Senior QA Analyst

We need a Senior QA Analyst who wants to take on the responsibility of ensuring our Data Exchange Product (DX) delivers an incredible user experience.

Toronto, Ontario

Altus Group, developers of ARGUS Software

<p>At Altus Group, developers&nbsp;of ARGUS Software, we break ground everyday with products that provide consistency, transparency, and efficiency into the financial and operational processes that drive the global world of commercial real estate. Our products were built exclusively for commercial real estate companies, incorporating best practices learned from over 25 years serving the industry and clients in over 60 countries. ARGUS Software&rsquo;s products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio. Thousands of users globally including leading owners, managers, financial institutions, brokerages and REITs trust ARGUS Software solutions to improve the visibility and flow of information throughout their critical business processes. These processes include asset management, asset valuation, portfolio management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, lease management, collaboration and knowledge management.</p>

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Overview: <p dir="ltr"><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Altus Analytics, a business of Altus Group, is the leading global technology partner to the commercial real estate industry and is poised for significant growth and expansion over the next three years.</p> <p dir="ltr">Altus Analytics brings together the collective expertise of ARGUS, Voyanta and Altus Data Solutions as the leading provider of CRE solutions worldwide. Our technology and industry expertise empowers commercial real estate clients and partners to work collaboratively to enhance decision making, drive performance and optimize transactional efficiency. From property budgeting, making strategic decisions about acquisitions or working with different teams, different organizations and different data, we can bring it all together.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">We need a Senior QA Analyst who wants to take on the responsibility of ensuring our Data Exchange Product (DX) delivers an incredible user experience.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">You are a QA Analyst looking to join a rapidly growing organization where you can expand your skills into the world of Automation and gain hands on experience working across our multiple products with our global team.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Knowledge.</strong> We are passionate about technology and as the industry leaders in CRE Tech, we know the future is in Automation. We will give you the opportunity to learn and expand your skills in Automation.</li> <li><strong>Exposure.</strong> This is an opportunity to be part of rolling out a unique product that will support and positively impact users around the world.</li> <li><strong>Career Development.</strong> You will grow to lead manual QA teams or expand your skills to become a master at QA automation.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p dir="ltr"><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our Senior Manual QA Analyst will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Lead. You will provide supervision, guidance and day to day oversight to the offshore QA team.</li> <li>Create and execute test cases. You will translate high level requirements into detailed test plans. You will design, and review test cases to ensure all requirements are fulfilled and fully functional.</li> <li>Test. You will test newly developed features as well analyze all feature requirements and devise appropriate and thorough test plans.</li> <li>Collaborate. You will work closely with Developers, Business Analysts and other QA and stakeholders to: <ul> <li>Understand current and proposed architecture and enhancements.</li> <li>Ask questions and challenge specs/acceptance criteria, to ensure clarity and completeness from a QA standpoint</li> <li>Identify and solve defects and other issues. You will be the contact for the support and services team.</li> <li>Proactively participate in endorsement/sizing/sprint planning/retrospectives.</li> <li>Proactively raise relevant issues and risks to the team, and follow up as needed.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Introduce and adhere to high standards. You will embrace our development methodology and apply best practices. You will follow a process that accurately logs defects with appropriate artifacts.</li> <li>Be Agile. You will set and meet weekly sprint deliverables.</li> <li>Be flexible. You may be required to travel to our offices in Canada, the US and UK on an infrequent basis.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p dir="ltr"><strong>How do we know that&rsquo;s you? You are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A university graduate. You have a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in computer science or a related discipline. You have solid math skills and knowledge of financial concepts.</li> <li>An experienced QA Analyst. You have experience testing web-based applications and with Gherkin format. Knowledge of testing APIs is an asset. You have expertise with Microsoft Test Manager, Microsoft SQL Server and an understanding of software architecture. Software automation (Selenium, Ranorex) and coding skills (SQL, C#, JavaScript) are a bonus.</li> <li>An innovative problem-solver. You think creatively in testing commercial grade software. You have a high desire to learn rapidly and expand your skills and your contribution. You can quickly become an expert on our product(s).</li> <li>A logical thinker. You can build a picture of expected functionality, and find the holes. You are driven to understand &nbsp;the framework behind the software, how the components fit together, and the technical interdependencies. You have an understanding of what and how certain types of data can and does influence results.</li> <li>A leader. You are results-driven, with initiative and highly capable of meeting deadlines. You can motivate and support the work of junior team members. You thrive in a fast-paced environment. Experience leading remote teams is an asset.</li> <li>A strong communicator. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You can build positive relationships with stakeholders, end users and members of a project team.</li> </ul> <strong>Need any more reasons to want to work with us?</strong><br /> <p dir="ltr">As we continue to grow, the possibilities for the people that join Altus are significant. From professional growth to innovation to collaboration we are committed to continuing to foster the right environment to help our people realize their full potential. We give our people the freedom and responsibility to take charge of their career path, bring new ideas to the forefront and work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients.</p> <p dir="ltr">We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on <a href="">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p><span id="com.peopleclick.cp.fieldlabel.disclaimer" class="pc-rtg-legal">Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.<br />If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at <a href=""></a> or 416-641-9500.</span></p>