QA Engineer – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

QA Engineer

The QA Engineer is responsible for planning, designing and building tests that support our quality and testing processes. This role will rely on strong functional/technical skills to effectively develop these solutions.

As a QAE in the organization, the individual will help ensure user expectations are met during the testing process, by maintaining a strong customer focus.

This position requires team members to take ownership of their work and assignments, eager to take on more. Priority setting, as well as, the ability to deal with ambiguity is key in this fast-paced environment where multiple projects or priorities exist day to day. Problem solving skills are also a necessity in this role based on the need to identify, isolate and troubleshoot test failures.

When working on projects, this individual must utilize their interpersonal savvy and work effectively with team members, informing the team on the outcome and status of their work.

This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager. The experience level required is greater than 2 years.


  • Determines appropriate test covered by using a variety of software testing techniques
  • Creates test plans, documenting test scenarios and scripts to support our manual and automation framework
  • Analyzes and records test results, reporting on progress
  • Researches product features to ensure testability
  • Identifies test data for test execution
  • Monitors code builds into test environments
  • Estimates testing work in support of scrum team
  • Identifies testing risks in association with team deliverables
  • Compiles information used for KPI’s and quality metric


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with manual testing practices and principles
  • Understanding of the Software Development Cycle
  • Identifying areas of improvement in relationship to quality process and capabilities
  • Testing of both web based and client applications with back-end data validation
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Utilization of agile work management tools
  • Familiarity with PC Hardware, drivers and functionality
  • Familiarity with Windows server and operating systems
  • Understanding of data security and compliance guidelines
  • Willing to learn automation tools and frameworks