Associate Software Tester - Solution & Quality Engineering

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Feb 14, 2023
Full time

Job Description

The Opportunity

As an Associate Software Tester, you will be responsible for analyzing, testing, and delivering new or enhanced systems and applications in Solution and Quality Engineering.

Who you'll work with

You will report to Manager, Solution & Quality Engineering, and collaborate with a talented cross functional team including other software developers, quality engineers and end users.

What you'll do

  • Directly participate in Project Planning as well as requirements gathering, test plan creation, automation of software development, test plan execution, results analysis, root cause identification, and ensuring sufficient code coverage

  • Perform Impact Analysis of plan or policy changes on test cases in regression

  • Address regression failures and investigate production issues

  • Assist in the evaluation and implementation of quality standards

  • Track and prioritize application problems with Service Delivery team 

  • Obtain guidance from the Project and extended team as required

  • Develop/communicate personal work plan and the task details appropriate for the on-time completion of all work assignments

  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll need

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent discipline preferred

  • Basic understanding of programming code (Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS)

  • Experience with automation tools (TestNG, Selenium, JUnit)

  • Experience working collaboratively in an Agile process environment

  • Experience with GitHub, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Sonar

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work somewhat independently, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines and produce an adequate volume of work

  • Ability to apply testing standards, risk methodologies and adapt testing practices with new technologies


What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage

  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan

  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Competitive time off

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources — from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request ( for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

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Functional Areas:

Information Technology


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