The Opportunity

Mississauga, ON
Information Technology
Full-time - Permanent

PQA has been going strong since 1997! We take pride in our commitment to the communities across Canada in which we are located because we know there is more to life than work. Our team members enjoy opportunities for continuous learning and they work with leading edge companies, technologies and tools. As one of Canada's largest and most established independent software testing companies, we insist on working with 'quality' people who share our passion for doing the job right!

We are growing in Mississauga, ON and are currently looking for an Intermediate Tester to help us do that! This role will be responsible for creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test scripts, using a variety of automated testing tools, creating test reports, traceability matrices and other testing artifacts.

What you'll do


  • Develop, document and maintain manual functional / regression test cases and other test artifacts
  • Perform System integration testing , Interface Testing, End to End testing, Regression testing and assist/support UAT
  • Perform UI, API, database testing including designing and manipulating test data
  • Regression testing on Mainframe CICS
  • Create, maintain and execute test cases on HP ALM
  • Facilitate walk-through sessions on test scripts and test results
  • Provide test execution status through HP ALM
  • Coordinate across cross functional project and testing teams to gather test data
  • Participate on all Scrum ceremonies as needed
  • Providing regular status updates on daily deliverables to the Test Lead

What you'll need


  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 5 - 7 years of hands on Testing experience
  • 1+ years of hands on Testing experience on Mainframe (CICS)
  • 2+ years of hands on API Testing experience using SOAP UI / Postman
  • 4+ years of hands on HP ALM/HP QC experience
  • 2+ years of experience working on Agile Scrum Teams
  • Coordination across multiple vendors, project teams and testing teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral, written communication
  • Hands on experience on Test automation using Microfocus UFT / Selenium considered an asset
  • Hands on CI/CD, DevOps experience considered an asset
  • ISTQB or other Industry recognized Testing certifications considered an asset

We're looking for

Core Skills

CI DevOps BDD Cucumber Selenium SQL .NET Framework

A little bit about us

Professional Quality Assurance Ltd

Who We Are
Professional Quality Assurance (PQA) is one of Canada's premiere nearshore business technology outsourcing providers. Since 1997, we have been helping organizations all over the world reach their quality objectives by delivering scalable, proven, quality-centric managed services. Companies such as Apple, Filogix, CGI, SkillSoft, Computer Associates,, National Bank of Canada, Boeing, Nortel and many others have gained considerable advantage from our Quality Assurance (QA), Testing and eLearning expertise and experience.

We deliver outsourced managed services to our clients with the goal of helping them increase profitability, boost customer satisfaction, manage development cycles and implement quality-centric solutions. We develop innovative approaches and solutions, designed to generate increased efficiencies, competitive advantage and market share for our clients.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

At PQA Testing, we encourage our employees' personal career growth. We have plans in place to make sure that each employee is connected with a mentor to help guide them through their professional development, offer bi-monthly lunch & learns and give our employees chances to attend industry conferences.

Our employee's health and wellness is #1 here at PQA Testing. We offer health incentives for our full-time employees to help them reach their goals of a healthy lifestyle. PQA Testing is always organizing events that involve exercise and our annual Family Day BBQ is one event that definitely brings all of us closer.

Feel like having an ice cream on a hot summer Friday afternoon? Or do you feel like taking in a sports event in our lounge? You could even challenge yourself with one of the many puzzles we always have on the go. Whatever your choice is, always remember one thing while you're working at PQA Testing...have fun!