Quality Assurance Analyst

SUMMARY

The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for testing the ACD product line using Black Box testing methodologies. The QA Analyst will be responsible for testing our product line, which consists of Windows and macOS software products, Web Applications, and Websites.

Through collaboration with other QA and Engineering team members, the QA Analyst contributes to or is responsible for creating a test plan, test strategy, and test cases that meet the needs of the high-quality standards set at ACD Systems.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Expertise – demonstrable depth of knowledge and skill in Quality Assurance/Software testing.
  • Initiative – the ability to identify what needs to be done and do it before being asked or before the situation requires it.
  • Innovation – the ability to foster, sponsor, or support the introduction of new and improved methods, procedures, or technologies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define, document, develop and execute black-box testing. Includes the development and execution of test plans, test strategies, and test cases.
  • Test by comparing operation to documentation.
  • Identify, analyze, and document defects, questionable functions, and inconsistencies in software.
  • Recommend modifications and additions to product features.
  • Work with Engineering to establish and verify benchmarks for program efficiency in operating and response times.
  • Review hardware, operating systems, networking environments, and competitor software.
  • Identify and build applicable hardware and test environments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must understand black-box testing methodologies.
  • Technical knowledge of PC & Mac, networking, and operating systems.
  • Technical knowledge of web technologies.
  • Test-strategy development skills, including creating test cases, with or without a specification document.
  • Experience with testing tools and when their use is beneficial.
  • The ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Effective problem-solving, analytical, and investigative skills.
  • Experience working in an agile engineering environment (desirable).
  • Careful attention to detail!
  • Must have strong English communication skills, written and verbal.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma or Degree in Computer Science; or related experience.
  • 2+ years of QA experience in a formal testing environment (desirable).
  • Experience working with remote teams (desirable).

And most importantly, do you have an interest in photography? Do you enjoy editing photos? Do you know what a RAW file is? The difference between editing and developing an image? If yes, we want to talk with you. Please clearly identify your photography and image editing skills in your cover letter and resume.

How to Apply


Thank you to all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please forward your cover letter and resume to hr@acdsystems.com, indicating the Job Title in the Subject Line.
Office location: 203 – 1662 McKenzie Ave, Victoria, BC