The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB, CA
Technology and Digital Media

Blue Spurs puts the latest technologies in the hands of people who solve problems like it?s a competitive sport. What?s the result? With over 100 professionals from coast-to-coast, we work with a diverse range of organizations, from start-ups to high-profile large enterprises, and find solutions to help them accelerate and reach their business goals faster.

About us
We help position, design and develop solutions using web, mobile, IoT and everything in between. As one of five Advanced Consulting Partners for Amazon Web Services in Canada, and the only one east of Toronto, Blue Spurs has demonstrated itself as a leader in the cloud service provider industry.

About you:
You're an experienced QA Specialist with a solid understanding of the software development lifecycle. You've worked with multiple types of testing, including functional, integration and automated. You want an environment that strikes the right balance between a start-up (interesting projects and high energy) and a stable IT company (great benefits and perks).

About the role:
Blue Spurs is seeking QA Specialists to create and execute test cases in web and mobile development environments. You'll work with your fellow QA team, Programmers, Business Analysts, Project Managers and clients to launch custom software and applications across the continent.

What you'll be doing

  • Creating test plans 
  • Creating and executing manual test cases for functional and usability testing
  • Creating and executing automated test scripts
  • Analyzing and documenting test case coverage
  • Detecting and reporting defects

Your qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in Computer Science or similar
  • Excited about pushing the limits with automated testing
  • Project experience with web technologies (Java, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, etc.)
  • Strong analytic skills

Ideal previous experience

  • Creating and executing automated test cases
  • Hands on experience with testing tools such as Zephyr, Selenium, or Protractor
  • Developing test strategies for individual projects
  • Defect management

Some of our perks

  • More free food than you can eat (including a catered lunch every Friday)
  • Excellent health benefits and RRSP package
  • Training, certification and mentorship to ensure you're constantly learning

Where you'll be working
We are located in the beautiful capital city of Fredericton, New Brunswick. Remote opportunities may be available for qualified candidates in Moncton, Saint John, Charlottetown and Hallifax. At this time, we can only consider those with valid Canadian work authorization for the role.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Test Cases Web Development Automated Software Testing Java Selenium Testing

A little bit about us

Blue Spurs

At Blue Spurs, we're using leading-edge technologies to provide our clients with top-level solutions. Our services range from full system development to managing complex hosted infrastructures in the cloud. We work with a diverse range of public and private sector interests from across the continent, including start-ups and high-profile, large enterprises. We're highly sought after for our expertise in Mobile and Cloud Enablement, including rich web-based systems. Our use of the Agile software development methodology is another key element that defines the culture here at Blue Spurs.

There are exciting things happening in this industry and it's a competitive market for top talent. We are strongly committed to creating a positive working environment for our employees, and we strive to give them opportunities to broaden their experience and constantly acquire leading-edge industry skills. Being part of a growing company, our employees know their work is a vital part of our team's success.