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
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).