Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Location: Barbados)

Questrade Financial Group


  • Note: open to CARICOM residents willing to relocate to Barbados

As the fastest growing online brokerage in Canada, Questrade is committed to helping Canadians become much more financially successful and secure. Our vision is to revolutionize financial services by offering the most innovative and cost efficient financial services – including banking.

We’re looking for our next Senior Quality Assurance Engineer. Could It Be You?

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will provide expertise in the area of QA activities for applications developed by the Questrade Technology Group (QTG), with particular focus on the trading platform, Microservices and high volume data flow and transactions. This individual will be allocated as part of a team following agile methodologies such as SCRUM.

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will be an individual very interested in technology, particularly backend services and client/server applications. Enjoys being part of a team who builds great tools using leading edge technologies. This individual understands the concept of testability and will work together with developers and designers, providing input into their work to ensure the final product can be tested efficiently using either manual or automated approaches.

Need more details? Keep reading…

Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Write test plans and test cases throughout the development lifecycle
  • Ensure test plans thoroughly cover all requirements and use cases
  • Plan, schedule and perform manual and automated software tests
  • Develop automated regression test suites using automated testing tools
  • Foster a continuous improvement approach to QA activities
  • Review tools implementations and encourage best practices and sound design principles while remaining practical and deadline driven
  • Work closely with development to perform early testing on components prior to integration builds
  • Assists and actively participates in the communication between local and offshore development and QA teams, ensuring knowledge is shared efficiently
  • Manage defect tracking; monitor and report results
  • Report QA status, as appropriate, to keep project stakeholders informed on deliverables and timelines
  • Train other departments on the use of custom developed tools
  • Other duties as assigned
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So are YOU our next Senior Quality Assurance Engineers? You are if you have…

  • 5+ years’ experience in a QA Engineering role
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle, methodologies and testing
  • Experience with cloud technologies and modern pipelines is an asset
  • Solid knowledge of quality assurance techniques, testing concepts, methodologies and tools
  • An expert ability to apply quality assurance knowledge to in-depth testing and test plans.
  • An ability to apply concepts of unit, system, regression, product, integration and acceptance testing
  • An excellent analytical skills with the ability to investigate and research multiple sources
  • Experience with scripting in Python/JavaScript
  • An understanding of OOP concepts is desired
  • Experience in testing REST APIs with Postman or other tools
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • An ability to adapt and learn quickly with any testing tool
  • Advanced understanding of automation testing methodologies

Brownie points for…

  • Experience in automating web applications
  • Knowledge of trading systems and trading concepts, particularly within the equities realm
  • Experience with testing high performance systems
  • Experience in working with XML/XSD
  • Experience in automation testing of backend services

Sounds like you? Click below to apply!

At Questrade Group of Companies, with multiple office locations around the world, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and accessible work environment. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings, and believe that when our teams feel supported and motivated, their creativity becomes a source of innovation. We are also committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and also one which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and operate in to help us revolutionize financial services for the benefit of all of our customers.

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Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment/selection process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

  • Seniority level


    Associate

  • Employment type


    Full-time

  • Job function


    Engineering and Information Technology

  • Industries


    Financial Services


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