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Test Engineer

Reference ID: Tantalus

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  • Great opportunity to join a growing smart grid technology organization
  • Apply your test planning & strategy experience to a complex wireless domain
  • Be rewarded with a competitive salary, flexible benefits and a unique company culture 
About our company

In a world where global warming, rolling blackouts, rising energy pricesandanaging, frequently malfunctioning distribution systems are front page news, Tantalus works with electric, water and gas energy providers to improve resource efficiency, deliver reliable service, and streamline operations. We give utilities the tools and information they need to engage consumers in ongoing conservation efforts, and also provide the backbone technology that makes these programs successful.

About our culture

Tantalus culture is built on hard work, respect and cooperation. Throughout the development process, our team enjoys iterating, collaborating and learning. We are developers, engineers, testers, technicians, and inventors. We are a group of critical thinkers with a proven track record in delivering great products and applications.

Our modern office, centrally located in the heart of Burnaby, provides our team with a collaborative, social and engaging work environment. With a games room, fitness facility and various social activities, we encourage our team to interact, learn and grow with each other on a daily basis.

About the opportunity

We have a strong QA team who are responsible for network server, endpoint, and UI/application testing, and are looking for a Test Engineer who is experienced in Agile Testing. The successful candidates will work to prevent delays that result from system bugs and errors being caught late in the development cycle.

The primary responsibilities of this dynamic role are, but not limited to:

  • Ensure that any new software integration meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications
  • Conduct all types of testing as needed, such as system, unit, regression, load and acceptance testing methods
  • Analyze test results to discover and resolve defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and/to interoperability flaws
  • Contribute to design, development, and implementation of test automation
  • Ensure that testing activities meet system goals and fulfill end user requirements
  • Produce reports and documentation for all testing efforts, results, activities, data, logging and tracking
  • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management

This position is ideally suited to someone for someone with direct hands-on experience with design, development and implementation of testing solutions for end-to-end products that include hardware, firmware and software components. As the ideal candidate you will bring an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent, plus 3-8 years’ of manual and automated testing experience in a C/Linux environment.  Additionally, your experience includes one or more of the following:

  • Scripting with at least one of: Python, Perl, or Bash
  • Communications protocols such as TCP/IP
  • Embedded Linux in small form-factor devices
  • Server Linux applications

About the Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also receive: 

  • Comprehensive extended health and dental coverage, including a health spending account;
  • Life and disability insurance; 
  • Travel insurance;
  • MSP coverage;
  • Your choice of paid parking space or transit reimbursement;
  • 3 weeks' annual vacation; and
  • Opportunities for paid professional development and training.   

Best of all, you will receive these benefits upon commencement of employment!  

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Posted: December 18, 2018
Closes: January 30, 2019
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11-50 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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