We’re seeking a Senior Quality Assurance Analyst who will be responsible for delivering quality, well-tested software, apps, websites and custom marketing experiences. The ideal candidate has experience with industry standard QA tools. The analyst is expected to work with a team and to work independently with equal proficiency.

Responsibilities:

Role involves analyzing and understanding project requirements, devising appropriate test strategies, developing high-level test scenarios to implement the strategy, and elaborating scenarios into detailed test cases.

  • Own the role throughout the project. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Understanding requirements to write and execute tests (manual and automated)
  • Monitoring testing progress
  • Reporting statuses and logging defects
  • Tracking defect fixes
  • Choosing when and what to re-test
  • Collaborating with team members, monitor project progress
  • Incorporating schedule and scope changes
  • Shepherding the overall product to delivery, while being responsible for quality
  • Participating in test automation. Writing manual tests with a view to automation, learning the automation tools in use, scripting automated tests, and extending the automation infrastructure.
  • Collaborating with the business and development teams to produce requirements that are well-documented and clear.
  • Maintaining subject matter expertise for the systems under test and using that expertise to create, maintain, and extend the test case library.
  • Participating in team process improvement. Understand our development life cycle, and participating in its continuous improvement.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of Quality Assurance experience required
  • Knowledge of QA theory and methodology
  • Ability to define and execute different types of testing: functionality, reliability, usability, efficiency, maintainability, portability (and others)
  • Ability to define and execute different types of tests: integration, system, regression; positive, negative; performance, load, stress (and others)
  • Expertise in exploratory testing; able to test a product in the absence of requirements
  • Experience with testing web sites and web pages, especially ecommerce; knowledge of tools such as Selenium, Fiddler, Firebug, WAPT, etc.
  • Experience with test automation, preferably beyond record/playback and scripting; knowledge of programming languages preferred
  • Strong written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to organize work efficiently across multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Works well under pressure to meet due dates
  • Able to work with no or minimal supervision and willing to take the initiative
  • Enthusiastic attitude, eager to continue growing and learning
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability

Location: Vancouver, Toronto

Apply via tweet @idearebel or email careers@idearebel.com