Askuity is a Toronto-based retail analytics software company operating as an innovative new division within The Home Depot. Askuity’s mission is to enable suppliers and merchants at The Home Depot to make profitable, data-driven decisions and drive real-time retail execution.

We are looking for a dynamic QA Analyst, eager to deliver high quality SaaS based products. You are passionate about quality, producing top-notch work, and constantly improving your skills. As a member of the Product Development team at Askuity, you will help design and execute test strategies to ensure delivery of high quality software that has a meaningful and immediate impact on our growing customer base. You are hardworking, fun, friendly, enthusiastic, and looking for an opportunity to be part of a fast-paced organization that’s doing something disruptive in the market.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Product Management to understand new product requirements
  • Designing and executing effective test plans to ensure consistent high quality product delivery
  • Effectively communicating product quality issues, and collaborating with software development to accelerate issue resolution
  • Performing ad-hoc testing for quick fixes and priority deployments
  • Development and maintenance of test automation suite

 

Qualifications Must Have:

  • 2-3 years of QA automation experience
  • Worked as a part of an Agile team and participated in agile ceremonies like stand-ups, refinement, planning and retrospective meetings.
  • Strong understanding of QA concepts and testing best practices.
  • Ability to estimate the story points and write well-formed test cases based on acceptance criteria.
  • Experience in identifying test data requirements.
  • Knowledge of Test Management tool like Test Rail, HP ALM etc.
  • Ability to report and track defects in JIRA or similar tool.
  • Worked on testing mobile applications and devising test plans for the same.
  • Experience developing automation frameworks for Web based application using tools such as Selenium.
  • Hands-on experience in creating test scripts in either Java or Java Script language
  • Hands-on experience with Distributed version control systems such as GIT, Bitbucket.
  • Strong independent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Driven, motivated, and enthusiastic team player

 

Good to Have:

  • ISTQB certification.
  • Experience using Protractor for Web automation
  • Experience with mobile automation using Appium or similar tools.
  • Experience with API automation using tools like Postman.
  • Experience with Load testing using JMeter or similar tool
  • Exposure AWS Athena and GCP Bigquery.
  • Strong understanding of DB testing concepts.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD principles, CI tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Bitbucket pipeline
  • Knowledge of the retail domain.
  • Experience testing a product based on AI/ML.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package, including excellent health benefits and training opportunities
  • A start-up setting with the stable backing of The Home Depot
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of the Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches, regular social gatherings, and an impressive lineup of snacks
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)
  • Indoor bike parking
  • Dog-friendly office

 

If you’re great at what you do and are interested in being part of a hot retail software startup, then you want to work here. Please address your resume to Mike Whitford at careers@askuity.com to apply.