• Software Developer in Test

    Location CA-NS-Halifax
    Job ID
    SW Engineering
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Software Developer in Test - Halifax, Canada

    Quest Software is looking for an experienced software developer who enjoys testing and understands the importance of test automation best practices.  This developer will join an agile development team in Halifax.  This team is building commercial software to simplify and improve the management of critical enterprise data. 



    The candidate will be responsible for the complete automation solution for the team so that as much of the testing effort as possible is automated. This includes designing, implementing and maintaining automation testing frameworks and supporting infrastructure as well as writing automated tests.

    The candidate will work closely with other team members to provide input on all aspects of feature development, including manual testing and automated test development. The candidate will be working on an agile SCRUM team using the latest of technologies, best practices and coding environments. 




    • Completion of a computer science undergraduate degree or equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years working as a quality control engineer with exploratory and agile testing experience
    • Some experience in software test automation development or have interest in learning these skills
    • Capable of working directly on features during development to ensure every feature has high quality
    • Comfortable working in DevOps environment with tools like VSTS/Jenkins with complete test integration in the pipeline
    • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
    • Experience working with agile development teams
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment


    Experience Considered Beneficial:

    • Experience with C# (preferred) or Java
    • Experience with testing frameworks and tools such as VSTest/NUnit/JUnit, Jasmine/Mocha/Karma, SpecFlow/Cucumber, Selenium
    • Experience with JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and frameworks such as Angular/React
    • Experience with integrated development environments and tools such as Visual Studio or Eclipse
    • Working knowledge of Git or other source control systems
    • Experience with SDLC and OWASP security best practices
    • Experience using PowerShell
    • General understanding of Windows networking infrastructure
    • Experience in Enterprise software development
    • Experience with Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure
    • Working knowledge of Active Directory/Exchange Server/SharePoint/IIS/SQL Server
    • Knowledge of virtualization


    Company Description

    Quest Software enables organizations of all sizes to better secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure in order to help fuel innovation and drive their businesses forward. With over 5,000 team members around the globe, we intend to continue to grow revenues and add value to customers.

    When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to build and develop products at a scale few others can provide. Our product portfolio serves a large base of customers and we are addressing the strategic imperatives for enterprise businesses. Working with some of the most talented employees the industry has to offer, we provide enhanced career opportunities for team members to learn and grow in a rapidly changing environment.


    Why work with us?

    • - Life at Quest means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.
    • - When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.
    • - Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.
    • - We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.
    • - Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.


    Quest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Quest is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Quest are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Quest will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Quest encourages applicants of all ages.



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