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QA Analyst

Main locations: 

Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec, CA

Job Type:  Full-time
Workplace type:  Hybrid
Offer number:  4454

EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. We are trusted advisers to fixed and mobile network operators, hyper-scalers and leaders in the manufacturing, development and research sector. They count on us to deliver superior visibility and insights into network performance, service reliability and user experience. Building on over 35 years of innovation, EXFO’s unique blend of equipment, software and services enable faster, more confident transformations related to 5G, cloud-native and fiber optic networks.

Since our beginnings in 1985, diversity has been one of EXFO's core values, fostering an inclusive corporate culture. We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experience into a culture that values innovative ideas, teamwork, and a customer- and market-focused approach. We seek the active contribution of everyone, with respect for the individual, the environment and the community. This is how we fulfill our purpose: to ensure the connected world meets the highest expectations, to bring together people, communities and businesses.

Job summary

As a member of the IP Monitoring Solution Assembly team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our network monitoring solutions through the design, development, and execution of automated test scripts. You will collaborate closely with software developers, quality assurance engineers, and solution architects to identify test requirements, develop robust testing strategies, and execute tests at the solution level. Working as part as our solution assembly team, your primary role will involve creating a new test framework.


Required Technical Skills

  • Software Development Engineer in Test in a Linux environment
  • Extensive experience in programming languages such as python or similar, with a focus on test automation frameworks and tools is mandatory.
  • Hands-on experience with test automation frameworks.
  • Experience with cloud-native architectures and technologies, including containerization and Kubernetes.
  • Proficient in software testing methodologies including black-box testing, regression testing, and performance testing.
  • Familiarity with as a CI/CD tool.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to debug complex issues, identify root causes, and propose effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively interact with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and management.
  • Ability to create clear and comprehensive test plans, test cases, and test reports to ensure thorough test coverage and traceability.
  • Experience in testing of modern multi-tier systems for analytics and big-data applications would be a strong asset.
  • Experience in the telecom application space (EMS, analytics, network visualization) would be a strong asset.


Must Have

  • University degree, or equivalent job experience
  • Aiming for 2+ years of work experience
  • English, oral and written
  • Bilingual (French and English) would be a strong asset
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada

EXFO is an equal opportunity employer

Diversity is an asset that has made EXFO strong since its inception because it enriches us. For more information about diversity and inclusion at EXFO, read our DEI Statement.

For positions located in Quebec, the language requirement is French. However, in the context where the incumbent evolves in an international work environment and where the activities take place mainly outside Quebec, we favor bilingualism as a linguistic requirement.

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