Quality Assurance Test Analyst

March 21, 2022

Role Summary

Your primary role is to test our internal business applications and customer facing websites along with improving our Testing Process. You must be able to work with our QA Team Lead, peer developers and business sponsors to deliver a quality solution to our business stakeholders. You will be supporting Olympia’s in-house application development by writing test cases and testing/reporting defects.

As the ideal candidate, you must be able to deliver results in a dynamic and team oriented environment. You must able to multitask and able to thrive in an ever-changing environment, build relationships naturally, adapt quickly, and communicate effectively.  

Role Responsibilities

- Perform functional testing, GUI testing, Tracking defects, as well as troubleshooting issues

- Collaborate with business analysts and developers to create and execute software test cases

- Assist with design documentation, configuration management and software deployment

- Assist in deployment processes by reviewing tickets for deployment, doing pull requests, working with leadership to authorize the deployment

- Submit and track defects for resolution by software developers

- Provide support to internal users via phone, e-mail and on occasion through meetings

- Identify, diagnose, report, and assist developers in resolving defects and verifying bug fixes

- Provide clear, concise, documentation to support end users

- Decipher and translate business logic into test plans on VSTS

Personal Characteristics

- Passion for solving problems, investigating code issues and business logic

- Able to think outside of the box on a variety of conditions to expand the scope of QA

- Adept to work within a small team both collaboratively and independently with minimal supervision

- Self-motivated

- Superior verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

- Inquisitive approach with proven analytical abilities

- Confident in making optimal decisions

- Exceptional time management with the aptitude to establish priorities

- Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail “Critical Thinking”

- Ability to learn new technologies

Experience and Skills

- College and or University Degree in Computer Science or comparable Quality Assurance experience (3+ years)

- Good understanding of, and experience with, virtualization. Understanding of cloud computing infrastructure basics (Visual Studio, Azure) is a plus

- Training and experience with Product Acceptance Testing

- Training and experience with testing documentation (Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Reports, Change Requests)

- Training and / or experience with managing / logging incidents reports

- Experience with Selenium RC and Selenium Web Driver

- Understanding of Web and Application Services

- Successful completion of a Criminal Background check will be required

Preferred Skills

- Experience using Test Driven Development

- Experience with Telerik and Telerik Test Studio

- An understanding of database fundamentals, TSQL and/or equivalent database experience

- Exposure to the agile development methodology, iterative development and testing

- Continuous Integration, Code Promotion and Deployment

- Financial applications experience an asset

- C# and Javascript programming knowledge is a plus

Perks and Benefits of being an Olympian:

  • Health Spending and Wellness Account
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan with matching company contribution
  • Virtual healthcare and Employee and Family Assistance Platform
  • Educational development for employees and dependents as well as an employee referral program
  • Olympia Charitable Foundation with donation matching and volunteer opportunities
  • Discounted movie tickets, ski passes and golf passes
  • Canvas Art program to decorate your work office or home
  • Discount perks program
  • Parental leave program, supporting new parents, regardless of gender
  • Weekly Chiropractor appointments in the Calgary Office
  • Discounted on-site gym for the Calgary Office

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