This position is available to candidates located in Calgary, Alberta or Vancouver, BC.
Our head office is in downtown Calgary and we have offices in San Francisco, California and London, UK. We offer a flexible work environment with opportunities to work from home.
Reach (withreach.com) – a young and innovative company serving the ecommerce world – is seeking an energetic, curious, and open-minded Lead Quality Advocate to help us continue our evolution in the areas of ecommerce development.
Roles & Duties
Be a collaborative team member of a growing agile development team
Perform manual testing and checking on UI components
Guide and advocate for quality practices around and improve test automation
Enhance automated testing suite and improve test coverage
Maintain and enhance integrated tests written in Python
Collaborate with DevOps team to build test automation into the deployment pipeline
Inspect and adapt quality processes and test automation to improve team productivity
We absolutely require that you be comfortable working as a member of a distributed team, have strong communication skills, and have a capacity to push boundaries and challenge conventions. You must be motivated to seek out answers, and willing to help others. We are looking for someone with the initiative to figure out how they can use their skills to best help us.
You have a solid foundation in testing and understand that quality is the responsibility of the entire team. You are very comfortable with manual and exploratory testing and take the opportunity to automate wherever it makes sense. You are willing to take the lead and bring a quality mindset to the entire team.
An Agile mindset
Excellent communication skills in English and a team-oriented approach to development
8+ years of experience in software quality assurance
5+ years of experience in test automation
Experience writing unit, integration and functional tests
Nice to have:
Automation experience testing APIs
Automation experience in DevOps and Testing
Software development experience using Python
Experience working with an Agile team
Experience working with a distributed team
ecommerce or payments experience
Full-time, 40 hours/week
Flexible work environment
Health Savings Plan (Canada)
Self-Directed Career Development Plan (Annual Budget + Paid Days)
How to Apply
You can read more about our company on our website, and if you would like to work with us, please forward your qualifications – whether they be in the form of a traditional CV, an online CV, a list of projects you’ve worked on with a description of your involvement or a letter detailing your qualifications. Direct any of the above to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Lead Quality Advocate”.
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