Quality Assurance Lead

UNIT4 Business Software

January 22, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

UNIT4 Business Software is the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, a $624 million global business software and services company that creates, provides and supports software for Businesses Living IN Change. It offers solutions that help these fast-changing public, private, service and project-based ‘BLINC’ organizations embrace business change - simply, quickly and cost-effectively.

UNIT4 Agresso, the company’s flagship Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and UNIT4 Coda Financials, its best-of-class financial management software, are used by 6000+ organizations in more than 100 countries.

Job Summary: 

What this job is about

We have cultivated a challenging yet relaxed work atmosphere where people can get satisfaction from both doing great work under good conditions and from working with good colleagues, satisfied customers, while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.

The Victoria UNIT4 Development team carries out a wide variety of software development activities: the development of one major and several minor products within the Agresso product suite; the customization of the product suite for specific customers, at scales ranging from very small to enormous multi-year projects; and the adaptation of the standard product to US and Canadian requirements.

The QA Lead will be responsible for creating and maintaining project plans as defined by the product roadmap, ensuring the quality of product design, development and testing and be involved in test execution. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and a solid background in software development and a desire to learn about software design. You will be comfortable working alone and as part of a team with minimal supervision, be customer-focused, have a can-do attitude, excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review solution design documents to help identify gaps and provide feedback.
  • Project coordination to ensure that development project plans are achieved.
  • Maintain traceability from requirements to release.
  • Provide status updates to the development manager.
  • Be a process champion and ensure compliance within the team.
  • Review and execute test cases.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to support the Team goal of continuous improvement.
  • Participate in shared learning with other team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience/Skills Required

  • Attention to detail, reliability, creativity and curiosity are key qualities for this role.
  • Knowledge of QA/QC practices and methodologies.
  • Strong communication skills are required to be successful in providing feedback at all levels within the organization, assertiveness to stand up for quality and communicating with customers.
  • Experience using Agile and/or structured SDLC processes.
  • Experience in Windows environments.
  • Show persistence and look for alternatives when facing road blocks.
  • Have a commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills.

Desirable Skills

  • Familiar with business processes in a variety of sectors, in particular: Finance/accounting, Logistics, HR, Payroll, Travel or Project Management.
  • Experience with SQL and Oracle databases.
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation.
  • Experience in Project Management or familiar with PMP Methodologies.
  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience.

Join us in “embracing change”
Around the world, we look for potential employees - who are confident team players and have an unswerving commitment to excellence in customer service - to help us in our mission to deliver software products and services that enable our customers to cope easily and cost-effectively with changing business needs and operating environments.
At UNIT4, we recognize that our employees are key to our success. We value them highly and take care to select the right kind of people to work with us. Do you have what it takes to help businesses embrace change? We look for UNIT4 team members who:

  • have a CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Positive, self-starters who rise to the challenge and take personal responsibility for solutions and results
  • have CUSTOMER EMPATHY: Delivering relevant value to customers by listening, understanding and reflecting back what is heard and providing solutions
  • are HUMBLE: Respectfully collaborating in the best interest of the customer, company, team and self

Position Specifications

Reporting To: Development Manager
Supervises: None
Location: Victoria
Travel Requirements: Minimal

How To Apply: 

Join our Team!

Please submit your cover letter and resume online by clicking here and quoting competition #2014-64 Quality Assurance Lead in your cover letter.

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