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Shaw Communications
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Software Tester

Department name: Information Technology
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J0622-1838

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

• Perform automated, manual, and exploratory software testing of Shaw Direct Digital Satellite Receivers.
• Utilize automated and manual test methodologies and tools to perform functional, migration, and regression tests.
• Configure Digital Satellite Receivers and test equipment to perform testing & validation.
• Write automated tests using scripting languages.
• Write test plans and test cases to validate functionality by analyzing requirements.
• Support and maintain test lab infrastructure..
• Evaluate, interpret and report test results.
• Document findings, observations, and procedures in defect tracking tools.
• Prioritize and triage defects.
• Provide testing support to software developers and ensure required product features are tested.
• Mentor junior testers and provide guidance to colleagues.
• Adaptable to dynamic work schedules.
• Collaborate with colleagues, manager, and product management team, to keep everyone aligned, resolve issues, and encourage the flow of ideas

Your skills/experience

• Degree or diploma in engineering, computer science, technology or related.
• 5 years of experience with automated and manual software testing.
• Detailed oriented, inquisitive, thorough, analytical and persistent.
• Experience with scripted computer languages (Python, Bash, Perl) and SQL.
• Proficient using test / development management tools such as JIRA, Zephyr, Jenkins, git.
• Understanding of embedded software and Linux environments.
• Software development/validation experience with consumer audio and video technologies.
• Excellent communication skills to interact with development, business, operations, and vendor teams.

• Experience with Scrum / Agile development.
• Knowledge of user interface design principles and practices.
• Experience with software development.
• Experience with IP networks including IP tools.
• ISTQB certification.
• Understanding of RF delivery, analog and digital signals, video encoding, data compression, multiplexing, modulation, encryption, etc

Other details

•This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check
•As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine (or proof of a valid exemption)

Posting closing date: July 5, 2022

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

Shaw Communications, through its third-party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for below. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Shaw Communications. The information is subject to Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of, it is done so in a secure manner. Your profile will become inactive and moved to the archive if you do not access your profile for a period of 1 year.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.