Senior Software QA

Halifax, NS or Remote
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Venor has partnered with Byos, a well-funded start-up based in Halifax, NS looking to add a Senior Software QA to its expanding team. Byos Inc. develops hardware and software for endpoint security products. Their current offering, the Micro Gateway, has recently launched and is receiving positive market feedback. On their behalf, we are looking for a Senior Software QA who is experienced in networking and serverless cloud technologies.

We are looking for a Senior Software QA who can take ownership of Byos software deliverable quality, and work with the development and site reliability teams to set and maintain KPI’s. This person will have an interest in security and network communications. This individual will select appropriate test technologies, frameworks and tools to meet business needs. They will have strong scripting skills and work closely with developers and SRE’s to improve the overall solution quality. They will provide metrics of the solution robustness and performance that the team can use to make key decisions. Finally, the ideal candidate will participate in story mapping activities to identify QA backlog items.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, implement and own the quality assurance of Byos software solutions
  • Engage key stakeholders in developing target metrics for software quality and performance
  • Contribute to product backlogs and feature development from a QA perspective
  • Automate the collection and presentation of KPIs and identify trends (eg. regression)
  • Stay up to date with emerging QA technologies and bring improvements to Byos systems
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure the development pipeline is meeting QA goals
  • Integrate QA tests into pipelines with SRE assistance

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • Have experience testing scalable and serverless cloud applications
  • Are familiar with interface testing tools and frameworks
  • Possess strong scripting and automation skills
  • Have knowledge of several programming languages and are proficient for QA purposes
  • Are comfortable building test systems from scratch
  • Have strong troubleshooting and debugging skills, and are well versed in debugging tools
  • Can help identify gaps in testing and logging and work with developers to correct
  • Have worked setting up and maintaining pipelines, testing and their artifacts
  • Can understand complex systems and independently identify needs, propose solutions, and engage leadership to develop action plans
  • Other useful skills include: Cypress, Selenium or other industry standard tools, Python for QA, AWS for QA, bash, bamboo/gitlab/jenkins or similar, docker for QA

What’s in it for you:

  • Office in Volta – Canada’s East Coast Innovation Hub.
  • Health, Dental, and Professional coverage for you and your family start immediately.
  • Flexible working hours/environment with generous home office allowance.
  • One paid holiday per month + ‘Holiday Shutdown’ between Christmas and New Years.
  • Three weeks’ vacation (in addition to holiday shut down).

We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).

Interested candidates can reach out to Steph MacIntosh via steph@venor.ca or Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca for more information.

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