Lixar is looking for a
Quality Assurance Specialist/Developer

Quality Assurance Specialist/Developer
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist/Developer to join the QA practice at Lixar. As a key contributor, you will be part of a team to develop leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a committed analyst who enjoys ‘digging deep’ and strives for perfection.

As an Experienced Quality Assurance Specialist/Developer, you will have:

  • At least 4 years of experience in software Quality Assurance test planning and execution, particularly white box testing of large scale web-based applications
  • 3+ years of experience in designing and developing test automation frameworks and automated tests

  • Knowledge and experience with Test Case/Requirement Management tools
  • Experience in testing backend, web and mobile applications
  • Intermediate programming experience in Java or any other OO language.
  • Ability to collaborate with software developers, QA technicians, business analysts, software architects and product managers
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Good overall knowledge of SDLC
  • Experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Desire to become a subject matter expert for quality assurance automation; take ownership of projects and processes

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience working in a small company where team work is paramount
  • Strong familiarity with Selenium, Appium, JMeter, Powershell, or TestComplete
  • Prior experience or exposure to Continuous Integration environments (Bamboo, Jenkins or Team City).
  • Working experience with Git

With these attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • The ability to push back in a professional manner and get people ‘on-side’
  • Exceptional client communication skills
  • A self-starter attitude – make things happen, don’t wait for them to happen!

Sound like you?
Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today!

ottawacareers@lixar.com  |  eastcoastcareers@lixar.com

Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.