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QA Specialist



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions.

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

What you’ll be doing:

The successful candidate will be involved in verification and validation of digital projection and audio products for the entertainment industry.

  • Accountable for developing a deep understanding of digital projection, camera and audio systems, including the individual sub-components, in addition to the technologies used in the design, development and testing of these
  • Responsible for reviewing business, product and engineering requirements to develop test plans with a focus on optimizing test coverage
  • Work with the cross functional teams to enhance new and existing test plan strategies and test cases/scripts to meet and improve test coverage needs
  • Responsible for defining, refining and adhering to organizational standards and testing best practices when selecting processes and tools to be leveraged throughout the various test mandates and deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
  • Responsible for following agreed upon processes for test case and defect management
  • Maintain the test system configurations to ensure accurate and complete test coverage and test results
  • Perform hardware and software integration and complete system testing
  • Accountable for creating and executing test cases and reporting the progress, coverage and target completion dates
  • Accountable for the selection of test cases to be leveraged in the maximizing of automation; in addition, when required developing and executing test scripts and reporting the progress, coverage and target completion dates
  • Responsible for raising well documented quality issues with preliminary root cause analysis and providing supporting engineering investigative logs to assist with the cross functional team resolution issue
  • Responsible for creating, updating, reviewing and releasing software upgrade instructions, test reports and other technical documentation

What we’re looking for:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a software engineering verification/validation and/or software/hardware engineering integration role
  • Experience in engineering test environment with a focus on technical manual and automated testing in a variety of embedded, server and Linux/Windows application based environments
  • The ideal candidate would have experience with industrial instrumentation, embedded systems and digital software I/O control devices
  • The candidate must possess ability to work with a multi-disciplinary design team consisting of electronics, mechanical, optical and software personnel
  • Hands on experience in test case design at different levels (Component, Integration, End to End and User/Operational scenarios)
  • Hands on experience with test case and defect management tools (e.g. HP ALM, HPQC, Jira)
  • Nice to have: Hands on experience with a variety of test automation tools, frameworks and environments (e.g. Robot Framework, Test Complete, SOAPUI)
  • Hands on programming/developing experience using scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, Java and C) and source configuration tools (Git)
  • Experience with test case and defect management tools (e.g. HP ALM, Jira)
  • Nice to have: Experience working with software project delivery methodologies, frameworks and best practices (Agile and Iterative Waterfall) and an understanding of development operations and integration in testing.
  • Nice to have: Exposure to AWS cloud technologies (or willingness to learn).
  • You must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The incumbent must have a thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle and key deliverables
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills are mandatory
  • Will to learn new things in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree desired in Software Engineering or Computer Science or similar field

Please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

IMAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.