Senior QA Analyst

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a Senior QA Analyst to join our Casino QA team and test our online gaming platform which integrated with external gaming systems.

Why we need you:

You’ll be maintaining a high level of quality assurance for client/server application by applying QA process to testing our platform saturated with many different features. You’ll review functional, technical design specifications and business documents to ensure full grasp of individual work and to analyze any gaps in requirements. You’ll also be identifying test requirements from specifications, design comprehensive test case scenarios, map test cases to correspondent requirements and prepare test coverage plan.

Who are we looking for:

You’ll have shown experience in a large scale interactive environment along with a Computer Science or Software Engineering academic background as you’ll be developing, documenting and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts. You’ll also be executing test cases, document, evaluate and report test results so demonstrable experience of interactive distributed software systems testing (client/server) is important.

You’ll be identifying any potential quality issues per defined process and raise immediately to management so excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to investigate software failures to identify root cause in integrated test environments is imperative. You will focus on identifying, isolating defects and minimizing steps to replicate and log issues into a defect tracking tool (JIRA) to ensure you can provide test status updates to QA team lead and project manager.

You’ll be driven with a positive outlook and good interpersonal skills (including effective communication with remote teams) to ensure you’re working closely with development and business teams to reproduce, prioritize and monitor defects. Validated experience of Web Applications testing, and cross-browser testing on Windows 7/8/10 OS, MAC, mobile devices (including native apps) is needed as you balance multiple QA tasks and priorities with minimal supervision while working under tight deadlines.

Good knowledge of QA Testing Methodologies and familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle along with an understanding of SQL language statements is critical.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Familiarity with web debugging tools and technologies (fiddler, charles, etc) along with knowledge of iOS and Android hardware is an asset as is online gaming knowledge or experience. Real passion for games and experience with source code control tools would also be helpful.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

Lunch is on us and there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks in the office.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Toronto (Richmond Hill) service office in the Casino Delivery department.