• QA Data Engineer

    Location CA-ON-Ottawa
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    SolarWinds MSP
  • Overview

    SolarWinds is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented person, who is passionate about Quality Assurance as a position and a career choice, to join our dynamic team. As a member of this team, you will ensure quality releases through effective planning, design and implementation of advanced testing concepts and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of databases, data warehouses, and distributed systems. We are looking for a dynamic individual who possesses strong trouble shooting skills, excellent communication skills and can work effectively with other R&D groups.


    SolarWinds is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Our award-winning product suite includes the industry’s #1 RMM Service Automation Platform and has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.


    • Work in a team of talented engineers willing to share best practices
    • Participate in test analysis, preparation of test documentation (write test cases), as well as the creation of the test strategy plan
    • Design, write, and execute test plans and test scripts
    • Analyze and document test results; file defect reports and enhancement requests
    • Continually provide feedback on usability of the feature and how it fits into the product as a whole
    • Communicate risks and identify risk mitigation strategies
    • Ensure that projects are delivered on time with high quality
    • Build secure, scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant cloud-based systems, following Agile development processes
    • Be self-driven, helping the team meet sprint goals and overall project delivery milestones


    • Solid understanding of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
    • Excellent communications skills, a good attitude, and a friendly personality
    • Strong working knowledge of relational databases, data warehouses, and distributed systems
    • Automated testing experience
    • Experience with large server applications on AWS

    Nice-to-have Skills:

    • Programming experience with Java / Python / C# would be an asset
    • Experience with event-driven architectures (Kafka, Rabbit, or similar)
    • Experience with Docker
    • Experience with PostgreSQL / MySQL / SQL Server / AWS Redshift
    • Familiarity with microservices and serverless architectures


    • A degree in computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar discipline
    • 3+ years of experience in software quality assurance or testing

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