Principal QA Engineer
Absolute Software Corporation
Vancouver, BC
4d ago


Principal Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer - Vancouver

We are looking for a Principal Quality Assurance Engineer to join our testing team in Vancouver.

You will work as part of a feature team, participating in Pre-production integration and Production testing for Absolute products releases.

As the principal QA Engineer on the team, you will be expected to set a high standard for quality and drive continuous improvement to our automated and manual test, increasing coverage and effectiveness.

To be successful on our team, you will need to be a leader, a fast learner, a team player, and consistently deliver on your commitments.

Accountabilities Will Include :

  • Review product requirements and other technical documentation to ensure testability and completeness.
  • Define and document the test strategy and integration / system test cases for new features.
  • Review and validate completed work from Scrum teams for every sprint on QA integration environment by performing Exploratory, Integration, System and UAT tests.
  • Develop test cases using test tools, in a Linux or Microsoft Windows environment, for our Web Application (user interface) and our middle tier RESTful endpoints.
  • Execute manual and automated test cases on a regular basis, measuring and analyzing code coverage over time.
  • Perform Production Verification Testing
  • Collaborate closely with other teams to analyze and resolve issues.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our test automation framework and quality assurance processes.
  • Guide and mentor junior members of the team.
  • What you will need to be considered :

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • 8-15 years of experience testing software in a Web environment focusing on Security, Performance, RESTful APIs and Web Application testing.
  • 5-10 years of experience developing automated functional and performance tests
  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Self-motivated, independent, detail orientated, and responsible team-player
  • What you will need to stand out :

  • Experience with VMWare, Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Show us how your analytic ability, experience and ability to think like a user help you create test strategies and cases that ensure our product quality is top notch
  • Experience with one or more of Soap UI, REST Assured and Selenium WebDriver
  • Why Work For Us :

    Absolute is the new standard for endpoint visibility and control, delivering self-healing endpoint security, always-connected IT asset management, and continuous data visibility both on and off the network.

    Unlike other endpoint security agent solutions that can be corrupted, compromised or deleted, Absolute can self-heal itself and other critical applications through our patented Persistence technology that is embedded in the firmware of over 1 billion endpoints.

    No other security company can make this claim.

    Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with international offices in Austin, Texas, Reading, UK and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, we are a collaborative and innovative place to make your mark in the world of security.

    Our agile, high energy culture rewards top performance and the contributions of those passionate about our collective growth and success.

    We celebrate our wins in our large common areas where we hold engineering hackathons, end of quarter celebrations, and monthly socials.

    We believe in a good work / life balance which is reflected in our annual employee retreat where it’s all about friends and family.

    To learn more about Absolute, visit our website at or visit our .

    Absolute is an equal opportunity employer.

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