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Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Klir

This is a Contract position in Vancouver, BC posted November 29, 2022.

Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer Klir is on a mission to make water better.

Our customers are global leaders in water management.

We are looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer that can help us build-in quality to every aspect of our platform.

In this role, you ensure the team achieves built-in code quality.

You develop QA test plans, and drive the testing strategies and quality metrics that help us deliver a solid enterprise solution.

You set quality standards and provide feedback to help us meet our goals.

You build upon experience in software testing tools and frameworks to help us implement automation to deliver a validated release with minimal delay.

You advocate quality policies that guide the entire team, and collaborate with management on estimation, resource planning, and team development.

Responsibilities Collaborating with developers to solve application faults.

Planning test schedules and test strategies to meet team delivery objectives Creating and maintaining company documentation, such as quality manuals and quality procedures.

Engag ing all team members within Klir in quality improvements and testing.

Instructing and mentoring team mates as a leader in QA practices, with support and oversight.

Providing feedback and constructive advice to develop and grow capability within the team.

Meeting with the software design team to plan test coverage and verification methods.

Identifying software application weaknesses and target areas.

Prioritizing and planning bug-fix efforts.

Planning and delivery of initiatives to automate testing and tools that support QA goals.

Writing automation scripts and implementing software applications.

Troubleshooting automation software and finalizing system procedures.

Requirements Minimum 5 years of experience in a Software QA, with at least 2 years leading a QA team.

Broad experience on-boarding and using test automation tools and platforms.

Expertise in principles and methods for software testing.

Agile QA and test-driven development (TDD) practices.

Customer advocacy and customer focus.

Effective verbal and written communication.

Estimating and prioritizing work.

Previous experience in creating test strategy and test plans on major projects Experience in an early-stage start up or proven track record operating in earliest stages of a product.

Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with a broad base of knowledge in the areas of technology and communications Work in GMT -4 timezone hours Proficiency with automation tools like Selenium, Playright and Testproject.io Proficiency with test management tools like Azure DevOps or JIRA Personal attributes: Active Listener Builds Relationships Follows Processes Time Management Meets Commitments The ideal candidate: You thrive equally in strategy and execution.

You are inventive and resourceful and can turn your ideas quickly into implementations.

We move fast, but we are smart about it.

You are entrepreneurial at heart, but methodical in your approach.

You love to learn about your craft and your own personal development.

You get a rush when you’re super busy and getting a lot done.

You get a super rush when your efforts land a win.

You would rather just try a new idea than spend days talking about it.

You believe in collaboration and enjoy adding value and getting value by engaging with every department that touches the customer experience.

You’re probably your own toughest critic and have an internal drive to succeed and help others do the same.

You never want to be the weak link, but the strongest.

You are passionate about water and ensuring that the developed world has enough safe and secure water needed to sustain our species for generations to come.

Why work at Klir?

Our Commitment to you: We remunerate you well with a competitive salary and benefits for your market.

Operating at your best, you can’t worry about your quality of life at home.

We commit that you have an opportunity to use your talents to leave a factual lasting legacy for our species for generations to come.

By working with a Y-Combinator market leading company, we commit that you have an opportunity to challenge yourself to be the best you can be.

We commit to give you the opportunity to work in a team that understands life is far too important to take seriously.

Obviously, we are doing a crucial job but we have fun while doing it.

We commit to giving you the opportunity to work with a group of people that value honesty and audaciousness, that stand up straight & stick together no matter what and aspire to be the difference between good and great.

We are committed to doing our best to make you successful.

The leader’s sense of purpose is to help you to be the best version of yourself.

We achieve this with fearless feedback, focus on growth and transparency.

Klir is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran disability or genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law in employment.