Quality Control Analyst

UNIT4 Business Software

January 22, 2014

Original postings on the Viatec site are removed after the position is closed, but the posting will be archived here. The original posting was at
http://www.viatec.ca/job-board/10783

Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Job
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.

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.

Job Summary: 

A QC Analyst is responsible for the quality of our products; the ideal candidate is passionate about software testing and has made this their chosen profession. 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

  • Responsible for designing and executing tests cases to uncover defects and improve the overall quality of our software.
  • Reviewing requirements and solution design, providing feedback as needed.
  • Test individual system components: Client, Web, databases, APIs, utilities.
  • Triage and prioritize defects.
  • Plan and build effective test environments with useful test data.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to support the QC Team goal of continuous improvement.
  • Participate in shared learning with other team members.
  • Help to ensure that development project plans are achieved.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience/Skills Required

  • Attention to detail, reliability, creativity and curiosity are key qualities for this role.
  • Knowledge of test practices and methodologies.
  • Required communication skills: providing feedback to developers, assertiveness to stand up for quality, 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 and delivering projects within budget.
  • Ability to estimate tasks.

Desirable Skills

  • Familiar with business processes in a variety of sectors, in particular: Finance/accounting, Logistics, HR, Payroll, Student Information Systems, Travel or Project Management.
  • Experience with SQL and Oracle databases.
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation.
  • 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 # 2014-60 Quality Control Analyst in your cover letter.
 

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