Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Toronto, Ontario Salary (Canada)
The average salary for a Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) in Toronto, Ontario is C$60,883 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SQL, Test Automation, and HTML. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
|Salary||C$39,619 - C$91,197|
|Bonus||C$204 - C$14,544|
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|C$40,071 - C$94,238|
|Bonus||C$204 - C$14,544|
|Total Pay (||C$40,071 - C$94,238|
Job Description for Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)
Some Test/Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers work with computer science-related applications. A lot of what they do involves making sure that software does what it's supposed to do. On a day-to-day basis, they create test plans and test cases to determine whether certain parts of the program function as written. When problems arise, they are responsible for finding and debugging rough spots in the code. QA Software Engineers also review user interfaces to ensure functionality and uniform design. They're present for every step of the software development process, interpreting and reporting testing results to their superiors and the rest of the software team.Read More...
In terms of personality, they are methodical, organized, and detail-oriented. Customer satisfaction is important to them, and they are dedicated to producing software of the highest quality. They are fast learners with the flexibility to handle changes in tasks, and they aren't afraid of group collaboration or individual work. It's a fast-paced position, and successful QA Software Engineers are efficient workers who have a "test it to break it" attitude. It's a very analytical and investigative type of work, and lovers of experimental procedures will thrive in this career path.
The physical requirements of being a software test engineer rarely go beyond finger dexterity the ability to handle prolonged sitting. Positions in this line of work are entirely indoors and generally full-time. Most positions require a minimum of a bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or related fields with a few years of project testing leadership experience. Different positions will require knowledge of different programming languages, but common ones include C or C++ and JAVA. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software) Tasks
- Automate test cases.
- Verify fixes.
- Validate and document completion of testing and development.
- Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
- Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.
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