Lead Quality Assurance Analyst

Robert Half - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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Some companies claim to have a warm, family atmosphere. When I visited this particular office, I was blown away by the fact that in their case, it was actually true. This well-established software product development firm is nestled in a Richmond business park, and the people working there sure seem to love it.


In this Quality Assurance Lead role, you will be joining this small, yet growing family of software professionals in the Richmond office. Your peers will be software developers, testers and software support people. As a team, they all contribute to making a great product (and providing great support and service) for their customers who are spread out around the globe.

As a lead, you will work closely with all the other people in the office to understand the deep inner-workings of the software. Then you will come up with innovative ways to test the software, and test the limits of the functionality. The product is highly configurable, and this means there are many different configuration possibilities


In this full time position, you’ll earn a competitive base salary, and you’ll receive extended health and dental benefits, and paid vacation. On top of that you’ll be working in a positive, supportive environment surrounded by people who love their work.


The current staff at this company mentioned that the atmosphere within the company is one of continuous learning. They also talked about being able to get involved in decisions and projects outside the scope of their ‘normal’ work. So this means for someone who is motivated by learning and technical challenges, it could be a good option. All the people I spoke with also emphasized that they value analytical skills, and they look for people who are detail-oriented and like working with sensitive data.


In this role, you’ll be working primarily with Microsoft tools, using the .NET development framework. You’ll have a chance to work with the latest versions of the .NET framework testing tools including Azure DevOps, and Microsoft’s most recent cloud-based software offerings.


If you're interested in pursuing this role, please contact me for an initial discussion. This is a chance for us to discuss specifics, such as the company name, the key hiring managers, and the more in-depth job requirements. This is also a great opportunity to talk about your overall career goals and preferences. We can even discuss other potential roles which may fit what you're looking for.

If there is a suitable match, then I will make an introduction to the client on your behalf, and organize a series of interviews. The hiring process typically takes 1-2 weeks from start-to-finish.

For a more complete discussion, please email me at nathan.wawruck@roberthalf.com. Also, even if you're not quite ready to apply for the role, please send me a brief note on LinkedIn to keep in contact for the future (www.linkedin.com/in/wawruck/)

A bit about myself - my name is Nathan, and I am a recruitment consultant based in Vancouver, BC. I have over a decade of matching software and IT professionals to job opportunities. Whenever possible I prefer to meet face-to-face, and I am always looking to connect with like-minded tech enthusiasts in the Vancouver area


Here are some of the items that you'll bring to the table for this role:

[-] You have been testing enterprise software for at least five years, and you have taken on leadership duties within your testing activities
[-] You are comfortable working with database technologies, such as MS Azure SQL Database, and good old MS SQL Server, or equivalents from Oracle or postgreSQL
[-] You have experience setting up test environments and staging environments for dev, test and production
[-] You are able to commute to Richmond ideally by vehicle, as transit options are somewhat limited to this location


[-] Preference will be given to candidates who are currently in Vancouver with proper working permission to work in Canada
[-] No relocation or VISA sponsorship support will be offered for this role