Software QA Manual Tester

Location CA-Nationwide
Job ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Quest Software is looking for an experienced software tester who enjoys all aspects of testing from manual to automated and welcomes the challenge of testing in an agile environment.  The candidate will join an agile team in based in Halifax or remote from anywhere in Canada. The team builds commercial software which simplifies and improves the management of critical enterprise data.  The software is primarily Microsoft technology focused.  Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems, networks and application servers (such as Active Directory, Exchange, SQL Server, or SharePoint) will help the candidate excel in this position.


-Work on an R&D team building commercial solutions for numerous Microsoft technologies including Azure AD, Office 365, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server, etc.

-Employ exploratory testing or other test methods to manually test features prior to automation

-Be part of the entire sprint iteration on an agile feature team from story planning to UAT creation to UI design and finally being responsible for story closure and the overall quality of the feature

-Work collaboratively with all other members and be motivated to take ownership of increasing quality and reducing defect rates


-Completion of a computer science undergraduate degree or equivalent

-Minimum of 4 years working as a quality control or quality assurance engineer with exploratory and agile testing experience

-Capable of taking ownership of the testing and closure of stories to ensure every feature has high quality

-Working experience using one or more of the following test methodologies: performance, security, reliability, automation, scalability, usability, scripted, acceptance

-Working knowledge of one or more of the following: Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Office 365, Exchange Online, Exchange Server, SQL Server

-Working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems such as Windows Servers or Windows 8/10

-General understanding of Windows networking infrastructure

-Working knowledge of virtualization (VMWare, Hyper-V, Azure VMs)

-Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills with a keen eye for detail

-Some experience in software test automation scripting or have interest in learning these skills

-Experience with testing frameworks and tools such as Fitness or SpecFlow

-Experience with Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure

-Experience using PowerShell

-Experience working with agile development teams

-Knowledge of Python considered an asset

-Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment


Company Description 

At Quest, we create and manage the software that makes the benefits of new technology real. Companies turn to us to manage, modernize and secure their business, from on-prem to in-cloud, from the heart of the network to the vulnerable endpoints. From complex challenges like Active Directory management and Office 365 migration, to database and systems management, to redefining security, and hundreds of needs in between, we help you conquer your next challenge now. 

We’re not the company that makes big promises. We’re the company that fulfills them. 

We’re Quest: Where Next Meets Now. 


Why work with us! 

-Life at Quest means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. 

-When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. 

-Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationship. 

-We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential. 

-Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work. 


Quest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  


Come join us. For more information, visit us on the web at Quest Careers | Where next meets now. Join Quest.

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