QA Lead

  • Company:
    Frozen Mountain
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:

We’re Frozen Mountain Software, a global leader in flexible live video conferencing and streaming software solutions–we are all about connecting people, everywhere, to what matters most. We’re a hidden gem that is based in the heart of Surrey, BC (the fastest-growing city in the province!) We were awarded Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers in 2019 and we are featured in the City of Surrey’s 2017-2027 Economic Strategy for our commitment to nurturing a great culture.

At Frozen Mountain, we also do everything we can to look after our FM Family (employees!) from flexible work hours, remote work days, tons of free food and snacks, and awesome company events are just the beginning. The teams themselves are high impact, A-players who are incredibly brilliant!

We are always looking to expand our products into new and exciting areas such VR, Google Glass, iOT devices and any other exciting technology that comes our way! We are currently seeking a QA Lead to help lead us down this path of exploration. As the QA Lead you are highly technical, love to problem solve while having a strong desire to break things. 

What you will be doing: 

  • Managing automated testing tools and environments
  • Performing automated and manual testing
  • Designing and adding automated tests and testing environments to bring coverage to 100%
  • Working with Developers to write test plans and ensure quality 
  • Mentoring team members on testing best practices and processes 
  • Finding, reproducing, isolating, identifying, reporting and tracking issues/bugs/defects through various methods
  • Following best practices for product/application maintainability, testability, robustness and performance 
  • Troubleshooting scaling and deployment issues
  • Collaborating with Developers in writing automation tests in all layers of applications – Unit, API, UI, Opersations, and Integration

We’re often asked, what does it take to succeed at Frozen Mountain—you’ve got to have a huge appetite for learning, take ownership, and be smart without having an ego. Here at FM, we believe in the FORCE! (Family, Ownership, Resourcefulness, Community, Excellence). Is the FORCE strong within you? Below are more details of what we are looking for in this role. 

The must-haves: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 8+ years experience with deployment, planning, and testing tools (Selenium/Appium, TestRail, Jira, Bitbucket, VSTS and equivalents) 
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Passion for product quality and a champion for systems and process improvements 
  • A self-starter who is able to work independently 
  • A life-long learner who gravitates to understand new technologies 
  • Team-focused attitude
  • Experience in writing automated tests and a strong desire for automating everything possible! 
  • Experience in Real Time Communications programming an asset

What’s in it for you? 

  • Competitive salary and commission – we’re not just saying that! We compare our salaries to local averages to make sure that we stay ahead. 
  • Extend Health Benefits paid 100% by the company, RRSP matching up to 5% 
  • Internal opportunities for professional development and advancement 
  • Free snack bars, fruits, veggies, specialty coffee and tea, and soft drinks in the office (oh, and of course the Nespresso machine!) 
  • Comfortable, ergonomic work spaces with top-notch hardware 
  • Yearly allowance for branded clothing and swag ($100 to spend) 
  • Work-from-home days, flexible office hours, and a relaxed office environment 
  • A space where egos are checked at the door, sleeves are rolled up to lend you a hand, ping pong is serious business and where the CEO will know you by name, rather than by number. 

About us: 

Created by brothers Anton and Jerod Venema in 2008, FM has grown to over 35 employees, and 400 customers in 47 countries worldwide. Through our technology and innovation, we inspire and enable development teams through industry leading enterprise-class real-time streaming and analytic solutions. With products built from the ground up, we live and breathe RTC technology. Come work for a company that is built by Developers, for Developers! 

Frozen Mountain is committed to be a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applicants of different backgrounds, cultures, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.