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Quality Assurance Specialist

 Job Description

Reporting to QA Manager, you will be a proactive enthusiastic team member with a primary responsibility of performing tests on applications to isolate and solve issues.
As part of this team, you will work closely with team members and developers to find solutions to technical problems to ensure the product meets the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance. Thus, your self-motivation and desire to learn will be very critical in this role.
 

Principal Acccountabilities
  • Develop and execute manual and automated test scenarios;
  • Assist with developing quality assurance standards and measures;
  • Assess and report problems and errors which are discovered;
  • Focus and prioritize testing based on prior areas of concern, and areas of current/future development focus;
  • Identify areas in software applications that require modification prior to being released;
  • Maintain own testing environment using sample field data;
  • Report bugs, track defects, and collaborate with developers to resolve issues;
  • Propose appropriate solutions to problems discovered during testing; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of College Diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • 2+ years’ work experience in software testing;
  • Experience diagnosing, reporting and tracking quality issues;
  • Good working knowledge of database technologies;
  • Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle, QA processes and modern test methodologies;
  • Familiarity with QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, test design and execution;
  • Experience with tools that support automated testing (including Java, Junit, Selenium, and the Jenkins continuous integration tool); and
  • Aviation experience/knowledge a plus, as is fluency in other languages

Please send your resume and a detailed cover letter explaining your experience, knowledge, and ability towards this career path, and why we need to speak with you, to hr@winair.ca. Please include the position title in the subject line.

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you require any accommodation at any point in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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