Development Id: 14815 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a SDET to join our client in Waterloo, ON.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • The individual is expected to be autonomous in their operation in the sense that software quality is their responsibility. 
  • Review solution design documentation to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable.
  • Consult with development teams to evaluate system interfaces, operational requirements, and performance requirements of overall system.
  • Participate in risk management meetings.
  • Design, create and manage test/automation tools that facilitate data gathering and test method execution.
  • Execute test plans and create test reports to describe complete software program evaluation, testing, and any and all corrections.
  • Recommend design improvements or corrections to developers throughout the development cycle/process.
  • Maintain effective communication with the development team, program managers and project managers on all changes coming from development in regard to capabilities, performance and any project limitations.
  • Monitor software program performance after any releases to prevent reoccurrence of operating problems and ensure efficiency of operation.
  • Support release by verifying deployment software tools or any software used during release cycles.
  • Maintain defect tracking
  • Be able to document customer feedback and requirements as needed
  • Actively participate in core team meetings and daily meetings with the system test team
  • Adhere to Agile design principles


Top Skills Required

  • Experience in software quality assurance tasks
  • 2-5 years of relevant system testing experience
  • Experience with all stages of software testing (Functional, Integration, Regression, User Acceptance, and Release Management)
  • Experience with Requirements Reviews with developers (and other system test specialists), and other stakeholders such as project managers and/or product owners
  • In-depth knowledge of test planning, test case creation and test case execution
  • Able to write SQL queries
  • Understanding of quality assurance test methodologies, deliverables, strategies, and techniques
  • Ability to manage multiple projects often with changing requirements
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High level of initiative with ability to self-manage
  • Must be detail oriented, reliable, and possess strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.