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Tundra Technical Solutions QA Engineer Contract in Calgary, AB

Tundra Technical Solutions

Branch Calgary AB CA

Position:
QA Engineer
Location:
Calgary, AB

Own medium-sized quality engineering tasks; S/he contributes to quality engineering discussions. Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and…

Job Title: QA Engineer

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Duration: 6 Months+

Role Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for testing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. S/he contributes to quality engineering discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Own medium-sized quality engineering tasks; and delivers while mentoring and helping team members
  • Make technology choices at individual level and has ability to analyze impact
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Integrate project testing with continuous-integration process * Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions
  • Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and testing methodology for a software project
  • Develop and executes maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases
  • UI test automation skills are required

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in IT industry with expertise in product validation and test automation.

Technical Expertise:

  • Experience in test automation
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to write Java code and/or shell scripts for the purposes of testing solution code (e.g., white-box testing).
  • Experience testing web services (SOAP/REST; Throughput, Performance under Load, etc.) * Experience with issue-tracking and agile project management systems such as Jira,, Confluence, Rally, etc.
  • Experience working in Linux/Unix and Windows environments.
  • Experience working with virtual machines (VMs) as part of a test/integration infrastructure

Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts * Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices Personal Attributes:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Quality Assurance: 5 years

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23
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