Information Technology - Ottawa

Our Client in the Telco Industry is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst (IPTV App) for their Ottawa office. This is a 10 months contract to start, possible extension
TOP SKILLS -must be seen on resume:
Problem solving, Scripting ability, testing & verification experience

Manager’s Notes:
No testing in interviews
Projects candidate will be working on – Working on executing quality assurance testing of  client’s  next generation video services
Typical hours worked 37.5/wk
Why this position has arisen – Accelerating deployment plans
Flex hours, possible to work from home – Flex between 8-5 and working remotely would be an option occasionally but not on a regular basis.

Manager is looking for candidates who have graduated within the last 3 years


Job Listing Detail
Our Telco client is Canada’s largest communications company, providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband communication services to residential and business customers under the client and client’s brands. Our client is Canada’s premier multimedia company. It has assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media, including CTV, Canada’s #1 television network, and the country’s most-watched specialty channels.

Telco client is looking for a self-motivated individual to work within the Video Technology & Engineering Department. The applicant will be testing and monitoring IP video delivery services and features in a fully furnished internetworking and test lab facility. The applicant will be working with a team of verification engineers and specialists to perform software (and some hardware) verification and user-experience testing of Client’s IPTV video platform. After an initial orientation period, the successful applicant would focus on script development for test case automation. The increasingly competitive IP video services industry ensures that the work will be innovative and challenging.

Job Logistics
• Normal Working hours: 37.5 hours per week between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
• Working location: Ottawa, ON
• Travel for work is rarely required

• Primary focus: Test case execution in the lab
o Execute test cases in the lab to verify customer experience of FibeTV video service
o Execute test cases to validate successful integration between customer premise equipment, middleware & network components
o Document and communicate testing results via web applications
• Secondary focus: Develop test automation scripts based on the Appium and Watir frameworks with Android
o Develop test cases in Python and/or Ruby (using the MiniTest model)
o Participate in design & planning sessions with overall automation project leads
o Rigorously document test case scripts

Skill & Experience Requirements
• Required: Strong written and oral communications skills (in English)
• Required: Strong collaborative skills, working well within a team is essential
• Required: Ability to investigate problems independently, and perform root cause analysis
• Required: Strong analytical skills and strict attention to detail
• Required: Software development education and experience
• Preferred: Experience with Appium/Selenium and Watir frameworks

• Preferred: Experience with Ruby programming language and Python
• Preferred: Experience with change management systems, I.e. GiT, SVN, VSS, etc,
• Preferred: Experience with software end-user experience validation
• Preferred: Experience with defect reporting tools such as Jira, Zephyr, Bugzilla
• Preferred: Experience with consumer audio and video equipment, I.e. TV, AVRs, STBs
• Preferred: Experience with TCP/IP networks and protocols

Education/Certificates Required
Graduate of Degree or Certificate program in technical/technology discipline with a strong software aspect (Engineer/Technician/Technologist), or equivalent work experience.
Required: Fluent in English (Written, Spoken)
Beneficial: Bilingual French proficiency (Written, Spoken)

To Apply, Please send your resume to:

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline February 28, 2019
Experience Required 2 years
Job Duration 1 year
Education Required Bachelors