Software Quality Assurance Technician
Vimsoft Inc. - Dieppe, NB

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Vimsoft develops information management software solutions that drive efficiencies for broadcasting and media organizations throughout the Americas and Europe.

Are you interested in joining a growing and dynamic team that develops innovative software for companies like the CBC - Radio-Canada, the US military, Major League Baseball, and Sweden National TV?

Are you interested in a performance-focused environment with profit-sharing options?

This is your chance to develop a career working with enterprise-level clients and using cutting-edge technologies. Vimsoft has been steadily growing to meet the high demand for our software solutions, yet we retain our small-company advantages—meaning your input can influence important decisions.

Overall Objective and Purpose
Generate and execute test cases
Organize, design, and plan activities required for ensuring a quality product

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, designing, defining, and detailing system test cases for a large business application
  • Developing and executing manual test cases and automated test scripts
  • Working closely with the development team to understand how features have been implemented
  • Setting up required hardware/software, and planning and preparing test data in multiple environments
  • Assisting in coordination, preparation, and presentation of software products to customers
  • Recording, reporting, and tracking defects to accurately depict the status of the testing phase and the quality of the software
  • Identifying test techniques and tools to ensure product quality and test completion
  • Assisting with the implementation of automated testing tools

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience with university degree, or a minimum of four years of related work experience with community college certificate
  • Experience with both automated and manual testing techniques
  • Knowledge of software testing concepts and techniques; familiarity with test automation tools
  • Experience with software development lifecycle; this includes experience in software development, software testing, software design, and software process improvement activities
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in English is required (written & spoken); French would be a strong asset
  • Experience writing/maintaining detailed test cases and managing test data
  • Fast typing skills, and proficiency using all Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Good observation skills and attention to detail are essential

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with any programming language and/or database knowledge would be considered an asset
  • Specific programming experience in test automation
  • Exposure to a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques & tools
  • Media industry work experience
  • Proficiency in other languages such as Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese

Compensation and Terms of Employment
Vimsoft offers a competitive salary, a profit-sharing plan, and a Group Benefit Plan that includes health and dental coverage.


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