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Tasktop Technologies - Quality Assurance Engineer

Zoe J.
TasktopTech
Vancouver, BC
Post #: 7
Quality Assurance Engineer

Description

Are you the sort of person who wants to change the game on quality at a growing software startup? Do you find yourself having crazy ideas on how to automate testing and build quality practices into a product from day one? If so, then you should look at Tasktop. Tasktop is looking for a quality assurance engineer with aptitude and a deep passion for driving quality in a series of software products. This special candidate has a natural ability to understand business value, with an appreciation for Agile software engineering principles. As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will help to drive a new level of innovation in the practices that we use to test our products, with a tendency towards creating repeatable systems and automation. The best candidate will have a solid understanding of QA techniques with the ability to apply this knowledge to a complex product.

You will become an integral part of a world-class team developing market changing software products that help people connect their software delivery lifecycle. As a QA Engineer you will specialize in testing integrations against multiple versions of third party software in multiple environments and configurations. This job is not for the faint of heart, but will help Tasktop change the world.

Qualifications

If you’re driven by quality practices, automating quality and be part of a great team then this might be the right job for you. Candidates should have the following qualifications:

Experience in testing modular software systems
Familiarity with commercial and open source ALM systems such as IBM RTC, HP QC, Bugzilla, Microsoft TFS, Atlassian JIRA
Understanding of scripting and programming languages
Knowledge of best practices in software testing and development
Self-motivated and team-oriented
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Know how to work in an Agile way

  • Experience in testing modular software systems
  • Familiarity with commercial and open source ALM systems such as IBM RTC, HP QC, Bugzilla, Microsoft TFS, Atlassian JIRA
  • Understanding of scripting and programming languages
  • Knowledge of best practices in software testing and development
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Know how to work in an Agile way

Exceptional candidates will also have the following qualifications

  • Experience in testing Java, OSGi systems, and Eclipse-based Products
  • A working knowledge of building systems with Tycho
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Linux, Mac OS
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The successful candidate will be team oriented and willing to work in a dynamic environment.

Compensation

We provide competitive salaries, ownership via equity, and health benefits. Compensation will depend on your qualifications, expertise and aptitude.
This position is located at Tasktop's head office in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Canada.

About Tasktop

Tasktop Technologies is transforming the landscape of Agile, ALM, open source and productivity tools. Tasktop provides the leading industry ALM middleware solution Tasktop Sync, which enables teams to collaborate in heterogeneous environments and improves visibility of change across the organization, Tasktop invented the revolutionary task-focused interface, created and leads the popular Eclipse Mylyn project and provides the award-winning Tasktop Dev tool.

Tasktop is a fast-growing team of passionate technologists creating some of the most widely visible changes in the software development community. With over 1M monthly downloads of our software, we know that what we do has a profound impact worldwide. We have values that focus on collaboration, learning, transparency, openness, having fun, and family. Being part of the team means happy hour, spontaneous rock band jam sessions and social events.

With our roots firmly planted in open source and research, we are uniquely connected to the academic world. As a result our team has an abundance of smarts, is well-connected to other thought leaders, and has a great source of new talent. Not only do we find ourselves collaborating with people from all over the world, we participate actively in the Eclipse ecosystem and other open source projects.

To apply please forward your CV & Coverletter to careers[at]tasktop.com
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