Intermediate Software QA Engineer

We are: 

OXD, dedicated to designing and developing websites and custom web applications that help our clients solve their critical business problems. Producing solutions that are user-centric and technologically sustainable is important to us. Our clients are global, but our development team is here in Vancouver. 

You are: 

Naturally curious, have an eye for details, always inquisitive, unafraid to make mistakes and try again, passionate for technology, flexible, self-motivated, and driven to invest time in learning new languages, tools, environments, and technologies.
 

As a Software QA Engineer at OXD you will:

  • Participate in the entire project lifecycle from design to release and maintenance
  • Assess requirements for testability
  • Perform exploratory, session, and risk-based testing
  • Analyze testing metrics, allowing for solution-focused suggestions and new testing approaches
  • Participate in quality assurance reviews of functional specifications and design documents
  • Work with developers on continuous integration solutions
  • Collaborate with developers and product owners to understand project requirements
  • Evaluate test results to determine compliance with test plans, established business processes, and business requirements
  • Establish and encourage development practices that achieve measurable improvements in quality metrics
  • Research and implement new approaches to quality assurance
  • Participate in risk analysis workshops and risk mitigation efforts
  • Take ownership of product quality and courageously stand against the developer horde if they threaten it

Is this the right fit for you?

We know good ideas and good people, capable of critical thinking can come from anywhere. A post-secondary degree helps, but isn’t mandatory. If you do a have a degree, it doesn’t have to be in Computer Science. If you don’t have a post-secondary degree tell us about your skills that make this fact totally irrelevant.

Minimum requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in a QA role

Things that will give you an edge:

  • Experience testing web-based applications in an Agile software development environment
  • Proven experience creating robust test cases that achieve a high degree of test coverage
  • Working both independently and within a team environment
  • Implementing and configuring test environments
  • Experience with open source and commercial test management/execution tools
  • Multi-tasking (prioritizing and executing) and working well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Navigating and working through challenges with a positive attitude
  • Leading customer discussions as part of the defect triage process regarding the prioritization of testing activities
  • Participating in customer discussions regarding project status
  • Experience with automation, performance testing, and knowing how to drive testing automation initiatives
  • Basic knowledge of information security concepts
  • Using your experience and applying it to coaching, mentoring and training junior resources

What we offer

We’re proud of the high quality solutions we deliver to our clients. More importantly, we’re proud of the people who bring them to life. 

We believe in treating people well, compensating them fairly, and supporting them to live fulfilled and balanced lives. We offer great extended benefits, flexible time-off, and professional development opportunities for all staff. We want people to feel they can bring their whole selves to work and strive to offer an environment where everybody feels listened-to, welcome, and safe. Our downtown Vancouver office is bike-friendly, stocked with organic groceries, and easily accessible by bus, SeaBus, SkyTrain, and West Coast Express.

We are committed to accessibility and inclusivity and are always working to evolve and improve our practices as we learn. Our office is located on the second floor, can be accessed by elevator, and is wheelchair accessible. If you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know at careers@oxd.com

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for our team to careers@oxd.com. 

To help make this process smoother for everyone, please include the job title and your name in the subject line. Only candidates that meet the minimum requirements will be considered. No phone calls please. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. High-five if you read and adhere to this small print.

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