Software Quality Assurance – Core Platform

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

Why Genetec?

From pioneer to leader in the security industry, Genetec has always been committed to providing the most innovative solutions. Today, we offer world-class IP security solutions with our unified security platform encompassing license plate recognition (LPR), video surveillance and access control. Genetec has been recognized as one of Montreal’s top employers for 13 years running.

The Platform Core team defines and develops the very heart of Genetec's flagship product, Security Center. We work daily with concepts like complex networking, software security, scalability and fault tolerance on the core of a large scale, high-availability, distributed client-server system.

The Platform Core group is looking for a strong software validation engineer that is passionate about high-tech systems evolving in complex networking architecture and distributed client-servers. You will be actively participating in the development cycle taking on responsibilities in creating the test systems and validating the quality of each release. You will be expected to understand end-to-end use cases and be good at system level testing and debugging.

We are looking for the kind of person that thrives in a changing and challenging environment. Someone who steps up to do whatever is needed without waiting to be asked. Expect to be a full partner, impacting the product, the quality, the processes, and the team’s direction.

What your day will look like:

What your day will look like:
• Build and maintain test setups for function, non-functional, and chaos testing
• Define and improve test strategies related to various characteristics of the system including functionalities, performance and resilience.
• Create and modify test plans to exercise the various test strategies.
• Develop testwares for product testing and feature integration to the system.
• Execute and report in an accurate way various test cases to help investigate and repair any found defect.
• Track and follow up on exposed defect to ensure proper resolution.
• Evaluate and estimate test effort and recommend any new improvement in strategy.

Why should you join our team?
• Because you’re passionate about large scale software development
• Because you thrive in a tightly knitted team of highly talented technical individuals
• Because you enjoy collaboration with other software developers from various parts of the organization

About you:

About you:
• Experience with Microsoft Windows environment, custom client-server applications and services
• Excellent knowledge of virtualization and cloud environments
• In-depth understanding of how a computer and its operating system work as well as what can affect its performances

Great if you have:

• Test certification
• Knowledge of testing strategies and techniques
• Visual Studio, Test Manager and Team Foundation Server 2015
• Knowledge of C# and SQL
• Knowledge of networking (TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST).
• Knowledge of common video containers (ASF, MP4, MKV) and codecs (MJPEG, MPEG-4, H.264, H.265).
• Knowledge of IP video surveillance.

Why you'll love Genetec:
•Attractive compensation package
•Work-life balance
•Flexible working schedule
•Free, unlimited Starbucks coffee
•Private free parking for all employees
•Onsite gym

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