QA Lead (Award Winning AI Startup) | Toronto

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    Software Engineering

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    CAD = Very Competitive

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    Gary Tiller

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    Gary Tiller

An award-winning artificial intelligence startup in Toronto is looking for a QA /Lead Manager to join the team. 

The Company, are now post Series A, and have developed an artificial intelligence construction analytics platform. The software is powered by a proprietary machine vision neural network that can accurately recognize 100+ types of construction equipment and activities.

The role will be managing a team of 2, but from a hands-on and mentoring perspective.  The Toronto office is 99% Engineering focused (the other office in San Francisco, is focused on Sales and Marketing). 

The Role and your Responsibilities 

  • Own overall test automation strategy
  • Build robust automated testing plans
  • Collaborate with team leadership to improve overall product quality throughout the development process
  • Continually improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the QA effort by assessing current quality assurance practices and incorporating new strategies
  • Be internal advocate and spokesperson for all things QA. 
  • Defining and implementing critical knowledge transfer and communication processes with internal and external teams

Skills and Experience

  • 5 years of software testing/QA experience with at least 2 years in a leadership role
  • Experience with QA Automation tools, cucumber, selenium, Appium, webdriver, 
  • Experience leading and growing a QA function from early / mid stage 
  • Startup experience is favorable 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Work well in a team, collaborative environment 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree is favoured 
  • Very Competitive - based on experience, plus bonus and equity