QA Engineer - Remote
Remote, Toronto, ON
Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) is on a mission to make the Internet better by providing people everywhere with online access to be empowered to make individual contributions. As a company, we embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and understanding to encourage freedom, inspire innovation, and promote inclusivity; creating an environment for everyone to thrive!
Tucows has been working on the Internet since the days when people unironically called it the Information Superhighway. We are a 25-year-old global start-up embracing agility and creativity in order to continually seize opportunity for growth. We have evolved from a start-up domain service provider to becoming the second-largest domain wholesaler in the world while expanding our business with Ting, an Internet services company partnering with towns and cities to change what customers expect from their Internet Service Provider. We are building fiber networks across the US and have already launched Gigabit speed service in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Colorado, Idaho and California, laying the groundwork for rapid scale.
Our growth has been incredible, smart, and measured, built on a solid technical and financial foundation. We have doubled our workforce in the last 4 years and continue in rapid expansion mode, providing services to millions of customers around the world.
We are seeking to hire a keen and self-motivated individual who loves the Internet, and loves learning and applying new technologies to complex problems.
You will make heavy use of your intermediate QA experience and abilities to design and implement automated test cases for our 24/7 highly-available, highly-reliable client/server products.Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential in this team based role.
You have notable experience testing API/web based software and are confident in creating new test cases for it. You understand core Internet infrastructure such as TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP. You're comfortable working at scale testing dozens of interdependent components.
In addition to the above, you are nimble and able to remain effective when priorities shift. You can easily put yourself in the customer's shoes to find ways to improve their experience.
Key Position Responsibilities:
-70% design and development of automated tests for our backend and frontend applications
-10% manual testing
-10% production support activities including troubleshooting
-10% additional responsibilities as required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-2+ years of software QA experience
-2+ years experience programming/implementing test cases
-Experience with automation testing software such as Cucumber and Selenium
-Knowledge of Python and/or Ruby is an asset
-Familiarity with using version control systems (Git)
-Experience with Continuous Integration concepts and tools is an asset (Jenkins, Vagrant, Docker)
-Some knowledge of the Internet's core protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP
-College or University degree in a related field is an asset but not a requirement
We believe diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.