UI Test Automation Engineer - Desktop Team (Calgary) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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Who is Coverity?
You may not have heard of us but we're involved in every aspect of your life. Coverity is the market leader in the Development Testing category of products that find and eliminate defects in software code.
We perceive this to be a multi-billion dollar market opportunity. Over 1,100 global brands use Coverity to deliver software free of crash-causing bugs and security problems. We were in your cell phone, your gaming software, your internet search engine, and your x-ray machine long before you got there. We've been quietly providing material value to the entire software consumer universe for the last 10 years.
We're building enterprise-wide applications installed at the world's most widely recognized companies, and used by hundreds-of-thousands of developers. It's tough work and we're tackling things no one else is taking on. Software defects create real and material daily issues for us all. Our mission is to change the way software is developed by creating and selling precision software analysis tools to help our customers build high integrity software that is fail-safe ...and to do it faster and cheaper.
Coverity is a private company of over 200 employees headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in 8 countries. We are funded by some of the best in the venture world - Foundation Capital and Benchmark Capital. We want you to enjoy coming into work because you are intellectually interested, driven to succeed, recognized for your contribution, and enjoy collaborating with an amazing group of people. If you want to change the world of software development, please read on...
The Position:
We are looking for a QA Engineer that can automate the testing of our desktop GUIs. This means automating the testing of our Eclipse and Visual Studio plugins, as well as all future desktop GUIs. This role also includes manual testing of our desktop GUIs where necessary, but always keeping an eye out for opportunities to automate this testing.
The emphasis is on test automation.
You will have direct access to the GUI developers and will work closely with them to achieve the ultimate goal, which is to make sure our GUIs are very high quality.
If you love trying to break software and you have strong scripting/programming abilities, we want to talk to you!
For more information or to apply please visit: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oq5xWfwI&s=CL_Saskatoon
Writing automated GUI tests using a combination of Perl, Squish, etc.
Manual GUI testing where necessary
Bugfix verification (automating where possible, manual where necessary)
Monitoring test system and triaging/fixing failures to keep it at 100% pass
Qualifications and Requirements:
BSc or MS in Computer Science or related field with GPA of 75% or higher
2+ years of experience programming/scripting
1+ years of experience with Perl
1+ years of experience with UI test automation (eg. Squish)
Strong QA background
Experience with software development tools (eg. git, make, etc.)
2+ years of experience with Unix/Linux command line
2+ years of experience with Windows
Bonus Experience:
Experience with JavaScript
Experience with Ruby
Experience with the Squish testing framework
Experience with Visual Studio IDE
Experience with Eclipse IDE
Experience with virtual machines (ideally VMware)
Experience with Mac platform
Personal Qualities:
Strong English communicator (written and verbal)
A pleasure to work with
You care (about others, about doing a good job, about details)
You take responsibility for your actions
Strong work ethic
You are comfortable in an emerging, fast-paced, high-growth company
Work Environment:
Public transit is very close to office (LRT is one block away)
You will work in a newly renovated, open concept office in Calgary
You will work on dual 24" monitors, ergo keyboard, etc.
We have ping-pong and foosball for mental breaks / fun
All the snacks and drinks you like
You will be part of a small "Desktop" team located in Calgary (there are other teams in Calgary too)
You will work alongside the GUI developers, making it easy to discuss issues and get answers, making your job easier
You will work in an office full of honest, easy to get along with, and hardworking people that like to get a lot done and have fun doing it.
The Opportunity:
This is an opportunity to:
Work for a rapidly growing, pre-IPO company in Calgary (rare)
Work with smart people
Work on a cool product that people actually use
Work on a product that actually makes a difference in the world (makes health equipment, vehicles, etc. safer for all of us)
Work in an office full of fun, honest, hard-working people that care
Work in a meritocracy (people rewarded based on merit)
Receive great benefits
For more information or to apply please visit: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oq5xWfwI&s=CL_Saskatoon
Location: Calgary
Compensation: DOE
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