0 Replies Latest reply on Feb 18, 2014 3:26 PM by Melissa Clow

    Job Opportunity: QA Specialist - Analytics

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      QA Specialist - Analytics


      Location: Ottawa, Canada

      As a member of our Analytics team, you will focus your skills and experience on designing, developing, performing and documenting complex test procedures for the analytics engine of our RapidResponse™ product.

      The analytics team is a dynamic environment where you will succeed through quick learning and ability to undertake a variety of simultaneous tasks. Your passion for quality and detail will enable you to consistently deliver thorough results within a framework of tight deadlines and changing priorities. Your analytical skills will be highly utilized to uncover the root causes of issues.  Exposure to a manufacturing/fulfillment/BI/Workforce Management/financial environment would provide you the necessary background to succeed in this position.

      Key Functions:

      • Contribute to a variety of complex test activities throughout the feature development lifecycle.
      • Contribute to testing Use Cases / Business Processes in a Manufacturing environment
      • Review product specification and requirements.
      • Create test plan/strategies for new Analytics functionality.
      • Identify the appropriate approach/framework and implement automated test suites.
      • Maintain automated regression test frameworks for the Analytics engine for current and previous supported releases.
      • Provide support and maintenance for previous product releases.
      • Analyze test differences and investigate root causes.



      • A post-secondary diploma/degree in computer science / mathematics with at least 1-3 years of experience in a software development or test position.
      • Exposure to manufacturing/fulfillment/BI/Workforce Management/financial business requirements/practices is a definite asset.
      • Strong analytical skills.
      • Programming techniques/languages (OO, .NET, Java) (nice to have)
      • Proficiency in automated testing using a variety of techniques like NUnit or JUnit would be a definite asset.
      • The ability to ‘think outside the box’ is crucial in this fast paced environment.
      • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
      • Adaptable and flexible to changing priorities.
      • Self-starter with strong initiative and results orientation.

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