Our clients business continues to grow and we are adding  an additional QA person. The ideal candidate will have a programming background and has chosen to take QA as their desired career path.


The purpose of this role and why this role exists

  • Flex-hours outside core hours 10-4
  • Flexible working location when required
  • Currently located in trendy ol’downtown area right beside a terrific coffee shop. Lots of eateries, specialty food shops and outdoor patios within a stone’s throw
  • Currently walking distance to the GO station on Lakeshore West line which runs every 30 minutes, however, we’re growing and moving to a short bus ride away from the GO station
  • We use Slack and other video conferencing tools to collaborate remotely alongside many other modern tools
  • We have amazing clients who are fun to work with and appreciate our value to them
  • We are the sole technology provider for several clients where we have been able to earn their trust and respect
  • A breadth of experience exposure across several personalities, client types, projects, and industries
  • Casual, yet professional environment
  • BYOD

Top Responsibilities

The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely QA estimates, author test cases and plans, prioritize, coordinate and perform testing activities for multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ensure all user stories have adequate detail in the acceptance criteria as input to test case development
  • Design, develop and execute automated regression scripts using open source tools
  • Ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved
  • Articulate QA criteria to the third-party on-shore QA company. Coordinate QA work packages and manage resulting issues identified by them
  • Reproduce issues reported by clients

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see

All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • 5 years experience performing QA within software companies and strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • You have past QA experience in software companies vs. banks or insurance companies
  • Experience with creating test cases & plan, manual and automated regression testing, and load testing
  • Experience with web automated regression tools such as Ghost Inspector
  • Experience with load testing tools such as Siege
  • Working with external QA services provider, coordinating work packages
  • Understand software architecture
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Sound like you? Sent your resume to rick@searchvelocity.ca now!

Please include your resume.

About the Company

Our client builds commercial applications. They’re 6+ year old growing firm with over 10 software engineers plus business analysts/project managers, and creative talent delivering some really cool stuff. They own some projects entirely, sometimes they’re an extension of the client. 50%+ of their products can be found in an app store or publicly on-line.