Entry Level QA Analyst
CentralSquare Technologies
Kelowna, BC
CentralSquare Technologies has an immediate need for a Junior Quality Assurance Analyst to join our growing team in Kelowna, B.C.!

What We're About

At CentralSquare, you’ll get the opportunity to work with international clients, in a collaborative environment, using the latest technology stacks. Looking to grow your career? That’s great! We believe in growing and cultivating careers. You’ll learn from seasoned software professionals, and work with up and coming superstars. There is plenty of room for growth for motivated people. Hard work should be rewarded. We are committed to competitive compensation, and pair it with a great benefits package. We also like to have fun at CentralSquare. If you like playing recreational sports, Friday socials, and all you can drink coffee, you'll fit right in.

Outside of work, you’ll get to take advantage of living in Kelowna, BC. Not only is it one of the most beautiful places on earth throughout the year (we get over 2000 hours of sunshine and only 28cm of rain a year - just saying), it also happens to be home to a rapidly growing tech community, which is already generating over a billion dollars annually. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cohNti8_SSo

The Role

As a Junior QA Analyst, this hands-on, collaborative opportunity will enable you to provide software testing services in an agile team environment. You will partner with the development team to produce high quality products that consistently provide value to our customers.

Job Duties:
Create effective test strategies and test plans
Coordinate with other entities (product owners, solution architects, software engineers, business analysts) in order to successfully prepare for tests
Estimate and plan testing activities
Join forces with the agile team in problem analysis, reproduction and resolution of defects
Identify software enhancement opportunities
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
Participate proactively in the improvement of our quality assurance process
Participate in daily stand ups, sprint planning and retrospectives, plus other meetings as required

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or college diploma with equivalent experience
Understanding of concepts and principles associated with quality assurance and ability to apply quality assurance and testing techniques
0-2 years test experience in a QA Analyst role
Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
SQL, XML, Web Services, C# and/or Java, ASP.NET skills
Ability to deliver quality results under pressure and at a high rate
Excellent problem-solving skills and a positive can-do attitude
Desire to be a productive member of a dynamic and diverse team