Quality Assurance Specialist

Nuance Com   •  

Waterloo, ON

Less than 5 years

Posted 244 days ago

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Job Summary:

The Quality Assurance Specialist works as a member of the QA testing team and is responsible for ensuring quality document accounting, printing, and scanning solutions.  He or she develops test documentation including test plans and individual test cases, develops automated testing capabilities, executes manual and automated tests, analyzes and troubleshoots issues, and participates in development and product discussions and presentations.


  • Plan, develop, and execute tests against software and hardware products using a variety of manual and automated test tools to ensure requirements have been met.
  • Work with the development team to ensure all requirements have been tested, defects have been identified and documented, impacts have been assessed, and resolutions provided.
  • Review product documentation and collateral materials
  • Create and maintain test documentation such as test plans, defect report and test result summary
  • Interact with team members and other groups to troubleshoot and resolve quality defects and issues identified during the testing process and post-release of the product
  • Communicate product and process information to other members of the QA team, other departements, and customers as necessary
  • Perform QA equipment/lab maintenance tasks as assigned


Number of Years of Work Experience:

2+ years in a software quality or technical support function

Required Skills:

  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of enterprise server and client applications on Microsoft Windows in virtual environment.
  • Working experience in software testing for enterprise system consisting of distributed server components, database server clients, WebUI, and supported HW devices.
  • Working experience in developing test automation scripts for functional testing.
  • Working experience in agile environment for fast-paced software development and testing release cycle.
  • Strong trouble-shooting skills to identify root cause and narrow down issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to "think outside the box" when creating and executing test plans.
  • Written and verbal communications demonstrated through the creation of test plans, defect documentation, and result report.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with large scale networkinfrastructures including distributed servers, clusters, load balancers, and network protocols, such as TCP/UDP, DNS, AD, LDAP, SMTP, SSL/TLS, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Python is an asset.


Universitydegree in a related technical field.