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Senior QA Engineer

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Software and Programming
Information Technology

Based in Vancouver, B.C. the Senior QA Engineer will bring extensive QA and technical expertise to test our Data and Device Security (DDS) product and other business applications developed with the latest technologies from Microsoft and Java. The successful candidate will be responsible for, writing and executing manual and automated test cases and specialized testing covering the one or more areas of:UI, API, security, system performance, database testing, network/protocol analysis, and installation/configuration. In addition to test creation/execution the candidate will be involved in designing and extending the test automation framework.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Take an active role in the creation of the project test plan including risk analysis, test strategy, and test scope.
  • Provide accurate task estimates and status reports.
  • Review Product requirements/specifications and other technical documentation to ensure testability and completeness.
  • Develop automated UI and API tests.
  • Develop automated functional and performance tests.
  • Execute manual and automated tests on Web-based client–server application. 
  • Execute manual and automated tests on Android, iOS, Windows and Mac Platforms
  • Identify and record descriptive defects.
  • Collaborate closely with Development, Program Management and Support to analyze and resolve issues. 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience testing Enterprise class software in a Client/Server or Web environment with experience in Security, Performance, Database, API and Web testing
  • 3-5 years of experience with functional and performance test automation
  • Solid test plan and test case writing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC and quality processes
  • Solid knowledge of TSQL and database technologies.
  • Experience with Industry standard test automation, test and defect management tools.
  • Intermediate programming skills (Java, C#, or Python)
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Experience with Selenium
  • Experience with Agile Development methodology (Scrum)
  • Experience with Soap UI test tool (nice to have)
  • Experience with JIRA (nice to have)
  • Experience with qTest test management tool (nice to have)
  • Experience with Appium (nice to have)

Why Work For Us:

We are one of the biggest software companies headquartered in Vancouver and we are recognized as one of the Top 50 Small and Medium Sized Employers in Canada. Our office is located in the financial district where we have great views and are close to public transit, shops and restaurants. We encourage career growth from within and promote people internally. Absolute is an exciting and fun place to work with great social events & holiday parties and company sponsored sports teams such as soccer, hockey, cycling and softball. Our kitchen is

fully stocked with free pop & gourmet coffee, fresh fruit delivered every Monday and free pizza every month. Employees can also take a timeout in our newly decorated and awesome chill room. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, please visit the careers section of our website at


Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: May 26, 2017
Closes:July 25, 2017
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About Absolute

Absolute provides persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions for computers, tablets, and smartphones. Our customers depend on us to provide them with a unique and trus...