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Senior Software Analyst

Toronto, ON

Sr. Software Analyst

The Senior Software Analyst in Testing is responsible for ensuring the quality of software delivery for large scale rail signalling projects. The candidate will work with other software developers and systems engineers to create, execute an evaluate in house software tests and test plans. As senior member of the team, the role will involve technical leadership and mentoring of junior testers. As part of the software delivery team the candidate will gain experience in rail signalling and CBTC, and develop a deep understanding of both the signalling systems and rail operation.

The ideal candidate will process knowledge and skills in software testing and development. A proactive mind set and de to make a difference will be key to the success of the role. Rail signalling and CBTC experience is idea

Location: Hybrid in Toronto 2-3 days/week


Contract Length: 12 months – possibility of conversion to permanent position
 

Responsibilities
  • Performs analysis of system, subsystem and software requirements to define validation methods, and test cases
  •  Develops and maintains test plans, procedures and test cases.
  • Prepares test reports for pass and fail status of test and identify root cause of failures reported during testing
  •  Development of test automation Investigates test anomalies through analysis of data files, design documentation and cooperation with project tea members
  • Conduct operational and stress-test (bust-it) scenarios
  • Conduct testing in laboratory environment and on desktop simulation environment
  •  Effectively communicate test observation and results to engineering staff, supervisors and customers
  • Adhere to the company’s Processes and Work Instructions
  • Acquires product knowledge through active participation in formal, and on the job training, as well as self-study
  • Work on several projects consecutively and demonstrate ability to deliver on time and on-budget
  •  Work effectively cross functional teams and build long term working relationship with others
  • Coach and train junior team members.
  • Work independently, planning, prioritizing and scheduling own work
  • Continuously seek and propose improvements to methods and processes utilized for testing
  • Promote a safety culture where product safety is paramount
  • Ensure that safety is built into the test strategy by early identification and resolution of safety related defects




Basic Qualifications
The Resource must have the following minimum qualifications or experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or equivalent field
  • Minimum five (5) years of relative software testing experience testing using C++ and Python
  • Experience working in regulated industries: rail signaling, aerospace, or medical systems
  • Experience with real time systems and embedded system
  • Testing Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, wireless communication (802.11, LTE).
  • Knowledge or rail signaling and CBTC systems
 

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