Software QA Engineer

INgrooves

July 03, 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/11836

Job Category: 
Technical
Job Specialization: 
Engineering
Job
Company Overview: 

About Isolation Network Inc.

Isolation Network (aka INgrooves), a partner of Universal Music Group Distribution, is an established industry pioneer & leader in the digital media space.  The company provides end-to-end digital asset management, including distribution and marketing for the music and book publishing industries.  We provide these end-to-end services to major media conglomerates, mid-ranged labels and publishers and quality independent artists alike throughout network of media store partnerships which include iTunes, Amazon, Google, Spotify, Pandora and hundreds of others.

 

Job Summary: 

The Role

We are looking for energetic and decisive QA Engineers to become part of an agile software development and deployment team.  Ideal candidates will be devoted and determined Quality Assurance professionals, who thrive on challenge, enjoy working in a fast paced development environment with a team of creative problem solvers, designers and engineers.  Isolation Network embraces a creative, resourceful and proactive approach to agile software development.  Become a part of a talented, cohesive team and culture to show off and expand your talents.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Testing, evaluating and validating software functionality and readiness
  • Creating and implementing test plans and procedures for software features
  • Writing and progressing test automation and test harnesses for new and existing features
  • Refining, tracking and reporting on key quality and performance metrics
  • Participating as a core member in defining, implementing and progressing a test automation framework
  • Collaborating with Developers, Scrum Masters and Operations to understand and improve the features and purpose of the platform

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL and familiarity with .Net, HTML5 & Flex
  • Ability to write scripts (SQL, Python, shell, C#) to perform complex data verification
  • A passion for testing and a tenacious desire to ensure end-to-end quality, code readiness and functional completeness
  • Fundamental and current understanding of software development lifecycle, testing principals, best practices and methodologies
  • Functional experience with Test Automation Tools and Practices (X-unit, Zephyr, Selenium, etc.)
  • Experience with manual testing of desktop, web services and data integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment

Desirable Experience:

  • Familiarity with the Atlassian suite of software tools
  • Fundamental understanding of Agile (Scrum & Kanban) and Continuous Integration
  • Visual Studio, debugging tools and methods, version control, build automation and code development a plus