Agile Test Engineer

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

ABOUT XTREME

Located in Toronto, Palo Alto, and New York City, Xtreme Labs leads the world in creating the best mobile, tablet and smart TV experiences for the most trusted companies across the globe. All projects are handled in-house by our talented engineering, design, business development, QA and UI/UX teams.

For client projects, Xtreme Labs starts with a client’s wish list and then employs a unique development methodology that promotes collaboration, customer involvement and flexibility.  For internal projects, Xtreme Labs partners with experts in specific field areas (healthcare, advertising networks, education, etc.) and builds game changing experiences on smartphones, tablets, and connected TVs.

We challenge the conventional wisdom that speed and quality are opposing forces by always delivering on both.

Our portfolio of platforms includes:
* Android, Android tablets and Google TV
* BlackBerry and PlayBook
* Django, Ruby on Rails and server-side Java (rarely JEE though)
* iOS - iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* Windows Phone/Windows Slate

ABOUT YOU

You are a very hands-on tester who values shipping quality builds every week. You are attentive to detail and learn quickly in an agile development environment. You know everything about the latest Androids and the newest nuances on iOS 6 and want to track down the nitty-gritty details in shipping a great app. As an Agile Test Engineer at Xtreme, you’ll test world-class applications and experiences on the newest platforms (iOS, Android, WP7/8, BB10) with an uber-smart team of engineers, designers, product builders, and mobile strategists.

WHY XTREME?

  • We are a legendary development shop (as seen on TechCrunch) with a top engineering team with degrees from University of Waterloo and Toronto who work with and advise some of the top tech companies. (see http://www.xtremelabs.com/clients/)
  • We do great work with the world’s best clients and brands that win awards, hearts and are at the forefront of mobile.
  • We are located in the heart of downtown as a noted hub of the Toronto tech community.
  • We’ve got great benefits: catered breakfast, a great location, Apple TVs and Netflix subscriptions for full-time staff, plus full benefits. (see http://www.xtremelabs.com/benefits/)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • testing all client projects as part of weekly builds
  • creating and re-prioritizing bugs for the internal teams
  • automating the process of building, testing and reporting for quality assurance
  • being part of the quality team on various projects from the very start
  • meeting project deadlines to ensure products are released on schedule

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Mobile device testing experience
  • Experience or interest plus fit in an Agile testing environment
  • Strong communication skills in a client-services environment
  • Good scripting skills in at least one common language (Ruby, Python, Perl, Shell).
  • Highly proficient in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • Deep knowledge of internet and mobile technologies
  • Previous experience in testing for mobile, Pivotal Tracker, JIRA a plus
  • Mobile automation or Google Apps automation experience a plus
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