Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers / Technicians (Paid Co-oP)

North York Other

Paid Co-oP

Experience in Cryptography required


We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers / Technicians to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality.

QA engineer/technician responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.)

The QA engineer/technician role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of desktop, web and mobile software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.


Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools

Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs

Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements

Monitor debugging process results

Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions

Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies


Work experience in software development

Work experience in software quality assurance

Knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes

Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases

Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing

Hands-on experience with automated testing tools for desktop and mobile apps

Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Experience with GnuPG, PKCS#11, OpenSSL, OpenVPN, Tor, I2P, Github is an asset

Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus


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