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Opportunity:Quality Assurance Specialist
Location:Burnaby, BC
Industry:Technology
Date Posted:8/3/2017

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Quality Assurance Specialist

Recognized as one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies and leveraging an exceptional portfolio of patents and IP, Icron Technologies (“Icron”) is a global leader in the development of high-speed data communications and high-definition video technology; serving the aerospace, industrial, medical, networking and ProAV markets. After 18 years in business, Icron’s technology is used today in broadcasting, digital media creation, virtual reality, MRI machines, in robotics and sports arenas (including Rogers Arena). Icon’s product portfolio includes industrial quality finished box products down to ASICs and core modules for embedded designs. The company’s products are recognized globally and are purchased repeatedly by Fortune 100 companies such as Phillips and Siemens; as well as innovative technology start-ups in virtual reality, sports analysis, and medical imaging. 

Icron motivates their employees to perform to their full potential by supporting individual drive and achievement. Situated close to the Brentwood SkyTrain in Burnaby BC, the leadership team at Icron has created a fun and flexible work environment where they place great value on ingenuity, team participation and creative thinking.

For more information, please visit www.icron.com.

The Opportunity

Icron Technologies, a global leader in the development of high-speed data communications technology and video products serving the aerospace, industrial, medical, networking and proAV markets, is looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist with proven experience in product testing.

The ideal candidate is a self-driven individual with a proven track record in leading teams to test products to the highest quality, leading to excellent customer satisfaction. You are a creative technical leader with strong desire to improve product quality by implementing structured testing processes and tools. You are driven to take ownership of the issues and follow through to resolution. The role requires strong communication and coordination skills to work with Product Management, Sales and Engineering teams. You like building PC hardware, configuring different Operating Systems, installing drivers and troubleshooting problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a team to execute tests based on common and unique use cases, as well as participating in the execution of the tests as necessary
  • Developing test cases for new products, as well as maintaining and updating test cases for mature products
  • Developing process and procedures to maximize QA team productivity
  • Managing defects uncovered and reporting on testing progress
  • Co-ordination with Product Mgmt and Engineering teams as required for execution and reporting of test progress and reports
  • Working with Engineering team during development of new products to support design verification before product is ready for full QA regression
  • Analyze statistics and compile accurate reports for Product Management and Engineering to improve product quality
  • Keep abreast of new relevant computing and USB industry standards and trends
  • Maintain an orderly workflow according to priorities

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of work experience in product testing & quality management
  • Excellent knowledge of methods and techniques for product testing
  • Ability to think logically and act proactively to address problems as they arise
  • Ability to lead teams and hold team members accountable
  • Advanced troubleshooting and multitasking skills
    • Proficient in latest MS-Office tools, web-usage and web-based tools
  • Understanding and/or familiarity with interconnection technologies such as Ethernet, 802.11, and USB
  • General understanding of video technologies such as DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort
  • Familiarity with Windows, macOS, and Linux environments

You will be a key contributor to Icron’s product testing and quality management program. You must be proficient working in a multi-task and high pace environment while communicating and coordinating with different stake holders. The successful candidate must be legally able to work in Canada and will have completed a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in an Engineering or related field.

 

Compensation

Icron offers compensation that includes competitive salaries and participation in the company’s bonus program and matching RRSP programs; Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage and a comprehensive Extended Health Care plan. 

Response Information

If you are at a stage in your career where you are ready to bring your expertise to a growing technology firm, we look forward to hearing from you. Icron is partnering with WMC to complete this recruitment. Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence at careers.wmc.ca – job 37071-R

For more information, please feel free to contact Kataneh Sherkat at (604) 443-3717 or via email at katanehs@wmc.bc.ca

 



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