What’s it like working as a Quality Assurance Engineer at Questrade?
The Quality Assurance Engineer will provide strong expertise in the areas of Automated and Manual QA activities for applications developed by Questrade Technology Group (QTG), with particular focus on client desktop applications, QA Automation framework and backend services. The QA Engineer should have strong development skills as well as in depth knowledge of quality assurance techniques, testing concepts, methodologies and tools.
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At Questrade Group of Companies, with multiple office locations around the world, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and accessible work environment. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings, and believe that when our teams feel supported and motivated, their creativity becomes a source of innovation. We are also committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and also one which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and operate in to help us revolutionize financial services for the benefit of all of our customers.


- Write test strategies, test plans, and test cases throughout the development lifecycle of complex web applications.
- Ensure test plans thoroughly cover all requirements and use cases
- Improve current test suites in order to achieve better coverage and quality
- Develop, maintain and extend an existing QA automation framework and test automation scripts using Python and JavaScript
- Write SQL queries for backend testing
- Participate in sprint planning activities and provide estimates for manual and automated testing work
- Collaborate with QA team members to collectively plan, schedule and perform manual and automated software tests
- Setup and configure test environments and import test data
- Perform API Testing
- Work closely with Software Engineers to perform early testing on components prior to integration builds.
- Assists and actively participates in the communication between local and offshore development and QA teams, ensuring knowledge is shared efficiently
- Manage defect tracking; monitor and report results
- Train other departments on the use of custom developed tools
- Foster a continuous improvement approach to QA activities
- Adopt and encourage best practices amongst QA engineers

Required Qualifications:

- BS in computer science or related field
- Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as QA Engineering role
- Knowledge of software development life cycle, methodologies and testing
- Strong knowledge of Python/Bash
- Experience with cloud technologies and modern pipelines is an asset
- Solid knowledge of quality assurance techniques, testing concepts, methodologies and tools
- Expert ability to apply quality assurance knowledge to in-depth testing and test plans
- Ability to apply concepts of unit, system, regression, product, integration and acceptance testing
- Excellent analytical skills with the ability to investigate and research multiple sources
- Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communications skills
- Experience in automation testing or coding or backend services is an asset
- Advanced knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases
- Knowledge of trading systems and trading concepts, particularly within the equities realm, is considered an asset
- Experience with testing high performance systems is an asset
- Ability to adapt and learn quickly with any testing tool
- Excellent working knowledge of LINUX/UNIX and WINDOWS, MacOS environments
- Advanced understanding of automation testing methodologies
- Ability to work in an Agile environment

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