QA Specialist

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

ImageX has an immediate opportunity for a QA Specialist – an ideal position for a tenacious and detail-oriented individual with a passion for chasing down issues and helping hone excellent end-products. At ImageX, you’ll work on exciting and challenging projects in an Agile environment where innovation and learning is prized and everyone’s voice is heard. Based in Gastown, our colleagues are passionate about web development and advocates of open-source and delivering excellence.

This is a permanent full-time position, including group benefits, paid vacation, performance bonuses, education fund and plenty of opportunities to grow with an industry leading web development agency that values work/life balance.

About the Opportunity:

Working alongside our talented team, the successful applicant will help us build compelling and exceptional websites, applications and mobile solutions. Our development team is focused on building the highest quality product and contributing innovative solutions back to the Open Source community.

What you'll get to do and what you'll be accountable for:

  • The rigorous testing of application features throughout their development cycles
  • Flagging issues for the team to resolve collaboratively 
  • Maintaining records and helpful information related to features, issues and testing
  • (As you grow in this role) contributing to test case and condition composition
  • (As you grow in this role) contributing to product evolution, such as proposing user experience enhancements

About You:

You must be passionate about accuracy, detail and rigor, and enjoy the role’s disciplined aspects: covering every test, on every platform, logging complete results and seeing a final, issue-free product emerge.

We are open to different levels of experience in this position! At any level, you will have advanced communication skills with a positive attitude and team orientation. This opportunity may be a fit for you if:

  • You are embarking on a QA career. The detail-oriented running of tests and logging of issues will be a foundation skill for you.
  • You are more advanced and following your QA passion. You may contribute more to the composition of test cases and conditions, fully elaborating on the correct and error paths that an application may follow. This may be a step on your career toward being a systems business analyst.
  • You are looking to branch into technical development. The opportunity from this position is to extend beyond manual test execution, and take on automated test scripting as the next stage, or work with our architects on performance or security testing.

You Need:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment, deadlines and new challenges
  • Detail-orientation to maximize test coverage
  • Persistence to complete a thorough job and handle repetitive testing procedures

Nice to Have Skils:

For the QA career track, and generally:

  • Familiarity with development process tools like Jira

For a technical career track:

  • Post-Secondary education in Computer Science or a related field
  • Familiarity with test automation concepts and technologies, such as behat, Selenium
  • Drupal programming experience
  • Proficiency in Drupal site engineering, module development & theming
  • Experience integrating open source and third party applications into existing systems
  • Familiarity with performance test concepts, and technologies such as JMeter, Gatling

For a business analyst career track:

  • Post-Secondary education in User Experience, Computer Science, Management Information or a related field
  • Interest in, knowledge of, or experience in facilitation, requirements gathering and documentation approaches

How to Apply:

Did one of these career tracks resonate with you? Does ImageX work on the projects (you did your research, right?) and have the culture that makes your heart sing? Great! We'd love to hear from you. Please apply online. 

About ImageX:

ImageX is an award-winning Drupal development shop that was founded in 2001.  With over 200 successful Drupal site launches, we have the expertise needed to ensure success. Some of our clients include Disney, Stanford, Indiana State, Linux, Portland State, A&E and many others.  We’re located at the nexus of one of the best places on earth with our main office in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia and our European office in the tech hub of Kiev, Ukraine. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of both clients and our team – which means we value creativity, involvement, flexibility & the constant high of being crazy in love with what we do. Learn more about us at http://imagexmedia.com/about.

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