Quality Analyst

map Surrey, Canada

calendar Full-Time

hierarchy QA

About The Role

Safe Software is looking for an enthusiastic Quality Analyst to join our Quality Assurance team! As a Quality Analyst, you'll play an important role in ensuring that the FME product platform meets our standard of excellence and quality for all of our customers. 

About The Team

The Quality Team works closely with our Development teams to ensure that quality is ingrained into the software development process when creating new features for FME. Our team values the input of our Quality staff and wants to hear your expertise surrounding software quality assurance and your user experience. The team itself has adopted a hybrid approach to work, you’ll be a part of the QA team but seconded to a specific Development team and participate in their agile development meetings too.

What You'll Be Doing

Software is only truly powerful when it, well… works! You ensure that happens by wading into complex systems to test and identify problems before they can impact our customers, and to troubleshoot any issues that manage to sneak through.

The Quality Team works closely to discuss and brainstorm with one another, while concurrently working within one to two Development teams to learn and develop technical expertise with a specific area of our product FME. Members of that team have a variety of tasks, are exposed to a plethora of technology, and contribute by:

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

As Quality Analysts, we play a central role in ensuring that the quality of our FME product line exceeds the expectations of our customers. Our Quality Analysts are in constant collaboration with the other teams at Safe involved in producing FME: Development, DevOps, and Release. Quality Analysts also provide background support for our FME Technical Support Specialists. Day to day, you may find yourself doing the following:

Qualifications, Skills, and Competencies

Safe Software will evaluate applicants based on their passion and skill for software testing. That said, we’re paying special attention to the following:

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Life At Safe

At Safe, you’ll find a community of passionate and innovative people who thrive on working together as a team to push our vision forward.

While we take our work seriously, Safe is committed to encouraging work-life balance. With extra paid time off during the holidays and plenty of lunchtime sports to join, Safers are able to stay happy and healthy year-round. All Safers have the opportunity to grow with access to a learning and development budget, give back to their community with volunteer time, and get to know each other better with annual team-building events. This way, all Safers are able to innovate, support each other, and have some fun along the way.

When you join Safe, you’ll get your own laptop along with a new hire welcome package complete with Safe swag, of course. Currently, you’ll be working remotely along with the rest of the team due to COVID-19. On your first day, you’ll receive an orientation and meet your team to get role-specific training. After that, feel free to join any virtual activities like trivia, virtual coffee chats, or team games!

About Safe Software

Safe Software is the creator and developer of FME — the data integration platform with the best support for spatial data worldwide. Over 10,000 organizations around the world use FME in industries like AEC, government, utilities, and transportation to maximize the value of their data.

Founded in 1993, Safe is headquartered in Surrey, BC with over 190 team members and counting. We’re always looking for talented individuals with diverse backgrounds who are determined to learn and grow. Are you ready to join the team?

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Safe Software is an equal opportunity employer and we truly believe that innovation and strength begin with diversity and inclusion. We welcome all candidates regardless of race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, ability, disability, national or ethnic origin, political belief, religion, or family status. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact careers@safe.com.

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