Software Tester
Demeure - Waterloo, ON

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Job Description
Demeure is an early stage company with an ambitious plan to disrupt the travel industry with an innovative online marketplace platform that lets participants engage, interact and benefit in ways never before possible. We are expanding our Waterloo Engineering team and are looking for an outstanding Senior Software Tester. If you are smart, a strong team player, passionate about what you do, and looking for a place where you can truly influence the direction of the product, the team, and the approach, we’d love to hear from you!

What you’ll do:

  • Work on an agile software delivery team
  • Learn, teach, communicate, and collaborate every day
  • Provide software testing expertise, perspective, and direction to the team
  • Participate in decomposing high level requirements into testing tasks and work items
  • Define, design and implement an automated testing framework
  • Test and deploy working software in an iterative manner
  • Devise creative testing strategies and manage the associated test plan and execution
  • Automate acceptance tests, performance tests, capacity tests, and anything else that can be automated
  • Complement automated testing efforts with exploratory testing where required
  • Contribute wherever you can to help the team meet its commitments
  • Support the tools and products that the team delivers


  • At least 5 years of professional web or other relevant software testing experience
  • Solid experience implementing test automation frameworks and associated test scripts
  • Solid experience with exploratory testing techniques
  • Solid experience with test case management and reporting
  • Strong capabilities in critical thinking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other team members
  • Post-secondary education

Extra credit:

  • Familiarity with Ruby, Python, MySQL, Linux, GitHub
  • Familiarity with Selenium
  • Familiarity with Scrum and XP
  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery concepts

About Demeure
Demeure is an online travel infrastructure provider that operates its own travel marketplace and licenses its proprietary Marketplace Management System (MMS) to third parties to power their own networks. The MMS enables conflict-free multichannel participation in an ecosystem that generates network effects. Demeure’s multi-sided marketplace allows travelers, vacation property owners, hoteliers and industry suppliers to book authentic travel experiences, list properties, and trade in the market. Demeure's curated portfolio of thousands of properties benefits marketplace participants and licensees of the MMS. We offer a casual but fast-paced work environment, a competitive compensation package, and a generous stock option plan. Our head office is located in vibrant Uptown Waterloo, Ontario.

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