junior qa engineer in toronto

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job type
permanent
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job details

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location
toronto, ontario
job category
Technologies
job type
permanent
reference number
2102576PROEN
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job description

POSITION SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Software QA Engineer is responsible for the execution and the
development of automated tests, enhancement and testing of an investment fund accounting system. As a
member of an agile software development team you will be tasked with the troubleshooting of software issues and
the writing and execution of manual test plans for software quality control. You will work with business analysts
and end-users of an in-house developed software system to help define testing requirements and deliver on the
execution of the testing needs. This represents a unique opportunity to be part of an established agile software
development team that develops and implements new cutting-edge applications.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Maintain and develop automated test cases, and incorporate tests created by colleagues into the
common automation framework.
• Work with the Business Analysts and Developers to write and execute manual tests cases for the on-going
software development effort.
• Troubleshoot critical defects in software coding.
• Develop a professional and productive relationship with staff.
• Identify areas for automation, collect test data requirements, develop new test metrics and techniques to
maximize testing efficiency and scalability.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Technical
• Experience with web technologies (JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS)
• Experience with the ASP.NET development environment.
• Working knowledge of the MS SQL database environment.
• Working knowledge of object oriented design and application design principles.
• Knowledge of network architectures, communication protocols in LAN/WAN environments.

Work Experience
• 1 – 2 years of overall software testing experience (academic or professional experience)
• Knowledge of the investment fund industry systems, operations, technical and business processes (an
asset, but not required).
• Hands-on experience working with relational database systems (SQL Server preferably).

Education
• University Degree or College Diploma in Computer Science (or equivalent experience in the field).
• Preference will be given to applicants with relevant certificates and training in Information Technology.
• Preference will be given to applicants with current training and skill-sets.

Soft Skills
• Good communication and inter-personal skills.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision to prioritize and manage work.
• Ability to work as an effective member of a team.
• Strong attention to detail.
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