Quality Assurance Specialist

August 5 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Information Technology, QA, Tester, Debug
Montreal, QC • Remote

At Desjardins, we believe in equity, diversity and inclusion. We're committed to welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all. At Desjardins, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind. We believe our teams should reflect the diversity of the members, clients and communities we serve.

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Be a part of the largest private IT team in Quebec!

As a quality assurance specialist , you act as a specialized quality consultant with the implementation team.

You play an active role in providing quality assurance for business solutions, working within a framework of action that may be limited in scope or highly complex.

You carry out activities that lead to the implementation and compliance of components in an integrated software quality approach. You work with the rest of the team to prepare and carry out all planned testing to ensure the quality of changes made to systems.

You support the other team members in their quality-related activities, in accordance with their role. You identify areas for improvement in the team's quality process, and work with developers and analysts in identifying and optimizing automation efforts. You help identify root causes and recommend solutions.

Main responsibilities

  • Help develop the team's quality strategy.

  • Help identify the tests required to ensure coverage based on the target test level and liaise with the other levels

  • Help identify and develop test cases to be automated

  • Help design and monitor test cases identified by the team, and input those under the position's responsibility in the product test records

  • Prepare and provide the execution context for testing (environments, data), in collaboration with colleagues in other trades, and to support their team as needed

  • Rigorously carry out the testing (manual and automated) assigned to them

  • Help define the various scopes (stories, release, sprint, project, tests)


  • Bachelor's degree in information technology (IT)

  • Work experience in IT quality assurance

  • Proficiency in new Agile methodologies and DevOps

  • Knowledge of test automation (an asset)

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required


JIRA/TFS, Confluence, Zephyr, SQL query tools, test automation tools such as Parasoft, HP UFT, HP ALM, API REST, Postman, SoapUI, Selenium, Cucumber, TDD, BDD


  • Many career development and growth opportunities

  • Challenges to match your skills and ambitions

  • Professional development training with recognized institutions

  • Exciting projects that integrate cutting-edge approaches, such as Agile (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe) and DevOps

  • Competitive salaries

  • Comprehensive benefits


  • Over 450 active projects at any given moment

  • 1,300 applications

  • One of Canada's top 100 employers (2021) according to MediaCorp Canada

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out as a quality assurance specialist, Desjardins offers exciting opportunities for your career!

At Desjardins, we don't follow fads. We innovate. There's a difference.


Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

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