Senior QA Engineer

Yocale Business - Vancouver, BC (20 months ago)

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Fantastic opportunity to work for one of the fastest growing start-ups in Vancouver. We are looking for a local, self-motivated, passionate, creative, and experienced Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer.

Role Responsibilities
Participate in requirement/specifications review, test planning, creation, review and execution of test cases, defect reporting, and defect verification
Perform functional, non-functional, regression, integration, performance testing
Collaborate with other team members during the investigation and reproduction of defects that impact our customers
Provide root cause analysis to escalations and other important issues
Build subject matter expertise in product domains and utilize the knowledge to provide estimate, identity mitigated risks, assess product quality and release readiness
Participate in documentation of QA team methodologies and technical knowledge base for posterity’s sake
Provide meaningful feedback to management on critical issues in a timely fashion, with relevant suggestions
Coach and train junior QAs in areas of expertise and take on extra responsibilities as the team grows
Work with team in definition and implementation of new QA Tools
Take initiative on QA automation strategy
Be able to work in a fast paced environment and find the right balance between delivering quality products and aggressive release cycles
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment
Expert knowledge of software quality assurance concepts and principles
Expert knowledge in developing comprehensive and scenario-based test plan, test cases given business requirement/user stories
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and best practise
Goal oriented self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team environment with minimal supervision
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in an environment with rapidly changing responsibilities and requirements
Proven record of analytical and troubleshooting skills
Hands-on experience with both black box and grey box testing
Solid knowledge of relational database concepts and Simple Query Language (SQL scripts)
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
Experience with mobile applications
Familiarity with Team Foundation Service
Experience with automation frameworks for web and mobile
Has the know-how to generate supporting documentation for a project that allows other members of the team to participate in testing
Previous experience with open source tool for QA activities

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:
Quality Assurance, Troubleshooting: 4 years