Software Test Specialist

Belden   •  

Montreal, QC

Industry: Manufacturing / Electronics


Less than 5 years

Posted 392 days ago

  • Opportunity Profile:
    • The ideal candidate will help improve the delivery and quality of GVDigital Media and Workflow Products and ensure customer’s satisfaction. Responsibilities include the ability to test the related software and hardware product with minimum supervision. Responsibilities also include the ability to prepare written test procedures based on product design specifications.  
      • Work as part of an Agile software development team.
      • Understand & emulate how end user (the customer) will use software and develop procedures to test accordingly.
      • Develop and execute suitable and efficient test plans with easily reproducible test scenarios.
      • Find and clearly document software bugs and enter into the bug tracking system (JIRA).
      • Reproduce software bugs found in the field or escalated from support team.
      • Create test scenarios to try and break new software features.
      • Conduct tests and validate new software builds in a scrum team.
      • Perform system, load and stress testing.
      • Preparation of test procedures for both internal testing and customer acceptance testing.
      • Review documentation, such as Release notes, Installation guide and User Manuals.
      • Create new or expand existing automated tests.
      • Develop scripts (VBscript, Powershell and Javascript) and other utilities that can be leveraged by our harness.
  • Qualifications:
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French.
      • Ability to interact with Internal and external customers.
      • Proven track record of successfully working in team environment which develops professional software and hardware components.
      • Quick learner.
      • Self-motivated and very persistent.
      • Strong attention to details.
      • Willing to go extra miles to get jobs done
      • Bachelor of Engineering or Computer Science or pertinent College Diploma.
      • Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems & Linux.
      • Knowledge of IP networking
      • Knowledge of video standards and/or computer graphics preferable
      • Knowledge of broadcast equipment, considered an asset
      • Knowledge of testing complex systems, including hardware products, considered an asset
      • 1-3 years evaluating software in a structured environment.
      • 1-3 years preparing test procedures.
      • Experience with scripting (VB script, Python, Powershell or Javascript).
      • Experience with programming languages (C++, C#), considered an asset.
      • Experience of testing software on custom hardware platform & third party devices.
      • Experience with video and audio streaming is an asset.
      • Experience of creating automated test scripts.
      • Complex event driven system testing with hardware, considered an asset.