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Associate QA Engineer

Thomson Reuters Exception 10/13/2017 12:21:08 PM Toronto, ON Canada
Job Description

QA Engineer will help to move the REDI platform forward from a largely manual testing environment into a mostly automated environment.  Giving the mix of technologies involved in the applications, this will be a challenging but rewarding environment as you move REDI quality assurance systems into faster delivery but more reliable product.  This position will be for highly motivated self-learner capable of understanding complex systems.


  • Deliver quality products by thoroughly testing throughout all phases of development life cycle (Functional testing, regression/integration testing, performance testing and security testing) using a combination of testing methods; develop and execute automated and some manual (black and white box) tests depending on the maturity of the test infrastructure for that particular product.
  • Work with development teams to help design and deliver on the QA automation strategy thereby improving the overall quality and test coverage while maintaining a balance between manual and automated testing to improve delivery efficiency and test coverage.  Strong drive to improving the automation test coverage will be your main focus.
  • Design, plan, deliver and execute automated testing that cover end-to-end customer experience while complying with the agreed upon business and technical requirements.
  • Deploy and maintain the automated testing environment.  Work to correct any systems issues to ensure high availability and stability.
  • Partner closely with cross functional teams during all stages of the development, and is some cases lead quality engineering activities within a project or team with supervision.
  • On an independent basis, identify the scope and impact of defects.  Perform additional analysis to identify defect cause and scope as needed.
  • Anticipate, identify, document key program risks proposing appropriate mitigation and contingency plans as it relates to the automated test environments; identify cross-functional dependencies and track and report on their progress; propose workable solutions to problems.


  • Bachelor or Master's degree in computer science or a related technical field
  • Solid understanding of Agile development, object oriented design, and programming languages
  • Extensive programming experience in test driving development with one or more of the following: C#, Java, C++, JavaScript
  • Internship or 1 year of experience in a QE / QA environment preferred
  • Ability to assist developers in the analysis and isolation of software defects
  • Basic black, gray, and white box testing design and testing skills
  • Ability to develop test plans and author cases
  • Experience working on an Agile development team with rapid iterations
  • Candidates must have a passion for quality and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong written, verbal, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to problem-solve and adapt to changing priorities and technologies in a  fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Familiarity or the ability to learn current trends and best practices, including performance, accessibility and usability    

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Req #: JREQ091508
Locations: Toronto-Ontario-Canada
Job Function: Exception
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