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QA Analyst

About iQmetrix:

Founded by wireless retailers, iQmetrix is the leading provider of innovative software solutions for the wireless market. With platform-built, metrics-driven products from POS and full-suite retail management software, to endless aisle, dropship, e-commerce, and digital signage, iQmetrix has taken its unique understanding of the pain points in the industry to create better experiences for wireless retailers and their customers.

iQmetrix has rated among the Top 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for five years in a row. We have free fitness classes, hobby groups for everything from a board game club to numerous sports teams, beer taps and a Retirement Planning Program consisting of a matching RRSP and/or Employee Share Ownership component. We balance hard work with a commitment to lifestyle, competitive benefits and exciting perks, but what really make iQmetrix a great place to work are our fun and smart employees!

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About Our Team:

We work on developing new features for the Windows based software which sits at the heart of the iQmetrix wireless retail strategy. For us, this means constantly looking for new ways to improve our processes, our testing skills, and our understanding of how best to deliver value to our clients. We place high value on communication and team work, creativity and innovation, agility and ingenuity, and creating a great experience for everyone involved in our product! Each day brings new challenges and opportunities, and if you’re the kind of tester who thrives in an environment of constant change and pushing the boundaries of what was thought to be possible, then we want you on our team!

Purpose:

Providing thorough and robust testing coverage of all changes to the product

Accountabilities:

  • Validating that changes to the product do not negatively impact the user experience
  • Testing changes in feature branches before merging into the development branch
  • Testing changes in the development branch
  • Supporting developers in validating changes
  • Confirming availability of external dependencies and resources
  • Developing regression tests for important features and behaviours
  • Communicating with other testers to develop test cases

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Technical Diploma in Computer Science / Software Engineering (or related field) or at least 2 years of experience in software testing
  • Ability to work on designated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and discipline in carrying out tasks and following processes
  • Excellent logical and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life-Cycle

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with testing RESTful APIs using Postman and/or SoapUI
  • Experience writing and executing SQL queries
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio
  • Experience with Bug Tracking systems such as TFS and Jira
  • Understanding of Agile software development methodologies
  • Familiarity with programming languages and comfortability reading source code

What does it mean to be an iQer?

  • Communication Skills and Emotional Intelligence, someone who can listen to others and take multiple perspectives into consideration when decision making.
  • Passionate about their work. A lead who will not just tell teams what to do, but inspire them to do their best work.
  • Someone with interpersonal skills who can build strong relationships from scratch.
  • Humility, someone not afraid to admit their mistakes and work towards preventing them in the future.
  • Thinks about the health of the company before personal agendas. Someone who understands the importance of P&L responsibilities and how it fits into the big picture of a company.
  • Being a self starter, able to dive into the work without fear of making a mistake.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an evolving environment will go a long way at iQmetrix.
  • Not afraid to stick by their decisions and justify them, but willing to admit and learn from mistakes.

Application process:

If you are interested in joining our company and are committed to succeeding, please submit your resume and cover letter.  We thank all applicants for their interested, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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