Overview

VERB is a digital marketing agency located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our global clients offer the opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world’s biggest destinations, resorts, and travel brands—and with our employee travel credit, it’s easy to experience them for yourself. We take a balanced approach to work/life and have fun at the office– or wherever we happen to be working. We are passionate about exceeding expectations and we thrive on jobs other agencies might find too big, or too difficult, or too fast

Sound good? Great, here’s who we’re looking for…

We are looking for an accomplished Quality Assurance Specialist to join our growing project delivery team.

The Quality Assurance Specialist is an integral part of the delivery team. They are responsible for participating in the execution of procedures, for ensuring the quality and serviceability of new features, and releases of web-based applications. The successful candidate will work within team that includes quality assurance, integration engineers, account directors, product managers, solution architects and software developers.

What You Will Do

  • Assist with the planning, creation and execution of automated & manual test cases, scenarios and load/performance/security testing
    Maintain professional software quality engineering practices
  • Participate in sprint planning, requirement specification, and test plans development and execution
  • Support project teams through the design, development and testing phases, working closely with system design and development teams to ensure system design meets requirements, providing feedback and assistance on test plans and test cases
  • Work with technical project managers and product owners to validate business requirements against user acceptance criteria
  • Work alongside multidisciplinary User Experience, Visual Design, Marketing/Content Strategy and Development/Engineering teams to deliver enterprise web-based applications
  • Generate defect reports and provide status reports on all testing activities
  • Participate in defect triage meetings with client stakeholders
  • Other duties as required

Requirements

  • 2-3+ years’ experience in QA planning and testing for web applications and a mix of experience in multiple environments, preferably in digital or marketing agencies
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Internet Technologies, Computer Science or interdisciplinary)
  • Experienced in developing test cases, test management, functional, mobile and in both front-end and back-end testing
  • Full-cycle (Agile) software development – analysis, design, feature execution, automation, support
  • Experience with automated testing technologies such as Selenium, Jmeter or Cucumber, or others
  • Web testing experience from visual design through HTML templating to final web front-end
  • Cross-device/browser/version web testing and analysis experience
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment tools, such as Jenkins/Hudson/Git
  • Experience with JIRA, Bugzilla, Bugherd, and other common bug tracking tools
  • Ability to work in an agile environment
  • Content Management System (CMS) experience (WordPress, Drupal, Sitecore, Adobe)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to convey ideas to others
  • Knowledge of QA/QC best practices including development of quality testing plans and roadmaps
  • Ability to work under tight timelines

Benefits

Our benefits are anything but basic, with vacation time available on day one (not to mention an extra bonus week during the holidays), an annual travel credit (for non-work related travel), and free office snacks and drinks to keep you energized when you’re around.

In addition, we offer the following and are consistently looking for new ways to enhance the benefits we offer to our team:

  • 100% premium share option for Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision), with a health spending account to top up your claims
  • Company matching RRSP program
  • Top up for Parental/Pregnancy leave
  • Remote and flexible work arrangements
  • Transit and fitness discounts
  • Recreational sports teams
  • Learning and development opportunities with a multitude of resources
  • Internal recognition programs
  • Weekly fresh fruit deliveries to the office
  • A farm share program providing fresh fruit and veggies for our team and their families!

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About VERB

VERB is a conversion-focused agency, bringing real revenue to your travel business through digital marketing. We create beautiful, immersive platforms that drive measurable results for your business.