QA Specialist

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada | Full-time

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Quality Assurance Specialist

Thorough. Analytic. Meticulous. These are words that are used to describe you and your work. You use these skills to test and ensure that every project is the best it can possibly be while using your strong communications skills to work with team members and document results as well as recommend fixes. You stay up to date with all the newest devices and understand how they work.

As a Quality Assurance Specialist, you are skilled in functional & automated testing and will work with a team to test the design, functionality, and end-user experience of REDspace’s mobile, web and software applications. This role requires hands on expertise of current industry automation and QA best practices and software testing methodology, including the creation and execution of test plans, functional test cases and automated scripts. You will work with wireframes and designs in order to create testable requirements based on this documentation. You have a knowledge of overall architecture of websites, mobile applications, set-top boxes, and online games. Experience in debugging automation scripts, analysis of test results and suggesting improvements to the team to improve the overall end result is required.

Together, we are inventing innovative, interactive software experiences and changing the way people engage with technology (while having fun along the way, of course). Want to join our team?

What we expect.

  • 3+ years of automated testing and/or development experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Automation and Functional testing processes and best practices.
  • Understanding of quality assurance best practices and software testing methodology, including the creation and execution of test plans and testing scripts.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Understands wireframes and designs in order to create testable requirements based on this documentation.
  • Knowledge of overall architecture of websites, mobile applications, set-top boxes, and online games.
  • Experience assisting in debugging and suggesting improvements to the team to improve the overall end result.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work well in an ever-changing, fast-paced, high-pressure environment that requires meeting tight deadlines.

Bonus Points.

  • Enterprise-grade services testing/QA experience.
  • Charles Proxy/Postman other HTTP Proxy services experience.
  • Familiarity with general web tech (Headers, Cookies, URL manipulation, etc.).
  • Exposure to OTT devices (Roku/Chromecast).
  • Automation framework development experience is considered an asset.

What you can expect.

One of the big plus sides of working at REDspace is we look out for you.

Your well-being. We offer fully company-funded health, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage, pension plan contribution matching, access to a free on-site gym, and a healthy living allowance.

Your career. We’re invested in your growth. With an annual professional development allowance and trips to the world’s biggest and best tech conferences, we give you the chance to grow and learn new skills.

Your happiness. You’ll enjoy coming to work every day. We make sure to create a flexible environment with remote work options, newcomers relocation assistance, free delicious snacks, saunas, and much more.

Want to work for one of Canada’s top employers? Send us your cover letter, resume, and portfolio!

This position is based out of our Bedford office and offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. We appreciate your interest in REDspace. Please note that only candidates who meet the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Where to find us!

168-1595 Bedford Hwy

Bedford NS, Canada B4A 3Y4