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Software Product Verification Specialist

Location: Ottawa, ON
Job Code: 439
# of openings: 1


Allen Vanguard is the global leader in defeating terrorist and extremist threats.  With an unrivaled expertise in counter-threat solutions, systems, and technologies, we deliver battle-proven equipment for defeating IEDs and other terrorist incidents at the technical, operational, and national policy levels.

We’re seeking the brightest and most enthusiastic minds for a variety of jobs across the company.  Currently, our Engineering team is seeking a Full-Time Software Product Verification Specialist, in our Ottawa ON office.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing assurance through testing of software and ensuring that deliverables meet product specifications; and for identifying defects and anomalies found through testing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execute product and system performance testing and debugging.
  • Raise bug reports, and verify bug resolution.
  • Reproducing, debugging, and resolving issues found during test, as well as those reported by customers.
  • Participate in the development of software test plans based on system specifications and design documents.
  • Develop automated test software to improve regression, evaluate new features, and ensure functional requirements are met.
  • Reporting progress during verification cycles, and recommending alternatives to improve verification time and/or test coverage.
  • Assist in the continued development/expansion of lab test infrastructure
  • Develop and execute test cases.
  • Interact with other teams covering a variety of disciplines (systems, hardware, and software teams)

Required Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor of Electrical/Computer Engineering Degree or related College Diploma.
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in software quality assurance.
  • Knowledge of common RF lab equipment (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, power meter, etc.)
  • Good programming skills in Python or other commonly used test automation languages is an asset.
  • Experience with test automation frameworks, tools development and scripting an asset.
  • Familiarity with networking protocols is an asset.
  • Good organization and the ability to work independently to bring tasks to completion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be comfortable working in a hands-on environment.
  • Eligibility for a Canadian Security clearance to the level of Secret is essential (may require 10 years of Canadian residency).

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