QA - Analytics
Kinaxis
Ottawa, ON
Our customers rely on RapidResponse, our cloud platform, to plan their supply chains, monitor its execution and respond to issues and opportunities that arise.

What does it mean? Every day people all over the world use products, which are available to them because of us. Some of these products, like medicine, are lifesaving, others, like cars and phones, bring people together, and some, like toothpaste, just make day-to-day life easier.

We make a difference to the world and you can too!

We are looking for: QA - Analytics

About the team

The QA team is responsible for ensuring the quality, security and performance of released product are maintained at the highest levels to be deployed into our customer data centers around the world. Various tools (both internally developed and commercially available) are used to achieve this goal. Working within the larger Product Operations group, QA is responsible for Release Management, End to End testing and quality, performance testing and working with all other groups within the Product group to ensure the highest standards of quality are met.

What You’ll Do

As a member of our Product Operations team under the QA group, you will be involved in the creation of Sample Data for use across the organization, from functional and performance testing to customer demos and beta tests. You will take requirements from other teams on what data needs to be created based on new features being added to the product. Understanding the RapidResponse data model will be key to success in this role. In addition to being involved in creating the data, you will be involved in the development and maintenance of an internal tool used to automatically generate this data. This tool will be key to scaling the data over time to be representative of different customer verticals as well as customer data size (S, M, L) and complexity.

Design, develop and use a data creation tool
Use and extend our data analysis capabilities
Assist in writing and maintaining analytics and other tests, utilizing Sample Data where applicable
Work with various stakeholders to align test priorities to prevent customer escalations
Following Agile practices.
Assert your passion for quality and affinity for detail to deliver results in a dynamic environment of tight deadlines and changing priorities
Openly share your considerable knowledge, skills and experience with the rest of the team
Participate in envisioning the future of our test process and articulating the steps to achieve it
Play board games over lunch with some of the other enthusiasts (if that’s your thing)
Perhaps join the lunch time soccer team
Take advantage of the dedicated training budget to level up your own skill set
Join a fun, talented team and work on an innovative product!

What we are looking for

In addition to a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related discipline, you possess:

At least 3 years of experience in a software development / test position
Practical experience with programming techniques and languages (C#, Java)
The ability to ‘think outside the box’ is crucial in this fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
Strong self-learning skills
Strong ability to share knowledge and mentor more junior test developers
Self-starter with strong initiative and results orientation
Agile experience
Proven record of staying informed of the latest test development technologies
Adaptable and flexible to changing priorities
A sense of fun and the willingness to laugh often!

If you want to be part of a team that challenges you, moves fast, improves constantly, and makes a difference, let’s talk!

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at www.kinaxis.com or the company’s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com/.

Kinaxis invites candidates to apply to its welcoming community. Accommodations are available upon request for applications in all aspects of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at hr@kinaxis.com