QA Team Lead

Optessa Inc. is looking for a QA Team Lead with 7+ years of experience to be based in its head office in Edmonton, Alberta.

Optessa develops and sells planning, scheduling and sequencing software to global automotive and product manufacturing companies. This dynamic company counts major auto manufacturers among its customers and is poised for continued growth. The company has offices in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; New Jersey, USA and Goa, India.

The primary responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Overseeing the activities of the core product QA team
  • Supervising and mentoring junior QA resources
  • Designing, creating and documenting test plans and processes
  • Designing and executing manual and automated test cases
  • Setup and maintenance of manual and automated test environments
  • Maintenance and evolution of test bed data sets

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant post-secondary education
  • Experience managing a software QA team
  • Experience with scheduling/planning software in a manufacturing or similar industry
  • Experience with Selenium for automated UI testing
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL (Oracle, MariaDB, SQL Server)
  • Experience with both Windows Server and Linux environments
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Proactive problem solver that can work independently
  • Very detailed oriented

Other Relevant Skills:

  • Experience with Apache Ant
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Knowledge of Java
  • Knowledge of performance and load testing tools

Training in Optessa products will be provided. Optessa offers a competitive salary and benefits package. All applicants are thanked for their interest; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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