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QA Lead (L3) At Big River Technology


Gananoque, On

Job Description

About Big River

Big River Technologies Inc., is a nearshore software development company founded by an experienced team of technology and business experts. We are located in the beautiful 1000 islands region and offer a healthy balance between work and free-time lifestyles. We are growing quickly and are working with top Fortune 500 clients in our space. If you succeed in a fast-paced, self-starting, client-facing environment, working with the latest technologies on exciting projects, then we want to hear from you.

Job Description

We are looking for client-facing QA visionaries. You are passionate about QA and helping developers 'design in' quality using approaches such as Test Driven Development (TDD), Agile principles and using tools like jBehave, Cucumber, Karma with Jasmine, Mocha, or Selenium. Your primary focus will be to validate that software components and systems function according to spec using a test driven development methodology. Your main duties will include both automated and manual testing. You will work in a team of developers, in an Agile based delivery model. A thorough technical understanding of the SLAs and NFRs of the components is required.

Training programs are available and salary is commensurate with experience.


  • Work in an Agile environment
  • Develop automated testing suites and tools for testing web products
  • Deliver timely project execution and project work products that exceed customer expectations
  • Contribute to functional specifications. strategy and detailed design documents for client project
  • Serve as a technical resource for client projects
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and emergent technologies
  • Assist in refining requirements to ensure great testability
  • Develop comprehensive testing strategy for entire applications
  • Function as QA lead, mentoring and guiding junior QA engineers

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience as a Developer, QA Engineer, SDET or similar QA role.
  • Experience developing testing strategies particularly for Javascript based web/ mobile applications
  • Experience developing performance and load testing
  • Well versed in industry best patterns and practices around automated QA testing
  • Experience with Web technologies: JavaScript (including frameworks such as React), jQuery, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with Testing tools such as: Selenium, Jasmine, Cucumber, RSpec, Mocha/Chai, SoapUI / Rest Assure / Jest / Nightwatch.js
  • Experience with Agile software engineering practices, particularly Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Automated Testing.
  • Experience working with continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Excellent working knowledge of white box, black box, and integration testing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Work Related Expectations

The incumbent will ideally be based out of our Gananoque office and must be willing to work flexible hours to accommodate client requirements in a variety of time zones. We service clients across North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific regions and vary our working hours accordingly.

big river tech is committed to employment equity and diversity and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender. If any applicant requires accessibility assistance applying for open positions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Only those candidates for which an interview will be scheduled will be contacted.

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