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Senior QA Engineer

Toronto · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

The multi-screen streaming video and the interactive TV space is growing rapidly. Accedo delivers rich media apps on multiple platforms ranging from Smart TVs, gaming consoles and media devices to smart phones and tablets.

 

At Accedo, you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined development team, gaining exposure to cutting-edge technologies. This means working with some of the largest global media brands in the industry, e.g. Netflix, Spotify, BBC, HBO and Deutsche Telekom, just to name a few. Working in a highly collaborative and international environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices.

 

Who are we?

 

We are Accedo and have more than ten years of experience helping hundreds of TV platform operators, broadcasters, media companies, and consumer electronics manufacturers across the globe to design, deliver and manage the next generation video user experience across a vast range of connected devices.

Accedo offers a truly global working environment, with offices all over the world, including Stockholm, London, New York, Silicon Valley, Sydney, and Hong Kong, amongst others.

Accedo is looking for a talented and experienced Senior Quality Assurance Engineer to support our team based in Toronto. At Accedo you will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplined design team delivering feature-rich design and innovative user experiences for smartphones and tablets, Smart TV’s, gaming consoles, VR and other media devices, focussing on video consumption platforms.


The work environment is unique and challenging, giving you the chance to evolve your skill set whilst working with new technologies and exciting customers like Bell Media, Sportsnet, and Peloton. We strongly believe in career development and work in a forward-thinking, agile environment that is based on collaboration, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement.


Objective of role: Responsible for the quality assurance of streaming applications. Provide planning and execution of QA activities. You will play a key role in ensuring the quality of media applications being developed for world-famous brands.


Come and join us!

 


Main tasks:


  • Define and Lead QA initiatives throughout the entire software life cycle.
  • Provide appropriate planning and execution in regression testing, performance testing, integration testing, and another non-functional testing to ensure successful application deployment
  • Define the test strategy, automation strategy and write test scripts and to automate testing of UI and API
  • Execute test plans, cases and automation scripts
  • Collaborate in a cross-function delivery team to ensure that all aspects of quality are actively discussed and addressed during the delivery process
  • Work with clients to help convey issues around quality and build a relationship surrounding QAE on the respective project
  • Work closely with developers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, and Product Owners during development phase
  • Keep track of quality level and roll out best practices in development phase
  • Update and maintain best QA procedures and standards, including test planning, test data preparation, and test automation
  • Provide mentorship to new employees on compliance, automation and planning
  • Work with managers on pre-sales efforts and client-related requests for information
  • Provide input to the QA Manager/Team Lead for all QA related activities and dependencies


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or related discipline. Preference will be given to Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science degree holders
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software Quality Assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Strong experience in planning QA activities without guidance (self-sufficient)
  • Experience as a test lead in project(s)
  • Experience testing with media streaming devices and preparing the devices to be tested (load apps directly into the device, configure devices, manage APK files, etc)
  • Experience with creating test plans and good reporting
  • Experience in API testing and API automation
  • Experience in UI/functional test automation using tools/frameworks like Selenium, Appium, Cypress, Suitest, Witbe, Espresso, XCUITest and etc
  • Self-motivated, passionate, responsible and a good team player
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and documentation skills
  • Excellent communicator, detail-oriented and quality-focused
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and platforms
  • Experience in a client-facing professional setting


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