Lead QA Tester

Engineering · Toronto, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Our Company


Named on Deloitte's 2018 and 2020 Technology Fast 50 | 500 lists, MMB Networks is a rapidly growing company located in downtown Toronto, and a leader in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. 


MMB enables the world’s biggest brands to create amazing customer experiences by helping them build and bring wireless products to market. Our expertise in Wi-SUN, WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, Thread, and other wireless technologies is fostering a new generation of connected products. 


From strategy and product positioning all the way through to manufacturing and support, we help our customers build mission critical connected products from smart grid meters and door locks, to residential solar energy systems, and even intelligent hydration trackers for professional athletes.


With clients ranging from innovative startups to global household brands, strong strategic partnerships with key industry players, and leadership in international standards bodies – we offer our employees an uncommon breadth of exposure, experience, and leadership as well as a close knit, dynamic, and fun work environment.


Role Description

 

As a Lead QA Tester, you will direct the day to day technical activities for QA testers on your team, including daily standup meetings, and will be tasked with ensuring that the QA team has the inputs and equipment to complete their work. You will also work with the QA team on requirements definition for test plan development, and execution of acceptance and regression testing of new and existing IoT products. Finally, you will also be responsible for the administration of QA systems like Jira / Zephyr, and QA equipment like test harnesses, fixtures and devices.  


The ideal candidate has direct experience qualifying electronic products in an agile development environment. This role is suited to those who are excited by the IoT, and have good working knowledge of QA best practices, processes and tools. You will have opportunities to work on complex cross-functional projects for high-profile enterprise customers, and will gain experience with cutting edge technologies that are defining the next generation of connected devices.

MMB’s offerings span hardware, software and embedded applications and we have accrued an industry leading reputation for excellence. The role of the Lead QA tester is key in maintaining this reputation by ensuring that our deliverables are subjected to consistent and rigorous qualification. You should have excellent communications skills, the ability to rapidly familiarize yourself with new products, and a love of creating advanced testing solutions from the ground up.   


What You’ll be Doing

  • Administering day to day QA activities, e.g. standup meetings with the QA team.
  • Administering QA systems like Jira / Zephyr, as well as QA equipment inventory.
  • Onboarding, training and mentoring the QA testers on your team.
  • Working with Project Managers to develop QA effort estimates for customer projects. 
  • Developing detailed test plan documentation based on project requirements and specifications.
  • Contributing to the development of automated test platforms.
  • Working with existing test platforms and systems.
  • Executing test plans.
  • Logging and describing issues discovered during testing.
  • Working with developers to resolve issues discovered during testing.
  • Working with contractors and third-party test houses to resolve issues encountered during regulatory testing activities.
  • Interacting with clients to resolve issues encountered when qualifying third-party products.


Skills and Experience 

  • Minimum 4 years of QA experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • Development experience in two or more of the following: C, C#, Java, Python, and MySQL
  • Experience with gathering requirements, writing specifications and test plans
  • Experience with bug tracking and test management systems
  • (Asset) Experience with Embedded firmware in C
  • (Asset) Experience with ZigBee, WiFi, Z-Wave, BLE and Thread applications
  • (Asset) Experience with Linux systems


Benefits to the Candidate (You)

  • You’ll help influence the next generation of IoT products using industry leading technology.
  • You’ll work alongside and learn from leading experts in the connected product networking field. 
  • You’ll gain significant exposure to the latest IoT products and applications that are being deployed across the world today.
  • We value your innovative ideas and your energy.  MMB provides an atmosphere that allows your creativity to become a reality - where engineers are encouraged to be thought leaders and supported in developing new and interesting ideas. 
  • You’ll also enjoy great health and dental benefits, fun internal incentives, and team social events. 


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced