Quality Assurance Specialist

Pollard Digital Solutions ehf 3. Feb 2023 Fullt starf

Pollard Digital Solutions (PDS), a Pollard Banknote Company, is looking for passionate, self-motivated and experienced candidates to join our agile teams in delivering reliable systems according to our customers’ needs. A QA Specialist at PDS is responsible for software testing activities within their team. QA Specialists at PDS works in cross-functional teams to deliver reliable systems according to our customers’ needs. QA Specialists perform continuous testing throughout the development process in order to support the quality of the software being built. The teams practice Agile Software Development where shared responsibility, cooperation, and team spirit are valued.

Your Tasks

  • Working in a cross-functional scrum team
  • Performing functional and non-functional tests
  • Implementing and maintaining automated tests
  • Tracking bugs and communicating with developers and clients
  • Writing, maintaining and following test plans
  • Reporting on testing progress
  • Quality assurance activities including reviewing documents, participating in workshops,
    writing and reviewing requirements
  • Participating in continual improvements of the processes in the team as well as on the company level
  • Assisting in the project and release planning
  • Following new tools and technologies and implementing them in your daily work

Your Profile

  • Degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3-year relevant experience in Software Quality Assurance position
  • Strong analytical approach and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Deep understanding of web applications and how they work
  • Previous experience with testing web services and APIs
  • Experience in writing and running SQL queries
  • Eager to implement automated tests to support the development process
  • Linux experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of versioning systems (git, svn)
  • Knowledge of any issue tracking system (JIRA, TFS, HPQC…)
  • Love to work in agile environment
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Organized and disciplined work ethic
  • Solid English skills, both written and spoken
  • Eagerness to learn as well as share knowledge and ideas with co-workers

Our Offer

We emphasize having a great working environment and offer the following to our employees:

  • A competitive wage and engaging work where quality is king!
  • Dedicated and experienced co-workers eager to share their knowledge (and workload!) with new members of the team
  • An environment that respects a healthy work/life balance, has flexible working hours and is happy to allow people to work part-time from home
  • Modern office space with high quality equipment
  • A well-stocked kitchen and fridge
  • Excellent lunch provided daily in our cafeteria
  • Social activities organized by the humbly named, and well-funded, BEST staff association
  • Events that encourage innovation
  • Attending conferences and community events, both as participants and contributors
  • A financially secure place to work

Pollard Digital Solutions is a full-solution supplier of lottery management and iLottery technology for world-wide lottery markets. The company is owned by Pollard Banknote Ltd. – a leading partner to more than 60 lotteries worldwide, providing high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, retail merchandising solutions, and a full suite of digital offerings. Established in 1907 in Winnipeg, Canada, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 66.7% by the Pollard family and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (PBL).

PDS’s objective is  to deliver the most innovative solutions that will render industry-leading returns to good causes in an ethically responsible way.  PDS emphasizes a friendly, lively and respectful workplace atmosphere, where team spirit is highly valued.

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Please submit your resume in English language. All applications will be handled with confidentiality. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please send applications via e-mail to ngl-applications@pbl.ca