Quality Control Analyst

Quality Control Analyst

Country: Canada
Office: Victoria, BC
Business area: Professional Services

As a QC Analyst, you would be responsible for the quality of our products. You should be passionate about software testing and have made this your chosen profession. You should be comfortable working alone and as part of a team with minimal supervision, be customer-focused, have a can-do attitude, excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work under pressure. This position a 12 month contract with possibility of extension. Candidate must reside in Victoria, BC.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for designing and executing tests cases to uncover defects and improve the overall quality of our software.
  • Reviewing requirements and solution design, providing feedback as needed.
  • Test individual system components: Client, Web, databases, APIs, utilities.
  • Triage and prioritize defects.
  • Plan and build effective test environments with useful test data.
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to support the QC Team goal of continuous improvement.
  • Participate in shared learning with other team members.
  • Help to ensure that development project plans are achieved.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who you are:

  •  Attention to detail, reliability, creativity and curiosity are key qualities for this role.
  •  Strong Knowledge of test practices and methodologies.
  •  Required communication skills: providing feedback to developers, assertiveness to stand up for quality, communicating   with customers.
  •  Experience using Agile and/or structured SDLC processes.
  •  Show persistence and look for alternatives when facing road blocks.
  •  Have a commitment to meeting deadlines and delivering projects on time.
  •  Ability to estimate tasks.

We ask:

  • Strong knowledge of test practices and methodologies
  • Sound knowledge of SQL scripting, XML, and database testing
  • Required communication skills: providing feedback to developers, assertiveness to stand up for quality, communicating with customers.
  • Experience using Agile and/or structured SDLC processes.
  • Show persistence and look for alternatives when facing road blocks.
  • Have a commitment to meeting deadlines and delivering projects on time.
  • Ability to estimate tasks.

Skills Desired:

  • Familiar with business processes in a variety of sectors, in particular: Finance/accounting, Logistics, HR, Payroll, Student Information Systems, Travel or Project Management.
  • Experience with SQL and Oracle databases.
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation.
  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Positive, self-starters who rise to the challenge and take personal responsibility for solutions and results
  • CUSTOMER EMPATHY: Delivering relevant value to customers by listening, understanding and reflecting back what is heard and providing solutions
  • HUMBLE: Respectfully collaborating in the best interest of the customer, company, team and self

 

UNIT4 Business Software is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.  We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

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