Quality Assurance Analyst


RAPID RTC is seeking an experienced and energetic Quality Assurance Analyst to join our growing team. Reporting to the Manager of Quality Assurance, you will be responsible for performing software testing, data validation and release management, and developing QA processes utilizing the Software Development Life Cycle methods and best practices.  The Quality Assurance Analyst will effectively use the most effective approach to achieve optimal quality and reduce risk, given time constraints and other limitations to ensure the delivery of high standards in customer experience. Excellent analytical, attention to details, communication and documentation skills are critical to this position.

The position involves…

  • Creating and documenting test cases and scripts from various project deliverables and inputs, including specified functional and non-functional requirements, business stakeholder input and design specifications, to ensure appropriate test coverage and to estimate testing effort
  • Planning and executing manual and technical test strategies in accordance with test standards, guidelines, plans and cases
  • Performing functional, regression and other types of testing activities for planned software releases, feature enhancements, hotfixes and/or data changes
  • Conducting thorough system and integration testing on assigned work, escalating issues to Quality Assurance Lead and Product Owner if concerned about project quality or overall project health
  • Documenting defects uncovered and reporting findings to the development team using Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Participating in requirements/user story reviews and code walk-throughs to analyze and design appropriate test cases and project risk
  • Suggesting ways to improve the general usability of the application
  • Working independently and raising issues/concerns as needed
  • Where possible, identifying potential automation opportunities and collaborating with other Quality Assurance Analysts to develop automated tools to help promote improvements and efficiencies

Our ideal candidate will have…

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in an applicable field
  • Strong communication and documentation skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to categorize and prioritize defects and coverage to balance completion time and quality risk
  • The ability to learn and understand project functional requirements and logic
  • Knowledge of various formal testing methodologies including scripting
  • Familiar with automation and work to enhance test automation capability through scripting and other software tools
  • The ability to both plan and conduct tests to ensure quality of work items
  • Strong time management skills in order to meet respective deadlines
  • 3+ years experience in software Quality Assurance testing or equivalent experience
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Experience in agile and waterfall testing environments
  • Experience using automated testing tools an asset, such as TestComplete, SoapUI, ReadyAPI and/or Selenium Apium
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

RAPID RTC offers a competitive compensation package including benefits, and a fun yet challenging work environment. We promote continuous improvement in our staff, processes, technological skills, and foster career growth throughout.

If you are ready for the challenge, please forward your resume to hr@rapidrtc.com.

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