Senior Software QA Engineer
ACTIVE Network - Burnaby, BC

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Software QA Engineer – Web Application Testing
The Software QA Engineer is a critical part of the software delivery team at Active. This role will work with other QA Engineers, Software Developers, System Architects, and Business Analysts to determine the appropriate functional test strategy and build and execute the project test cases. The Software QA Engineer will play a key role in the project team, and help deliver high quality products to the market.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in QA efforts testing web-based software projects
  • Participate in project sprint planning processes
  • Write detailed test cases that ensure the correct level of test coverage for the application being tested
  • Identify and raise risks as early as possible in the system development life cycle
  • Develop and execute functional, smoke, system integration and regression test cases
  • Identify, isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify fixes
  • Test web applications using both white box and black box testing techniques
  • Provide status updates to the project team, and update the sprint backlog
  • Review requirements and design documentation, and communicated with Business Analyst, Product Owner and Developers actively to determine and implement the appropriate test strategy
  • Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities in processes, standards, and procedures in test automation and functional testing
  • Communicate and coordinate with local and offshore QA and Development teams

Desired Skills and Experience

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Technical understanding of web software concepts
  • Understanding of SQL queries and relational databases (academic expeirence is acceptable)
  • 2+ years of software testing in a web-based software environment
  • Passionate about quality and software testing
  • Working knowledge of Agile Development and how QA is performed within an Agile project
  • Knowledge and experience with test methodologies, QA process, and software release cycle.
  • Able to self-manage and prioritize work effectively under pressure
  • Experience working with remote/offshore teams
  • A strong desire to contribute to the release and success of leading-edge software products