Jobs at Layer 7 Technologies

Intermediate QA Analyst

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Intermediate QA Analyst

Vancouver, BC


Layer 7 Technologies is seeking an Intermediate QA Analyst to join an energetic and growing QA department. The ideal candidate:
Has worked in a QA department for at least four years, performing a mix of manual and automation-based product testing
Is comfortable performing a variety of tasks – from product testing to functional specification review, documentation, third-party software installation/configuration and server setup/configuration – and should be comfortable performing these tasks independently
Should have experience using automated testing tools (either running automated scripts or creating test artifacts) and/or experience in performance testing
Thrives in a formal QA environment – where overall release and testing processes are defined enough to give structure – and enjoys owning tasks “from cradle to grave”

Participate in all aspects of testing an XML-based security product, including functional review, test planning, environment setup, test case creation, bug creation and validation, functional and regression testing
Design, deploy and maintain testing environments (both real and virtual) for security, performance and functionality testing
Install and maintain third-party software products
Troubleshoot issues as they arise, often at a low level
Perform functional test case automation
Actively contribute to growing knowledge base for our product and interface with support team
Produce internal documentation for QA

Four-or-more years experience in a formal software QA environment
Comfort working in Windows and command-line Linux environments.
Browser-based testing experience with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
Solid understanding of HTML4/5, HTTP/S, XML, CSS, APIs, JSON and REST
Familiarity with general networking principles and domains
Strong troubleshooting abilities, discipline and detail orientation
Effective written and oral communication skills

Desirable Skills & Experience:
Experience with Fitnesse automated testing framework, Froglogic Squish or Selenium automation tools (Watir and Celerity would also be acceptable)
A year or more of development experience in either Java, C# or Perl, developing test scripts in a QA environment
Experience performance/load testing high-throughput server environments
Experience working with virtual environments (VMware) and/or cloud-based deployments
Familiarity with WIKI products, JIRA and SOAP-based testing tools

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