Quality Assurance Specialist – Randstad Ottawa, ON

About the Job

Our client an industry leader in Cyber Security and Digital Identity Access is seeking to recruit a full time Quality Assurance Specialist with at least 5 years of experience to be part of their growing Product Development team.

Reporting to: QA Team Lead

Key Responsibilities
– Understanding of QA methodology and industry best practices
– Solicit understanding of requirements and provide feedback
– Seek to understand the software limitations and protocols
– Write test plans from requirements and use cases while ensuring optimal coverage
– Create test cases with sufficient detail to characterize the breaking point of the design and proactively maintain the test case suite upon design changes
– Effectively prioritize test execution while examining solution dependencies and risks
– Set up required test beds (software and network)
– Design automated tests – knowledge in JAVA / Bash script is an asset
– Test software releases through manual and automated testing
– Clearly report defects with sufficient detail and proactively track them to resolution
– Create test logs and reports, including time tracking, work progress, and roadblocks
– Support the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of internal tools and processes
– Keep up-to-date on existing web design / security / protocol technology and popular testing tools
– Collaborate with the team to support scalable testing while leveraging innovative ideas

Required Skills

– Experience with performance, integration, regression and solution testing
– Test Plan authoring including writing test cases and automation scripts
– Working understanding of LDAP structure (OpenDJ considered an asset)
– Experience with Linux/Unix
– In-depth experience in network protocols, including SMTP, NTP, SSH, and TCP/IP related to networked testing environment
– Comfortable with frequent and incremental code deployments
– Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
– Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with the broader team

Education and Security Clearance

– Bachelor’s degree in Systems/Software/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
– Ability to attain and maintain a Government of Canada Secret (tier II) clearance

Please submit your resume to Randstad Technologies at www.randstad.ca under job posting #2117412

Thank You.

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