• Quality Assurance Analyst (New Grad)

    Job Location CA-ON-Ottawa
    Posted Date (MM/DD/YYYY) 4 weeks ago(3/23/2018 10:29 AM)
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    Location Other
    Job Type
    Full Time
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    Job Category
    Software Development & Engineering
  • Job Description

    Quality Assurance Analyst (New Grad)

    Ottawa, ON


    Why You?

    Do you want to work in an agile start up like environment with new technology? This is a new graduate opportunity based in the Ottawa office to work as a Quality Assurance Analyst. You will work as part of an agile continuous delivery team and collaborate with designers, developers, project managers, and others to help deliver product capabilities and features to Pythian's groundbreaking cloud based product (Tehama). You will be responsible for manual quality assurance testing as well as conducting automated testing, maintaining the test automation framework and automated test cases to facilitate the delivery of Pythian's platform. If you have a passion for problem solving this could be the job for you!


    What Will You Be Doing?

    • Collaboration with the team of software development professionals
    • Performing Manual and Automation testing
    • Contribute to the design, development and maintenance of the Test Automation Framework
    • Contribute to the design, development and maintenance of Automated Test Cases
    • Contribute to a variety of test actives throughout development life cycle
    • Run tests during regular and emergency maintenance of existing applications
    • Write functional specifications, design and other technical documentation
    • Evaluate new technologies as required to assess their potential benefit to Pythian
    • Gather systems requirements for new software project


    What Do We Need From You?

    While we understand you might not have everything on the list, to be successful you are likely to have skill such as;

    • A recent undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering (or related degree) 
    • Quality Assurance experience, ideally both manual and automated
    • Have a good understanding of requirements and test coverage
    • Knowledge of Selenium is the ideal
    • Experience with Java with experience with JavaScript or TypeScript is a bonus
    • Knowledge of performance testing would be great
    • Familiarity with version control systems
    • Experience with Scrum or other agile development methodologies
    • The desire to work in a fast paced, deadline driven, start up like environment


    What Do You Get in Return?

    • Competitive total rewards packages
    • Why Commute? Work remotely when you like
    • Outstanding people Collaborate with the industry’s top minds
    • Substantial training allowance Hone your skills or learn new ones; participate in professional development days, attend conferences, become cloud certified, whatever you like!
    • Office Allowance Purchase a device of your choosing and personalise your work environment  
    • Fun, fun, fun Get social every Friday with some refreshments and edible delights,  blog during work hours; take a day off and volunteer for your favorite charity


    Why Pythian?

    Established in 1997 Pythian is a global IT Data company based in Ottawa, ON, that specializes in designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue and business success. We help companies adopt disruptive technologies such as advanced analytics, big data, cloud, databases, DevOps and infrastructure management to advance innovation and increase agility. We are focusing on product development leveraging new and exciting technology that will empower our customers through digital transformation. Pythian is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst who will serve as a technical contributor to Pythian's Tehama Platform Team. More than just a job we hire people who love what they do!


    Tehama is the fastest, simplest, and most flexible approach to delivering secure and integrated digital end-user computing (EUC) available today. Our service delivery platform enables organizations to easily onboard, manage, and scale their distributed workforce, by providing “ready to work” integrated and secured EUC environments with controlled access and monitoring—connecting new workers in minutes, not months. The result is decreased time to value, decreased operational costs, and a flexible work model that lets you move at the speed of today’s world.


    The Tehama platform is currently in private beta and launching publicly in the second half of 2018.



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    • For this job an equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered
    • Pythian is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
    • All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check


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