Senior Test Engineer

SolarWinds   •  

Ottawa, ON

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

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SolarWinds MSP empowers managed service providers of every size and scale worldwide to create highly efficient and profitable businesses that drive a measurable competitive advantage. Integrated solutions including automation, security, and network and service management—both on-premises and in the cloud—backed by actionable data insights, help managed service providers get the job done easier and faster.

The Senior SW Tester will perform testing on multiple products. He/she will perform manual tests on a technical level, find and submit technical issues, and validate resolved issues. The candidate should have strong technical skills and at least 5 years of experience in software testing. The position requires a self-motivated individual with strong sense for detail, focused and with the ability to mentor and motivate team members.


  • Test multiple products across a number of platforms and databases

  • Participate in test analysis, preparation of test documentation (write test cases), as well as the creation of the test strategy plan

  • Perform functional, regression, scalability, stress, performance and automated testing

  • Communicate risks and identify risk mitigation strategies

  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time with high quality

  • Assist customer support on analyzing customer issues and providing extensive detail for the development team

  • Mentor testers and associate testers

  • Work in a small dynamic team with good career opportunities


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • MCSE Certification

  • Experience with one or more UNIX variants and/or Linux

  • Experience with Microsoft Desktop and Server Operating Systems, Windows XP to Current

  • Solid background in one or more scripting languages (Bash, VB, PowerShell)

  • Experience testing commercial software, writing test documentation and test procedures

  • Experience with manual testing of SW application under MS Windows and web-based applications

  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills

  • Demonstrated creativity and intelligent thinking

  • Solid understanding of the development processes and software development process

  • Able to use English on a daily basis

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with PowerShell

  • Strong knowledge of Windows Service and file system

  • General knowledge of Testing/Quality Assurance processes and procedures

  • Basic DB and SQL skills

  • Networking knowledge and experience (SNMP, TCP/IP)

  • Active Directory experience

  • Familiarity with Mail Servers (Exchange)

  • Familiarity with VM Ware

  • Basic HTML/XML knowledge

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-11342