Senior Quality Software Engineer in Test and Security Compliance

ApplyBoard

Toronto, Ontario, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 06/14/2021
  • Website: applyboard.com
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About ApplyBoard

At ApplyBoard, we believe that education is a right, not a privilege. We empower people around the world to access the best education available. Through our platform and team of experts, we streamline the application process, from submission to enrolment, assisting thousands of students to pursue their dreams of studying abroad.

Job Description

We’re building a movement - an education revolution. We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
 
ApplyProof is an industry-leading solution that’s powered by the knowledge, resources, and expertise of ApplyBoard. As a stand-alone platform, ApplyProof builds trust in documents for students, institutions, and immigration stakeholders. Created in partnership with colleges, institutions, and universities across Canada, the ApplyProof system enables immigration stakeholders to validate document authenticity by providing access to the digital original held securely by ApplyProof. You’re someone who craves building new products. Better yet, the idea of building something that’s never been done before fuels your creativity. Knowing deep down that your work will be a part of changing the world gets your adrenaline rushing.
Ultimately, you will help us build products that efficiently bring trust to the international education ecosystem. 
 
The Role
As the Senior Quality Engineer in Test and Security Compliance, you are responsible for driving and ensuring the quality of the software, operation and security of the system. This includes the creation, evolvement, and tracking testing in concert with the establishment of appropriate test plans.  The Quality Engineer will work and coordinate with the software engineers to measure and track and improve the quality metrics such as defects and coverage, security and risks. This role includes tracking the quality of issues and defects in production and ensuring that the issues are tracked and resolved appropriately.
The quality engineer will coordinate with other team members including DevOps, Developers, and CSO to make sure the software is always compliant with security and data privacy compliances such as GDPR, CCPA.

What you’ll be doing every day:

    • Create test plans that cover backend, frontend, DevOps, Integration, functional and non-functional (Security, Data Privacy, resiliency, durability, high availability) testing.
    • Implement fully automated comprehensible, repeatable, and measurable regression test suites for new and existing functionality.
    • Constantly create and integrate automated testing with Selenium or similar tools to test our user interface. 
    • Integrate the test suits with the DevOps pipeline to run in our CI-CD pipeline
    • Identify, evaluate, report and document defects during the design and implementation phase.
    • Continuously evaluate our data privacy and security policies, generate reports, and communicate the development team's gaps.
    • Ability to generate security reports, create documentation for business continuity and operation plans.
    • Ability to work with AWS toolsets (code build/code pipeline) and Jenkins to run tests and get their report automatically sent to the team.
    • Help with root cause analysis, which may identify issues in the API, DB, reporting, front end or even requirements.
    • Identify and act on opportunities to improve the way we plan, develop, test and deploy our software.

What you bring to the table:

    • Minimum 5 years of testing experience
    • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a TDD environment
    • Fluent with modern software development languages (java, javascript) and tools to develop tests cases for backend APIs as well as frontend UIs
    • Have worked with cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
    • Proven knowledge of development, deployment and testing automation
    • Great communication and leadership skills.
    • Work with compliance and security officers to develop and complete various documentation.
    • Demonstrated ownership in the quality of the software you work on.
    • Work collaboratively in a team of developers, product manager, QA, DevOps, UI/UX designer, Security officer, Data privacy officer and Customer Experience Managers.
    • Strong development experience with SQL, UNIX, scripting (Javascript)
    • Bachelor of Science Degree or higher education (Computer Science or related field is an asset)
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard; however, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.  At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process. 
 
Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 800 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages.
 
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities. Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard, be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram. 
 
About ApplyBoard
ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey.
 
 In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$170M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.  
 
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we provide equal opportunity to applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. If you require an accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected] Requests will be addressed confidentially.

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