Quality Assurance Engineer
AbCellera
Vancouver, BC, CA
5d ago
source : BC Jobs Online Inc.

At AbCellera, we’re solving tough problems and creating innovative solutions from the ground up. Our developers are designing cutting-edge software that revolutionizes how scientists explore antibodies and the scale at which they can do this.

It’s life-changing research and you could be a part of it. We’re the first in our field to be providing tools like these, which means you’ll be solving new problems every day, helping us to develop unique software products that make us leaders in the tech industry.

And, most importantly, your work will contribute to bringing better therapies to patients.

We’re a dedicated team of 150+ people based in the heart of beautiful Vancouver and we’re growing quickly! We were recently recognized as Fast Company’s Innovative Team of the Year so this is an exciting time to join us as we continue to put the tech in biotech !

The role :

Our front-end development team enables our scientists to gain insights into the terabytes of data we generate every year.

What kind of data, you ask? Data describing thousands of therapeutic possibilities for any given disease. All we have to do is mine this data to find the therapeutics with the greatest potential.

That’s where you come in. Your role, specifically, will be to ensure the quality and stability of CeliumTM, AbCellera’s antibody data visualization software (see our website and recent publication ).

Your work will enable scientists to dig deeper into these complex datasets and choose the very best antibodies to move forward into therapeutic development.

On any given day you might :

  • Establish and refine QA best practices, ensuring team adoption
  • Perform manual tests for new features
  • Expand our automation suite for regression
  • Work with and guide the development team to improve unit and integration tests
  • Take ownership of end-to-end QA
  • Be a subject matter expert for CeliumTM, ensuring smooth integration of product developments
  • Maintain concise documentation for all QA activities
  • Adapt to shifting QA needs
  • Investigate user-reported bugs, and make recommendations for fixes
  • Our relevant tech stack :

  • Angular 9
  • Jasmine / Karma
  • Protractor
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in software QA for front-end web applications, taking ownership of all QA-related activities and establishing best practices
  • 3+ courses in Biology at the University-level, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience writing, updating, and executing clean and maintainable test plans and reports
  • Experience identifying the requirements of manual vs automated testing for various features
  • Proficiency with automation tools such as Selenium, Protractor or Cypress
  • Proficiency with version control
  • Excellent communication skills both with technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Bonus qualifications :

  • Experience with performance testing
  • Experience with security testing
  • Experience with different methodologies (eg. Agile, Waterfall)
  • Perks of the job :

  • An attractive compensation package, including health and lifestyle benefits
  • A minimum of 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • And of course, the opportunity to make a real difference, working on challenging problems that matter
  • To apply :

    Introduce yourself by heading to our website to submit your application. Remember to refer to Job ID 4016 in your cover letter.

    We’ll be in touch if you’ve been selected for an interview.

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