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Test Engineer

Top Hat

Top Hat

Quality Assurance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Are you passionate about high-quality software delivery? As a Test Engineer at Top Hat, you will play a critical role in ensuring the high-quality delivery of our products. You’ll show off your creative problem-solving skills on a regular basis as you operate and improve processes from within our delivery teams. Integrate learning and feedback cycles throughout our delivery to enable the continuous testing needed for our continuous deployment practices. Apply your knowledge and experience with integration, release, feature flags, performance, usability, UAT, regression test planning, and execute manual & automated testing for a delivery team. Champion best practices and help us scale improvements across the rest of our growing department.

You will:

  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases, and test scripts to thoroughly validate software applications and features
  • Collaborate with our QA, Release, and Platform teams on scaling practices and improvements out across the rest of the organization
  • Help your team speak more effectively to its domain so that team stakeholders integrate an understanding of quality into decision making
  • Help us build out our test engineering practice by collaborating with a new team of Software Developers in Test which will own our test automation platforms and strategies
  • As the voice of our customer, you work with our product management, design, user research, customer success, revenue, and marketing teams to delivery products that exceed quality expectations
  • Work with our Release Manager to prepare for and execute successful rollouts that meet our high-quality standards

About you:

  • You have at least 5+ years of experience as a Test Engineer or similar position, with a strong understanding of testing methodologies and techniques
  • You are a quick learner and you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • You are detail-oriented and you like drive resolutions to produce a top quality product
  • You represent the customer, so you are comfortable being their advocate
  • You understand how to integrate testing into development and delivery processes
  • Able to work with and drive quality best practices across teams at scale
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks (e.g., Selenium) and scripting languages (e.g., Java, Python)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • You are excited to have tangible impact on a product and service used by professors, students, authors, and other faculty
Why team members love working at Top Hat :
*A noble mission that creates meaningful, fulfilling work
*A team that cares deeply for customers and for each other
*We’re a company of invested owners - every Top Hatter receives stock options
*Professional learning and development for all role levels
*An awesome and welcoming Toronto HQ, and a growing sales hub in Austin, Texas
*Competitive health benefits that start on day one
*A management team focused on performance, growth, engagement and connection
*Our winning strategy and market potential
*Innovative PTO policy with lots of time and space for self-care
*Passionate customers that believe in us—and what we do