Software Quality Assurance

PRICE INDUSTRIES LIMITED - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Price Industries Limited, North America’s leading manufacturer and distributor of air distribution products (www.priceindustries.com) is a dynamic, progressive and innovative organization looking for new talent in our growing Winnipeg office and manufacturing facility. If you thrive on new challenges, pushing yourself to new heights and working in a team-driven environment, you should consider the following opportunity.

Software Quality Assurance

The Software Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for conducting thorough testing and debugging software to ensure that quality standards are met and functionality is aligned with specifications. He or she will deliberately attempt to crash the program, testing to verify functionality, ease of use and reliability to meet performance standards, using approved procedures. The Software Quality Assurance Analyst will document all keystrokes and bugs identified through the testing process, noting all error codes and producing detailed reports. Testing may be conducted on new software as well as updated versions.

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include:
Knowledge of major tasks and deliverables based on best practice QA methodologies and disciplines related to the delivery of new or enhanced applications. Proven end to end knowledge of the software QA testing process including the tools and techniques for implementing, automating and executing test plans and cases.
Ability to read and analyze system specifications and help validate the deliverables.
Proven ability to analyze received requirements and the ability to highlight documentation/requirement gaps.
Ability to understand points of integration between the product being tested and other company applications.
Design test plan and test cases from functional specifications that cover user experience, functionality requirements and performance goals. Create/Update/Review/Execute manual test cases.
Help develop and maintain automated test scenarios.
Review and update existing test cases to improve coverage and accuracy.
Execute test plans and test scripts to certify the application and resulting data correctness.
Identify, report and verify software defects working with developers and subject matter experts to help reproduce and resolve bugs.
Help recommend and implement new QA tools and processes.
Promote and advocate quality achievement and performance improvement across the organization.
Persuade staff to adopt and incorporate quality methods into their work.
Produce and maintain QA control documentation.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:
Certificate in Quality Assurance or Technologist's Diploma or a satisfactory mix of education and practical experience.
4 + years’ experience in a Software QA tester role which included the use of QA systems and adherence to regulations, guidelines, and associated standards. Direct knowledge of QA methodologies.
Must possess excellent communication skills for liaising and communicating with Business Systems, customers and internal departments.
Practical experience with risk management, product testing, capability studies, and control plans.
Perform exploratory testing as needed.
Highly motivated and self-directed capable of multi-tasking, and able to work with minimal supervision.
Extremely detail-oriented and an analytical thinker.
Ability to recognize gaps and the initiative to suggest solutions for them.
Able to interface directly with cross-functional teams.
Ability to create and review technical documentation, including project plans, test procedures, and design documents.
Able to achieve metrics.
Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Experience working in an environment with an ERP system is considered an asset.
Experience with excel based applications is considered an asset.
Experience with automated testing tools including TestComplete is considered an asset.
Experience with API testing is considered an asset.

Should this excellent opportunity interest you, please submit your resume, including salary expectations.

We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.