Software Quality Assurance Specialist - Application Group

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Job Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Job Category:
Test System / QA

Why Genetec?

Are you looking to being part of a company where you will be at the helm of your own career? At Genetec you will be encouraged to ask questions, share your ideas and to be independent. We believe that everyone’s voice deserves to be heard and we want you to learn and to grow within your role to maximize your potential. Our family, of over 1300 people globally, is made up of diverse individuals who are passionate about technology and are quick to try new ideas, even if it means risking failure. Most of all, we are all proud to say that we have the privilege to work with some of the coolest, smartest and nicest people we know - Each other! There are many reasons as to why we were chosen as one of Montreal’s Top Employers for over a decade.

Is being part of an inclusive, equal opportunity employer important to you? It is for us! Genetec is committed to ensure an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Team:

Genetec’s Application Group team is looking for a proficient hands-on QA Specialist who is passionate about testing a variety of applications developed for specific industry needs. We are looking for the kind of person who thrives in a changing and challenging environment and enjoys variety in their work. The ideal candidate would possess a thorough knowledge of QA practices and techniques and be able to work with a group of other System Test Specialists/QA Engineer’s or independently. The candidate will be involved in the analysis, detailed planning and execution of test projects.

In collaboration with development teams, this position will work on the latest technologies available in the security industry.

What your day will look like:

• Participate in the analysis of the needs expressed by the client, interact with the development team in order to define its overall test strategy.
• Evaluate and estimate the overall test efforts.
• Design, write and maintain the test benchmarks and programs and CI/CD (continuous integration, continuous delivery) pipeline for each project
• Execute test plans according to the most appropriate methodology, report anomalies and follow their corrections with the development team.
• Communicate the results of testing activities.
• Participate in the continuous improvement of the test repository, processes and tools

About you:

• Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position.
• Strong analytical and functional experience.
• Attention to detail, curious, rigorous and proactive.
• Result oriented and customer satisfaction.
• Excellent organizational and priority management skills.
• Ability to work independently while sharing a strong team spirit.
• Be a driving force in promoting quality within the team.
• Professional autonomy in English

Technical Requirements:

• Proven experience in software testing and validation.
• Knowledge of testing techniques and strategies.
• Good general technological and IT experience.
• Strong knowledge of computer network principles, client-server applications, Microsoft environments.
• General knowledge of virtualized environments (VMWare), cloud computing application platforms (Azure) and containerization (Docker).
• Certification in testing is a plus

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.