Experienced Quality Assurance Consultant

Bursting Silver Background

Bursting Silver is a professional services company focused on delivering technical solutions to Canadian and US associations, unions, regulatory bodies and non-governmental agencies. Bursting Silver has staff across Canada and the United States. We pride ourselves on having fun while we work, and we are looking for team members who have a passion for technology, are driven by providing exceptional service to clients, and love to find creative solutions to solve tough problems. Our service offerings include mobile applications, web-based applications, IT strategy, business analysis, project management, data migrations, system upgrades and application support.


      • You are an ambitious and accountable person, who is driven by serving clients, have a passion for technology, and love to find creative solutions to solve tough problems.
      • You are smart, agile, and self-motivated and can take an assignment head-on and run with it.
      • You are a strong communicator (English) with a friendly and helping personality.
      • You have a disciplined “get it done” work ethic that will allow you to work productively in a variety of environments – whether at the office, a client’s office, at your home office desk/couch…or Starbucks.
      • You are all about Team. Although we may not always be at the same place or working on the same project at the same time – we are always connected and communicating with one another to support each other.  We leverage technology to the max.
      • You care. About your clients, your team, and your community.  Giving back is such an integral part of what we do.
If this list describes you, please read on:

Job Description

We are looking for a hands-on Intermediate/Senior Quality Assurance Consultant to be a core contributor to a QA team with varied experience levels.


      • 5+ years experience in an intermediate quality assurance role
      • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is an asset
      • Experience with SQL server and writing SQL queries
      • Knowledge in Azure DevOps (or similar), GIT, & Selenium webdriver
      • Experience with working with both Mac OSX and Windows systems
      • Experience developing/using test automation frameworks and test suites
      • Experience with test case management tools
      • Experience with creating test cases, test planning
      • Team lead experience is an asset
      • C# proficiency is an asset
      • Hands-on coding experience with a major programming language is required
      • Experience with continuous integration systems, continuous deployment
      • Experience in Agile Development / Testing Methodology
      • Solid understanding of software QA methodologies and QA processes


      • Implement our company’s QA best practices and processes
      • Be a core contributor to a QA team with varied experience levels
      • Review and analyze requirements and design documents
      • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
      • Create and execute both manual and automated tests
      • Perform code reviews
      • Analyze and manage existing bugs
      • Log new bugs effectively and clearly
      • Liaise with internal teams (developers, business analysts, project managers, product owners) as well as external clients
      • Advocate for test priorities in daily scrum and sprint planning meetings
      • Ensure comprehensive test coverage
      • Produce defect reports, status reports, test reports and other reports as required
      • Identify and investigate issues
      • Raise project issues to the development team in a timely manner
      • Raise process issues to the QA team in a timely manner
      • Other duties as required

Requirements, Technical Skills And Qualifications

      • Excellent problem solving skills
      • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Detail-oriented
      • Well-organized and efficient
      • Able to manage your time well
      • Able to work independently
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
      • Ability to prioritize, solve complex tasks and recognize and escalate risks without supervision
      • Desire to help others be their best

What We Offer

      • Competitive Pay & Benefits
      • Flexible work hours
      • Company social events, games nights, etc. (pending pandemic restrictions)
      • Flexible work locations, remote work
      • Opportunities for growth within the company

Next Steps

Please forward applications via email to msnell@burstingsilver.com. Include a cover letter and resume. In the e-mail subject line, please indicate the position title “Experienced Quality Assurance Consultant”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only be able to contact individuals being invited for an interview.