Software Tester (Sherbrooke)
Software Tester (Sherbrooke)

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Genetec Published: September 26, 2017
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Genetec is a Canadian company that has established itself as a leader in the development of IP security solutions. Global provider of IP video surveillance, access control and license plate recognition solutions, Genetec employs over 800 employees across six continents.

Genetec is rapidly expanding and seeking a Software Tester who has excellent computer knowkedge for its new team in Sherbrooke. If you would like to become a Genetec product expert, work on detailed planning, share your knowledge within our trial infrastructure and continuously push quality to new limits, apply today to join our team!

In this role, you will operate leading access control systems, intrusion detection and video surveillance devices and high-end IP-based security systems, while working with team developers. You will need to understand system complexities and demonstrate skills relevant to functional trials, debugging, problem analysis and monitoring in order to guarantee the quality of the product.


•Active participation in test plans, defining and improving test strategies related to various software functionalities within a multidisciplinary agile team;
•Execute and report in an accurate way various test cases to help investigate and repair any found defect;
•Improve testing function by developing new strategies to detect defects early in the process;
•Maintain lab/test environment to ensure testability accuracy;
•Evaluate and estimate test effort and recommend any new improvement in strategy;
•Work closely with developers to achieve the common goal of creating a quality software program;
•Share acquired knowledge through the regular updating of our internal documentation.

Why working at Genetec?

•Attractive compensation package – competitive salary, year-end bonus plan and an attractive employee referral program;
•Individual career path – management and technical career growth, regular performance assessment, teams of world-wide IT professionals;
•Work-life balance – 3 week vacation with extra days during the winter holidays, flexible family-friendly hours, team building and company events;
•Stimulating challenges – software development to design new features of a world-class system and creation of a new team


•College or University degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Sciences or related field;
•Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

Technical Requirements:

•Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows environment, custom client-server applications and services;
•Solid understanding of IP layers and concepts.


•Test certification;
•Knowledge of testing strategies and techniques;
•Knowledge of Wireshark;
•Knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager;
•Ability to understand, analyze and manipulate log files;
•Ability to understand simple electrical circuits;
•Knowledge of access control and intrusion panel systems;
•Knowledge of object-oriented programming.

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