industry conferences.

Our employee's health and wellness is #1 here at PQA Testing. We offer health incentives for our full-time employees to help them reach their goals of a healthy lifestyle, including a company-wide mental health day annually. PQA is always organizing events that bring all of us closer, even if virtually!

PQA respectfully acknowledges that our offices are located on treaty territories, unceded First Nations and Inuit territories, and part of Métis homelands. We honour their long history of welcoming many Nations to the beautiful Turtle Island and we actively work towards reconciliation between Métis, Inuit, and First Nation peoples and non-Indigenous people on this Land.

We contribute to proactive employment practices to promote inclusivity and diversity to those especially marginalized populations such as women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples, and all other groups protected under the Human Rights Code.

We are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

Company Website: http://www.pqatesting.com
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About Professional Quality Assurance Ltd

Who We Are
Professional Quality Assurance (PQA) is Canada's software testing specialist.

With offices in 9 cities across Canada and clients in countries around the world, we are a global company that still feels like a startup. Since 1997, we have been helping organizations all over the world reach their quality objectives by delivering scalable, proven, quality-centric managed services. Companies such as Apple, Suncor, TD Bank, Medavie, BCLC, LinkedIn, Boeing, and many others have gained considerable advantage from our Quality Assurance (QA), Testing, and eLearning expertise and experience.

We deliver specialized QA services to our clients with the goal of helping them increase profitability, boost customer satisfaction, manage development cycles and implement quality-centric solutions. We develop innovative approaches and solutions, designed to generate increased efficiencies, competitive advantage, and market share for our clients.

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