Quality Assurance Specialist- Web

Toronto, Canada

We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Specialist interested in driving the quality of the software we produce. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to help enforce good code quality practices. You will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategy for quality coordination and testing as well as suggesting solutions to identified quality problems. You wake up in the morning desiring to make an impact. You are passionate about your craft and enjoy collaborating and helping others. You are known as someone who is reliable, resourceful and a creative problem solver who has a strong track record of delivery.  


The Exchange Product Team is responsible for Coinsquare’s digital currency exchange offering, targeted for our retail and wealth customers in the Canadian market. This team’s mission is to provide access to cryptocurrency investment opportunities to Canadians while offering a delightful experience. 


If you are passionate about your craft then we encourage you to reach out. We value your personal insight and ideas as much as your technical skills. In no particular order, some of the things we look for most in candidates are: a desire to collaborate on complex problems, a willingness and interest in learning from anyone (aka a “growth mindset”), a sense of humbleness, and an appreciation of puns. If you’ve got what we’re looking for, get back to us with some projects that you’re proud of!

What you’ll be doing :

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Plan, create and manage the overall Quality Planning strategy
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategiesIdentify quality assurance process bottleneck and suggest actions for improvement

What you’ll bring :

  • 5+ years of experience as a Quality Assurance Specialist  
  • 2+ years of experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI Testing, Automated Testing, Test Driven Development Strategies and other
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools like Cypress or Selenium
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Plan, create and manage the overall Quality Planning strategy
  • Experience testing API’s and user interfacing web applications 
  • Familiarity with API testing tools such as Postman

About Coinsquare
Coinsquare is Canada’s leading and most secure digital asset trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and other digital currencies.


We built the most secure trading platform, and since our founding in 2014 we’ve never lost a coin. We’re FINTRAC regulated as a money services business, meaning we keep all our clients’ money in Canada and use bank-level security measures on our platform.


We’ve raised over $60M to date, growing from one employee in February 2017 to over 100 employees by January of 2019. We’ve been featured in major media outlets across Canada and are always dedicated to bringing digital asset investing to the mainstream through our various operations like digital currency mining, funds, capital markets, and other offerings coming down the pipeline as we grow.


Discover what’s possible with digital currency by checking out our trading platform:


We’re full of bright and diverse thinkers. Team members have equal opportunities to contribute to our success within a scale-up culture that encourages self-starters, transparency and team connectivity.


We know diverse teams make strong teams. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. If you require accommodation during the application process, simply let us know and we’ll ensure it’s a positive experience for you.


In order to promote and enhance the security of Coinsquare and our platform, just so you know, anyone receiving a job offer will be required to complete a background check.