Industrial is a digital workshop located in Westboro Village, Ottawa. We design and build powerful websites and web applications. We have exceptional clients, technically challenging projects and the staff to make magic happen.

Industrial is looking for a full-time Quality Assurance Specialist to join our team. As a QA Specialist, you will be involved in the hands-on planning and testing of web projects for Industrial clients.

Responsibilities of this role:

  • Lead and advocate for quality assurance practices throughout Industrial’s processes

  • Lead and advocate for web and customer service accessibility best practices throughout Industrial’s processes

  • Work closely with UX, product owners, project managers, and clients to ensure their vision and requirements are carried throughout the project lifecycle

  • Develop test plans and test cases to limit the possibility and severity of bugs existing in production environments

  • Thoroughly report and track deficiencies to ensure they are efficiently understood and resolved

  • Help the project team estimate QA & testing efforts for budgeting

  • Assist team when required to populate content and ensure content meets web standards and accessibility guidelines 

Technical knowledge requirements:

  • Knowledge of web standards & best practices such as HTML5, CSS3, WCAG, performance, privacy, and web security

  • Knowledge of WCAG Accessibility Standards and accessibility laws

  • Web development experience an asset

  • Knowledge and experience with Content Management Systems such as Wordpress and Drupal

  • Experience with, or interest in learning, automated testing systems and practices

Desirable soft skills:

  • Good written and verbal communication in English

  • Healthy sense of relentlessness

  • Creative and analytical thinker

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at once

  • Comfortable talking directly with clients

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to work on exciting and modern projects

  • A culture of learning backed by our senior management

  • Beer and food Fridays and treats on other special occasions

  • Very cool office space in Westboro

  • Competitive salary

  • Full benefits package with coverage of prescription drugs, dental, paramedical and other wellness services

Must be based in the Ottawa area.

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